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Word: limbo

Definition: region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo


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"Game Informer" named "Limbo" their Game of the Month for August 2010.
"Limbo" is a 2D sidescroller, incorporating the physics system Box2D to govern environmental objects and the player character.
"Limbo" is presented through dark, greyscale graphics and with minimalist ambient sounds, creating an eerie, haunting environment.
"Limbo" is said to be the first game to attempt a mix of the horror fiction genre with platform games.
"Limbo" was awarded the "Best Indie Game" at the 2010 Spike Video Game Awards.
"Limbo" was designed to avoid the pitfalls of major titles, where the same gameplay mechanic is used repeatedly.
"Limbo" was generally praised for its puzzle design and the simplicity of its controls.
"Limbo" was named as one of ten games for the publicly voted 2011 "Game of the Year" BAFTA Video Game Awards.
"Limbo" was released on 21 July 2010 on the Xbox Live Arcade service, as the first title in the yearly "Summer of Arcade" promotion.
"Limbo" was spoofed by the comedy troope Mega64 during the 2011 Games Developer Conference, and later by the CollegeHumor sister website, Dorkly.
"Limbo"s graphical and audio presentation were considered by reviewers as exceptional and powerful elements of the game.
After losing a game of limbo to Billy and Mandy, Grim is forced to be their best friend forever.
After this, the manuscript remained in limbo until 1976, when it was finally published by the Colorado Associated University Press.
As the player will likely encounter numerous deaths before they solve each puzzle and complete the game, the developers call "Limbo" a "trial and death" game.
Based on its aesthetics, reviewers classified "Limbo" as an example of video games as art.
Bea is separated from her daughter and sent to Wentworth on remand, where she lives in "an uncertain limbo" until she is sentenced.
Before its release, "Limbo" was awarded both the "Technical Excellence" and "Excellence in Visual Art" titles at the Independent Games Festival during the 2010 Game Developers Conference.
By June 2013, just prior to the iOS release, Playdead announced that total sales of "Limbo" across all playforms exceeded 3 million.
By the end of 1968, the Beatles' status as a group entity was in limbo.
Carlsen stated that the puzzles within "Limbo" were designed to " you guessing all the way through".
From the game's inception, Jensen set out three goals for the final "Limbo" product. The first goal was to create a specific mood and art style.
Half of her gun armament was replaced by sonar, a Limbo Anti Submarine Mortar Mark 10 and homing torpedoes.
He was then stuck in diplomatic limbo for several hours.
IGN's Hatfield concluded his review by stating, "Very few games are as original, atmospheric, and consistently brilliant as Limbo".
In April 2011, an Xbox 360 retail distribution of "Limbo" alongside other indie games "Trials HD" and '"Splosion Man" was released.
In March 2011, Microsoft listed "Limbo" as the 11th-highest selling game to date on Xbox Live.
In media industry jargon, development hell (or development limbo) is a state during which a film or other project remains in development without progressing to production.
In the intro movie, a wizard confronts Heinrich and magically seals the tyrant in limbo.
It serves to ensure that property is not left in "limbo" without recognized ownership.
Limbo (stylized as LIMBO) is a puzzle-platform video game, the first title by independent Danish game developer Playdead.
Limbo cases refer to supercentenarians who have been validated or pending by the GRG but whose death date is unknown.
Other reviews disliked the lack of story or its presentation within "Limbo".
Patti later revealed they had opted to use the Unity engine for their next project, citing the development of their custom engine for "Limbo" as a "double product, doing both engine and game", and that their "Limbo" engine is limited to monochromatic visuals.
Playdead was able to buy itself back from its investors in August 2011 from the revenue made from sales of "Limbo".
Problem might not be Axl this time around and might keep this CD in limbo for more years to come.
Several publications, including "Time", "Wired" and the "Toronto Sun" placed "Limbo" as one of the top ten video games of 2010.
Some aspects of "Limbo" bore out from Jensen's own past, such as the forest areas that were similar to forests around the farm he grew up at, and the spider coming from Jensen's arachnophobia.
Some journalists compared "Limbo" to previous minimalist platform games such as "Another World", "Flashback", "Heart of Darkness", "", "Ico", "Portal" and "Braid".
Still threatening to harm Tom’s father in limbo, Morgan forces Tom to assist him in his goal: raising Golgoth, Lord of Winter.
The "New York Daily News" Stu Horvath noted that "Limbo" "turns its lack of obvious narrative into one of the most compelling riddles in videogames".
The Academy also named "Limbo" as the winner of the 2010 Indie Game Challenge award in the "Professional" category, along with a $100,000 prize.
The Civil War years saw the claim in limbo and Rowland hired an attorney to secure a patent.
The game was purposely developed to avoid revealing details of its content; the only tagline the company provided was, "Uncertain of his sister's fate, a boy enters Limbo."
The Mac OS X version of "Limbo" was awarded with Apple's Design Award in 2012.
Their first release was the Self Titled extended play on Gradual Limbo Records.
There have been 43 limbo cases from Japan.
This created severe risk management issues, as counterparties were in legal and financial limbo.
This was to be a joint endeavour, but Tokyo ultimately backed out, leaving it in limbo again.
When Tom returns to Anglezarke, Morgan tells him that his father is trapped in limbo.
With the nomination in limbo, the American Federation of Labor formally voted to recommend that Beeson not be approved by the Senate.

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