INSIDE

INSIDE

  • Publisher
    Playdead
  • Developer
    Playdead
  • Release date
    29 Jun 2016

Pursued and alone, a kid is drawn ever more profound into a dull venture.

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AGM score 86%
GameSpot 8
Metacritic 91
sci-fi
game critics awards
traffic cone
death
male protagonists
helmet
robots
digital distribution
crate
water
puzzle
steam cloud
bird
computer
steam
platformer
train
puzzles
steam achievements
2.5d
indie
rail track
unity engine
origin
torch
door
glass
table
darkness
jump
pipe
elevator
staircase
secret area
side-scrolling
fire
level selection
switch
ladder
fish
book
sand
rain
electricity
young protagonist
bench
pressure plate
evade
pushable block
multiple endings
tree
mind control
barrel
no hud
leaf
plot twist
underwater gameplay
mask
e3 2016
environmental puzzles
e3 2014
the game awards 2016
the game awards nominee 2016
dog
checkpoints
hard hat
horror
truck
cup
shelf
corpse
wooden chair
spotlight
button
cardboard box
photo
desk lamp
smoke
necktie
fence
falling sequence
refrigerator
water cooler
foreshadowing
auto-save
drowning
slope sliding
swinging
cat
log
window
falling damage
safe
cage
extreme violence
chains
bus
camera
barb wire fence
flashlight
cigarette
office chair
clock
phone
electric fan
valve
power line
file cabinet
forklift
hook
locker
scientist
puzzle platformer
improvised bridge
severed limbs
spiritual successor
floating water
hiding
limbo
jump scare moment
ashtray
bathysphere
game developers choice awards 2017
d.i.c.e. awards 2017
game of the year: nominee - 2016 (the game awards)
best narrative: nominee - 2016 (the game awards)
best art direction: nominee - 2016 (the game awards)
faceless hero
pig
sticky note
whiteboard
2" x 4''
globe
dead end
pallet
shopping cart
guidance gameplay
best art direction: winner - 2016 (the game awards)
best music/sound design: nominee - 2016 (the game awards)
best independent game: nominee - 2016 (the game awards)
best independent game: winner - 2016 (the game awards)
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About INSIDE

INSIDE is released by Playdead in 29 Jun 2016. The game is designed by Playdead. INSIDE is a typical representative of the Adventure genre. Playing INSIDE is a pleasure. It does not matter whether it is the first or a millionth hour in Adventure, there will always be room for something new and interesting. Thrilling levels and gameplay INSIDE will not leave anyone indifferent. The complexity of gameplay increases with each new level and does not let any player get bored.

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INSIDE is versatile and does not stand still, but it is never too late to start playing. The game, like many Adventure games has a full immersion in gaming. AllGame staff continues to play it.

INSIDE is perfect for playing alone or with friends.

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Inside - Review

Author: Mattia "Zave" Ravanelli
Date: 2020-03-02 22:04:58
And now how do you do it? Where do I start and how do I start talking about Inside? Discussing and describing it could oscillate between the complex and the useless, a nice mess. So let's do it like that, let's not do it or at least take time. I put my hands forward, we are all aware of it, we live it in an adult way and away. I really do it, for example: off with the standard introduction.

In 2010 a small Danish software house gave Limbo digital prints, an equally small and delightfully disturbing game. One of the first real and tiny giants of the indie scene, not chosen by Microsoft at all and pushed on an Xbox 360 that, at the time, was the standard-bearer of the alternative game. Illuminated choices, which helped not only indie productions to gain space and visibility, but also to the Redmond console to offer an increasingly multifaceted and interesting playground. Over the years, Limbo has gone almost everywhere. And while his verb made of backlit scenes and atmospheres difficult to interpret spread, Playdead, the development team, remained silent.


It took six years for Limbo's team to complete its second proposal, Inside. Initially presented at E3 2014, just at the Los Angeles conference of the Xbox world, Inside now debuts on Microsoft's living room console and is preparing to do it also on PC, a few days later (July 7). All of this accompanied by roars of silence: a strategy probably developed at the table. Otherwise, it is difficult to think that it would not have been possible to focus on a more widespread communication and on the distribution of the right materials (trailers, game videos and much more) to tickle the interest of the players. Something has been done, like an early delivery of some game code towards the end of May to a handful of titles in the United States, but it is clear that PlayDead was not and is not interested in the hype. Thus adapting to the ways and tone of his game.

Damn, I'm talking about Inside, I fell for it. Yet I do not sincerely know how to do it and for what purpose. Why would a few words and a couple of effect phrases be enough to represent, roughly, what is left of Inside, once completed (but will I have finished it for real?) And close it like this. At the same time, such an approach would tend to pigeonhole the game in too brutal and ungenerous ways. Let's try the same: if you like being caught off guard, if you are not looking for certainties but experiences that float around gigantic question marks ... if, in short, you crave the sensations and adore getting lost for a few hours in a suspended and "other" atmosphere, buy Inside. Play it. Or, alternatively, let "he" play for you, then find ourselves here and try to understand what happened.


Better? No, right? We are still on the side of the indefinite, perhaps because Inside is actually indefinable. Perhaps, more likely, because it doesn't help too much to even try to define it. Yet it could be done. Warning, I'm about to make my situation worse. With the old "you could do it" trick, I will do exactly that, pretending not to. In short, Inside could be called the "perfect" follow-up to Limbo and the classic (?) Indie action game, with elements of platform games and a handful of puzzles thrown in. Throw yourself in very well, let's be clear. With Super Mario, Inside, it shares the view that tends to paint the adventure through a predominantly horizontal scrolling and a purely two-dimensional layout, but then it is also enough. Easier, rather, to indulge oneself in the memories (if any) of Another World or Flashback.

Here, cornered I would say that Inside has more of those Delphine games that made history, rather than many others, Limbo included. It will be because of the feeling of not being able to fully understand what is happening on the screen. It will be for the idea of finding yourself in a strange and terrifying and irresistible elsewhere. It will also be due to the exceptional care taken in every single millimeter of the game that can be walked on: not only aesthetic care, which also exists and is absolutely above average and of the norm, but also care of the structural cornerstones of the game. The animations, the system of interaction with its world, everything that makes Inside elementary and intuitive beyond all words, although always immersed in a strange molasses of indefinite and incomprehensible. If you want to do it, you can do it and you don't need any tutorial on the screen. If you can't do it, logic first is suggesting that that's a jump-start idea. Class distributed in generous handfuls.

Go on like this, for a stingy hand (but just and perfectly calibrated) of hours, until you indulge in the game ... and it happens soon enough. You lose the belief that you can really grasp the meaning, provided there is one, and you simply float within its crazy arrangement. A journey that sees a hypothetical Lynch guide us into the diseases of Akats by Katsuhiro Otomo. Without the coolest bike, but the helmet is there. Are you starting to guess that everything is terribly beautiful?

I told you, discussing Inside would have been complicated. At least as much as putting the game costs â‚Ŧ 19.99 into the equation. For someone too much (and one can understand), for someone too little (and one can understand), for someone who cares (here I am). Go and, if you have not been taken by the terror of the aristocratic indie pretentiousness, play it. Then, I repeat, come back here and tell me what the hell it was.


MODUS OPERANDI
I played Inside thanks to a kindly granted download code. I completed (I think) the game in a couple of sessions, on Xbox One, lasting about four hours or less. I've also unlocked achievements, but it's not that it's too important.

Screenshots

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