It looks incredible and controls beautifully, but Inside’s best ideas are spread too thin.
Playdead's follow-up to Limbo is a superior game in every way.
Inside is a 2D puzzle platformer that builds upon what made Limbo great, and in fact builds something greater.
Inside's nightmarish journey is fascinating and frightening in equal measure. This puzzle platformer is easily consumed, but digesting its disturbing world will be a contemplative challenge.
A worthy follow-up to Limbo, that challenges in terms of both its fiendish puzzles and its harrowing storytelling.
Inside is the closest I have ever felt to experiencing a simulated nightmare. It’s the perfect showcase of the kind of emotion an interactive experience can inspire
Inside is a beautiful, haunting tale of survival and individuality with engaging puzzles and an intriguing world.
Inside deftly explores darkness without resorting to humor
Playdead's followup to Limbo expands on and improves all of that game's ideas so thoroughly, there's no question why it took six years to get here.
Combine a highly compelling visual narrative with superb puzzles and brilliant platforming, and you have Inside, one of the most intriguing, addictive, and beautiful-looking games of this generation. Its only downside is that it's quite short, but while it lasts, it's absolutely glorious.