The best games like Limbo

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The best games like Limbo offer alternative experiences that capture a similar feel or style of play. Although admittedly, that spider is tough to top...

An essential follow-up. If you enjoyed Limbo, it's worth checking out the original Little Nightmares, too. Oh, and we're gonna have nightmares about school teachers forever now. Thanks for that.

Little Nightmares 2

Platform(s): PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Switch

An atmosphere-first platformer that borders on the existential and surreal, The Swapper came a few years after Limbo and excelled by the merit of its own ambience.

The Swapper

Platform(s): PC, PS4

A fantastic push-pull experience with a deeply emotional narrative that deals with grief and coming-of-age. Ingeniously, you control each brother with separate thumbsticks. 

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Platform(s): PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch

A vibrant jaunt to an alien world, Planet Alpha is a left field sucker punch to Limbo’s monochrome visuals. Clamber over molten rock and leap across bouncy leaves as you evade robotic claws and nefarious beasts. 

Planet Alpha

Platform(s): PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Another indie sidescroller that is well worth your time, Never Alone is a powerful story based on a traditional tale from the Iñupiat group of Alaska Natives.

Never Alone

Platform(s): PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch

Inside bottled up Limbo’s lightning but still pushed in a new ambitious direction, framing the game in a brutalist dystopia full of guard dogs and sea vixens. 


Platform(s): PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
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