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Generally favorable reviews- based on 616 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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Inside - Official E3 2016 Trailer
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: 75 out of 87
  2. Negative: 4 out of 87
  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. Jul 1, 2016
    10
    My emotions at the beginning of the game were mostly filled with fear. The pit in my stomach as I barely escaped death time after time wasMy emotions at the beginning of the game were mostly filled with fear. The pit in my stomach as I barely escaped death time after time was intense. Contrast that to the huge smile on my face the last 20 minutes(I laughed out loud multiple times, though I'm probably twisted). This game is incredible and should not be missed. Expand
  3. Aug 14, 2016
    10
    LIMBO was a genre-defining effort that took the gaming world by storm, and I loved every moment of it. INSIDE had been teased for years so itLIMBO was a genre-defining effort that took the gaming world by storm, and I loved every moment of it. INSIDE had been teased for years so it began to build hype, which is potentially fatal to a game's reception. I was anxious as to how it could top the minimalist masterpiece that was LIMBO. It didn't equal LIMBO's greatness, but it somehow managed to accelerate onto a whole other level. This is what video games should be. The visuals are some of the best I've ever seen in a video game; despite the visuals being very minimalist and washed out like its predecessor, they are striking and beautiful, along with the glorious faux-3D level design. Its story unfolds slowly but at a perfect pace, sustaining a constant sense of intrigue and excitement. The game also evokes a surprising amount of emotion even though a word is never spoken and a facial expression is never seen. THAT is the sign of a good game; one which can make you feel something based solely on its level design and pace.

    The finale of the game was one of the biggest surprises and it hits all the marks in surrealism. The only disappointing aspect of the game was that the credits came too soon. This was so worth the six year wait and I'm thoroughly excited to see what Playdead think of next.
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  4. Jul 1, 2016
    10
    Sensacional, jogo com uma atmosfera, física, gráficos e ambientação excelentes. Lembra muito Limbo mas é um jogo bem diferente, o final é deSensacional, jogo com uma atmosfera, física, gráficos e ambientação excelentes. Lembra muito Limbo mas é um jogo bem diferente, o final é de explodir a cabeça e nos fazer pensar, o jogo possui um final secreto apenas quando você pega todos os coletáveis, tente descobrir o que acontece. Recomendo muito que todos joguem e prestigiem esse incrível jogo da playdead, depois de terminar o jogo assistam o trailer novamente. Expand
  5. Oct 12, 2016
    9
    One of the best video games ever. All its aspects are brilliant and fit together almost perfectly. Also it is incredibly innovative andOne of the best video games ever. All its aspects are brilliant and fit together almost perfectly. Also it is incredibly innovative and charismatic. The only problem is that it's a very limited experience. Expand
  6. Jul 1, 2016
    8
    There was nothing bad about the game. The narrative, art design, score and gameplay/puzzles were all very well done. However, I don't seeThere was nothing bad about the game. The narrative, art design, score and gameplay/puzzles were all very well done. However, I don't see anything particularly mind-blowing or genre-defining here. It's well made, but it didn't blow me away. I'm not going to say why others should not feel that way, but after beating it (in less than 4 hours by the way) I walked away satisfied that I got my money's worth and had a good experience with the game, but extremely confused as to why this game is being hailed as the greatest thing ever. Expand
  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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