Hello! My name is HMSquared, and this is my theory on the true story of INSIDE, and how it is connected to LIMBO since they were both created by the same company. (This is more like a story than a theory, so enjoy!)
My theory is that most of the world was destroyed before INSIDE began, and the government is creating the blob so they can take control of everyone left. The nameless protagonist is trying to stop the government because he thinks they killed his sister. When the boy finally gets mixed into the blob at the end of the game, he learns his sister is alive and that she was the long-haired character (or siren, as I call her) who was sent to kill her brother, but she helped him instead, which is why she is in the blob. When the blob fi…
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It is commonly assumed by many that at the very start of the game a scenario of escaping capture is playing out and while that is true to an extent there is a much more shocking truth behind it.
For those who have discovered the alternative ending to the game where the protagonist disconnects what looks to be something related to the control helmets you should know that it is revealed that the protagonist then slumps lifelessly similar to other characters once you're done controlling them. So if the child is being controlled how is that so, what is the true nature of these controllable people we see march and follow instructions and who is the one controlling them.
I'd like to turn your attention to the pig farm we see, like in my previous i…Read more >
Without a doubt this is one of the most well-paced, deep and mysterious stories that has yet to come out of the Gaming Community and as such I think that Playdead, who alongside their previous game limbo that was also marvelous, deserve my full effort in fleshing out my story interpretation of Inside. We play a young, mute and stylistically faceless boy who starts the game presumably escaping from one of those capsule like containers and follows a lorry full of people being escorted away by a militia of some description. After escaping capture or death at the hands of these armed men and their mutts you catch up to the Lorry that has departed its cargo who are now lined up for something.
We discover to our dismay that whatever was done to t…Read more >