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Generally favorable reviews- based on 645 Ratings

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  • Summary: Hunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project. The second game from Limbo developer Playdead.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 87 out of 87
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 87
  3. Negative: 0 out of 87
  1. Feb 14, 2017
    100
    By entering the world of Inside, you'll forget your own world and everything that's been going on in it. From beautiful art design to engaging gameplay, thrilling atmosphere to marvelous story, everything about this game is truly exceptional. Do not miss it.
  2. Jun 28, 2016
    100
    Brings to fruition whatever Playdead’s designers were scratching at six years ago...This now feels like where Limbo was headed all along. I’m just grateful Playdead has been afforded the chance to bring us there.
  3. Jul 4, 2016
    100
    Much like Limbo, Inside also has a timeless quality to it and is yet another must-play experience from Playdead.
  4. Jun 28, 2016
    90
    Inside is not only one of the best indie games in a long time, it might as well be the best game of 2016, so far. With beautiful design and an interesting story, Playdead manages to deliver a platform adventure that won't leave anyone untouched.
  5. Edge Magazine
    Aug 26, 2016
    90
    Inside may require thought, care and occasionally a sharp sense of timing to progress, but its obstacles never feel unfair. [Issue#296, p.120]
  6. Jun 30, 2016
    90
    Inside is an artistic triumph. Video games, at their best, fold their various components into a whole that is far greater than the sum of their parts. Inside does exactly that, and more so does exactly what its name implies: it gets in your head, in your system, and stays there.
  7. Jun 28, 2016
    75
    Inside, from the makers of Limbo, is just like its predecessor - truly amazing to explore. The beautiful atmosphere and the intriguing themes are interesting, even though the game is fairly short and does not succeed in being very challenging.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 76 out of 90
  2. Negative: 4 out of 90
  1. Jun 29, 2016
    10
    Fascinating and breathtaking from A to Z. Never a game has deliver so much feelings to me.

    INSIDE shows how video games are meant to be.
    Fascinating and breathtaking from A to Z. Never a game has deliver so much feelings to me.

    INSIDE shows how video games are meant to be. But it also shows how Art can be.

    Thank you Playdead, for everything.
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  2. Jun 30, 2016
    10
    If you liked Limbo you will love this. The ending gave me goose bumps. My GF walked in around the ending and screamed WTF is that??? Could notIf you liked Limbo you will love this. The ending gave me goose bumps. My GF walked in around the ending and screamed WTF is that??? Could not recommend more. Expand
  3. Jul 14, 2016
    10
    What can one say. Just play it. Just play the damn game! If you like Limbo, you'll love it! Played the whole thing in one night because itWhat can one say. Just play it. Just play the damn game! If you like Limbo, you'll love it! Played the whole thing in one night because it easily pulls you in and grabs your curiosity "what is this world I'm exploring? What happened to society?" This game is another step forward for video games as a creative story telling thought provoking amazing piece of entertainment device! Expand
  4. Jun 29, 2016
    10
    Damn, what a beautiful masterpiece. Saying anything would be a spoiler, this should be play ASAP. if you enjoyed LIMBO in any way, shape, orDamn, what a beautiful masterpiece. Saying anything would be a spoiler, this should be play ASAP. if you enjoyed LIMBO in any way, shape, or form, you will love Inside. Expand
  5. Aug 18, 2016
    9
    A must play. 3-5 hours in length(a bit short if you are looking for something more meaty to sink your teeth into) and generally fairly simpleA must play. 3-5 hours in length(a bit short if you are looking for something more meaty to sink your teeth into) and generally fairly simple puzzles are my only very minor complaints.

    As others have said, its beautifully designed, very unsettling in a good way, and it leaves enough mystery after you finish to leave you thinking about for a while. Just go buy it, and play it, you won't regret it.
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  6. Sep 9, 2017
    8
    INSIDE
    Odd but great
    Inside is a puzzle platforming game lasting a little less than 4 hours where you play as a boy trying to escape.. From
    INSIDE
    Odd but great
    Inside is a puzzle platforming game lasting a little less than 4 hours where you play as a boy trying to escape..
    From what I’m not sure... a factory of sorts... a communist country… from being a test subject…
    Hews trying to escape... you just go forward hiding in shadows, outsmarting the occasional enemies and doing multiple environmental puzzles…
    Inside Is from the same studio that made LIMBO, and they feel pretty similar, though INSIDE feels much more polished and varied and to me was a much more enjoyable, and much more confusing experience..
    |Confusing because of the story. . Not the puzzles…
    Every puzzle I ran across in inside had a clever solution…
    I understood what needed to be done most of the time, but it was up to me figuring out how to accomplish this...
    There are many different puzzle types thrown in here, from timing, to pulling items, to distracting, to straight up mind control…
    I don’t have a favorite puzzle type as they were all equally fun to figure out…
    And the setting here its creepy and eaerie
    you feel like there’s danger around every corner, really immersing you into its world…
    as does the delivery of this games campaign as it slows down for a few stealth sections where you’re trying to blend in to not die..
    As this entire game you’re being searched for…
    so you have to dodge the sight of enemies as well as spot lights...
    no sections too frustrating with perfectly placed checkpoints much like limbo…
    INSIDE is a really special experience with moments I want to talk about but to prevent spoilers…I can’t
    if one things for certain, you’ll leave this game wondering exactly what just happened…
    I wasn’t quite blown away by this game as everyone else…
    but I can still see its magic…
    I give Inside
    an 8.5/10
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  7. Jul 27, 2016
    0
    o jogo e ruim em todos os aspectos, nao vale a pena comprar ele pois alem de a historia ser pessima a gameplay do jogo torna-se repetitiva eo jogo e ruim em todos os aspectos, nao vale a pena comprar ele pois alem de a historia ser pessima a gameplay do jogo torna-se repetitiva e chata durante toda a campanha e tambem tem a questao dos gaficos que são bastante ultrapassados. Expand

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