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Project 2

Inside is the second project of the independent Danish studio PlayDead, which became famous by creating the cult game Limbo. The game's development was partially funded by a grant from the Danish government.

Arcade | platform | dystopia | 2.5 D | action adventure

Inside cover

developer: PlayDead

publisher : PlayDead

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:











Inside is an action platformer with similar style to Limbo, the game that was surprisingly successful on Xbox 360 console in 2010 and later on PlayStation 3 and PC.

The game was developed by Danish studio Playdead led by Dino Patti. Among the key authors of the game there is Arnt Jensen as well. His artistic vision of Limbo was the decisive factor of the success of first game developed by these developers. The Danish Film Institute financially supported the developers.

Plot and mechanics

In Inside the player controls an anonymous boy who travels through dark, rainy universe. He must stop the forces of evil that are trying to take over the world by experimenting on humans. Facing these forces means solving more or less complicated riddles and interacting with the surroundings. Many times it will require high manual skills and quick reflex.

In comparison to the first game, the developers from Playdead added new features to the gameplay. However, the main rules of Inside are similar as in classic 2D platformer games.

Technical aspects

The title uses Unity engine known from such games as Rochard and Wasteland 2. The three-dimensional graphics has more colors and the climatic and uncomplicated music perfectly suits the title.

Age Rating

age requirements: 16+

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i7 920 2.7 GHz/AMD Phenom II 945 3.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce 660/Radeon R9 270 or better, 3 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz/AMD FX 8120 3.1 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce 250 GTS/ Radeon HD6570 or better, 3 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10 64-bit

Apple iOS

Inside Game Guide

game guide 29 July 2016

The Inside guide contains a full walkthrough for the game. It tells about all riddles and obstacles and informs how to find all of the secret locations that unlock achievements required for revealing the hidden ending.

Inside Review enthralled by the creators of Limbo

Review 07 July 2016 15:10

For the last couple of years Playdead have been working hard on a new title, a follow up to the success of Limbo. Inside is the outcome. This is a gloomy journey of a little kid into the world of unethical human experiments.

Inside drops Denuvo Anti-Tamper

News 24 November 2016 14:14

Two days after the game launched on GOG, Inside got an update that removes Denuvo system from the Steam version of the game.