Limbo is a puzzle-platform video game and the premiere title of independent Danish game developer Playdead Studios. The game was released in July 2010 on Xbox Live Arcade. Limbo is a 2D sidescroller, incorporating a physics system that governs environmental objects and the player character. The player guides an unnamed boy through dangerous environments and traps as the boy searches for his sister. The developer built the game's puzzles expecting the player to fail before finding the correct solution. Playdead called the style of play "trial and death", and used visually gruesome imagery for the boy's deaths to steer the player from unworkable solutions.

The game is presented primarily in monochromatic black-and-white tones, using lighting, film grain effects and minimal ambient sounds to create an eerie atmosphere often associated with the horror genre. Journalists praised the dark presentation, describing the work as comparable to film noir and German Expressionism. Based on its aesthetics, reviewers classified Limbo as an example of "video game as art".
Yeah, Limbo is amazing.
by Spiffy_Bunny January 09, 2011

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A West Indian dance in which the dancers keep bending over backward and passing under a pole that is lowered slightly each time.
Go Get That Stick So We Can Limbo !
by Austin N. Abbey October 10, 2003

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v.
To use both marijuana and dextromethorphen (dxm) at the same time.

n.
A a hazey trip usually robo(dxm)
Druggie: Dude let's limbo!
Druggie 2: Totally! You get the kush and I'll get the robo
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People who are above the age of majority in their district, yet not of the legal drinking and/or gambling age.
"Amber is a limbo because she is 18, thereby a legal adult, yet not allowed to drink or gamble in her home province until she is 19"

"Look at all the limbos coming downtown from America where the drinking age is 2 years older"
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tacky party dance at company picnics, weddings, lame events achieved by walking under a stick of descending height
everytime i go to the company picnic there's a bunch of 12 year girls doing the limbo
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Laughing In My Bed Obesely
When you like to laugh in bed obesely LIMBO
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Limbo is a famous caffe in Belgrade, Serbia. It is known for it's good coffee and exceptional interior design.
I'll be in Limbo around one, having my coffee break.
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