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LIMBO Going Mobile?

Big spider on the small screen.

A job listing from Playdead is suggesting that LIMBO may be heading to mobile platforms.

The company is looking for a programmer to port their games on to new platforms, with “iOS, Win8, Android, NACL and other platforms” being investigated. Of course, apart from a new IP being worked on, LIMBO is currently their only game.

Perhaps a smaller screen will make that spider sequence less terrifying. If you’ve played LIMBO, you’ll know what I mean.

Source: IndieGameMag

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8 Comments
  1. Kennykazey
    Member
    Since: Mar 2010

    I’m glad more people will get to play this game, but touch controls? No thank you.

    Comment posted on 28/02/2012 at 09:32.
  2. Eldave0
    andUandU
    Since: Aug 2008

    So glad this game got the recognition it deserved. Simple yet brilliant and beautiful at the same time :)

    Comment posted on 28/02/2012 at 09:42.
  3. Youles
    Member
    Since: Feb 2011

    Awesome game – but it was hard enough let alone with touch screen! Would happily play it on my Vita though!
    Playing it through in 1 sitting dying less than 5 times is one of my proudest trophies – only died once too! :)

    Comment posted on 28/02/2012 at 09:45.
  4. djhsecondnature
    Since: Forever

    A game that’s primary selling point is it’s atmosphere on a device with a tiny screen and often negating sound? Don’t think it’s the best fit personally.

    Comment posted on 28/02/2012 at 10:13.
  5. The Lone Steven
    Never heard of him.
    Since: May 2010

    I didn’t find that spider that scary tbh. But Limbo on a smaller screen, hmm not sure what to make of it. I can see it being either better or worse. Also, i hope it won’t have touch screen controls as there is no real reason for it. :)

    Comment posted on 28/02/2012 at 10:26.
  6. Taylor Made
    Member
    Since: Oct 2011

    They sshould bring this too the ps vita, it would be a nice touch like escape plan

    Comment posted on 28/02/2012 at 11:36.
  7. Jakster123x
    Member
    Since: Aug 2011

    Limbo is such a great game. Can’t wait to see PlayDead’s new title

    Comment posted on 28/02/2012 at 16:11.
  8. gaffers101
    Member
    Since: Oct 2008

    I think Limbo would work on iPad but not sure about a small phone screen, looking forward to seeing it on the App Store soon.

    Comment posted on 28/02/2012 at 19:02.

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