Back of box quote

#1 Edited by Droop (1887 posts) -

So I bought the Limbo Special Edition, and look what is on the back of the box!

Is this the first Giant Bomb quote to make it to a retail product?

#2 Posted by Cloudenvy (5891 posts) -

No, it isn't.

#3 Posted by SomeDeliCook (2341 posts) -

@Cloudenvy

Its perfect!

#4 Posted by ArtisanBreads (3861 posts) -

Wow that Banjo one is hilarious haha

#5 Posted by hwy_61 (923 posts) -

That game IS a masterpiece! Very well put GB staff.

#6 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -

It's 10:30 pm and im sitting in my dark warm room after a long tiring day. Then I read this. And now I'm in the mood to put on my headphones and go through the Limbo journey again in its deafening silence. 
 
Installing.

#7 Posted by ez123 (1966 posts) -

Limbo is kinda okay I guess, I'm not done with it yet. Nuts and Bolts, now there's a masterpiece.

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#8 Posted by SmilingPig (1339 posts) -

I wander what the worst box quote ever printed on a box was.

#9 Posted by Oldirtybearon (4825 posts) -

@SmilingPig said:

I wander what the worst box quote ever printed on a box was.

probably the bullshit in the OP.

I'm guessing it's a Shoemaker quote.

#10 Edited by Ventilaator (1501 posts) -

@SmilingPig said:

I wander what the worst box quote ever printed on a box was.

The one right there in the OP is pretty bad and wrong. Jeff is the only one in the office who got LIMBO right

#11 Posted by MikeGosot (3227 posts) -

Limbo's okay, i guess. But i always say that: Limbo works better in a cinematic way, than in a game way.

#12 Posted by ThatFrood (3375 posts) -

I have never played Limbo, but gauging popular opinion... time has not favored Limbo.

#13 Posted by Shortbreadtom (795 posts) -

"Limbo is as close to perfect at what it does as a game to get"

The fuck does that even mean? Something about the wording in that makes no sense to me.

#14 Posted by Sayishere (1840 posts) -

Never it into limbo, it had a nice art style, but I guess I got down right bored, bu I've never been a huge puzzle game fan to begin with.

#15 Posted by Toxeia (729 posts) -

Wait.. why is there a box for Limbo?

#16 Posted by theManUnknown (176 posts) -

@Shortbreadtom said:

"Limbo is as close to perfect at what it does as a game to get"

The fuck does that even mean? Something about the wording in that makes no sense to me.

It means to say that Limbo comes closer to achieving its set ambitions than most games.

#17 Posted by RazielCuts (2961 posts) -

@ThatFrood said:

I have never played Limbo, but gauging popular opinion... time has not favored Limbo.

Time? Meaning less than 2 years? If that's the 'time' it takes for games hard to go back to then the games industry is fucked. I guess the original Mario Bros hasn't been favoured by time either?

#18 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (5284 posts) -

@Oldirtybearon said:

@SmilingPig said:

I wander what the worst box quote ever printed on a box was.

probably the bullshit in the OP.

I'm guessing it's a Shoemaker quote.

@Ventilaator said:

The one right there in the OP is pretty bad and wrong. Jeff is the only one in the office who got LIMBO right

ARRGGHH! People don't share my opinions on video games!

#19 Posted by Akyho (1658 posts) -

Ryan had an entire paragraph from a review put into a newspaper!! So thats like...better!

#20 Posted by DeF (4903 posts) -

@ThatFrood said:

I have never played Limbo, but gauging popular opinion... time has not favored Limbo.

It was all about the atmosphere with that game. A 2D sidescrolling platformer never really did that as well before Limbo came out which probably blew people away without them noticing why exactly. The gameplay is fairly simple but in context it's really effective with high potential for emotional resonance.

#21 Posted by ThatFrood (3375 posts) -
@RazielCuts: I meant how popular opinion has turned against it. But okay, insinuate I'm a turd.
#22 Posted by Jimbo (9819 posts) -

Ha, probably still true about Nuts & Bolts being the best 360 exclusive. Maybe Shadow Complex.

#23 Posted by pyromagnestir (4324 posts) -

@Toxeia said:

Wait.. why is there a box for Limbo?

@Cloudenvy: Is that technically a quote or just an award? I mean I'm sure someone did actually say it at some point, but still... Feels iffy. Also fuck yeah Nuts and Bolts!

#24 Posted by Phatmac (5726 posts) -

At least it isn't as bad as IGN's quote for Mass Effect 3.

#25 Posted by Hunter5024 (5707 posts) -

They said it was a masterpiece? Really? I knew Brad loved that game but man. Mannn...

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