Independent game development studio Playdead announced today that its black and white puzzle-platforming adventure, Limbo, will be available worldwide on consoles this year, with a summer launch exclusively on Xbox Live Arcade.

Nominated for awards in both Art and Technical Excellence in the 12th Annual Independent Games Festival, Limbo puts players in the role of a young boy travelling through a hostile world in an attempt to discover the fate of his sister.

A short preview of Limbo will be playable at the IGF pavilion during the 2010 Game Developers Conference, taking place in San Francisco from March 11-13.

For more information about Limbo, visit the official Web site.

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