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8:00 AM on 08.19.2014

Team Meat's new game: Either about voyeurism or more Meat Boy

Team Meat, makers of Super Meat Boy and the upcoming Mew-Genics, has put up a website and trailer for what it calls "A live-action stealth game," called A Voyeur for September. Through my handsomeness and ability t...

Steven Hansen


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




11:00 AM on 11.07.2013

The current Bandcamp Weekly is all about game music

Independent music enthusiasts (and especially those who follow game music) are pretty familiar with Bandcamp as a platform to get affordable music while giving the creators a greater cut than through traditional means. Perhap...

Darren Nakamura

1:00 AM on 11.07.2013

Quick! Get Super Meat Boy on Steam for $2.99 right now

This week's Steam Midweek Madness sale is for Super Meat Boy. The game has been discounted by 80% off it's normal retail price, so you can grab it for $2.99. The amazing soundtrack is also on sale, and that's going for $1.19. You have until Friday at 10AM Pacific to nab both discounted items. Oh, and Super Meat Boy just released on Linux. So there's that news too.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

6:30 PM on 08.19.2013

Inside every Mega Man is a Meat Boy

You've crossed the fans for the last time, Capcom! How DARE you infiltrate the Uwajimaya Asian grocery store in Seattle and reshape the deli meats to resemble Mega Man and Cut Man instead of using all of that wasted time to a...

Tony Ponce

6:00 PM on 08.02.2013

Good Friends Bundle now available on Steam

Steam now has the Good Friends Bundle on sale for $24.99, and if you've been living under a rock, you may want to get in on it. Some of my favorite PC games of all time are a part of the bundle, including Bit.Trip Runner 2 (w...

Chris Carter

8:00 PM on 07.31.2013

A Super Meat Boy movie? Here's the hilarious, shady pitch

It's hard to imagine what, exactly, a Super Meat Boy movie would look like -- but I'll go out on a limb and say it's probably for the best that such an adaptation never happens. Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes of Team Meat...

Jordan Devore



Tonetta does Super Meat Boy ... YES YES YES! photo
Tonetta does Super Meat Boy ... YES YES YES!
by Jim Sterling

Tonetta, the greatest living human, has finally done a song with enough of a connection to videogames to let me get away with posting it as "news." The criminally underappreciated singer/songwriter has produced a song called Super Meat Boy #2. It is your new fantasy.

Sit back, relax, and if you're not yet familiar with this wonderful man ... prepare your soul for entry. 

[Thanks, Vid!]

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8:30 PM on 07.09.2013

Machinarium's Josef and Meat Boy's Dr. Fetus in Runner2

Yesterday saw the announcement of Quote and Razputin, the first two of seven all-star DLC characters for Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. Today we've been treated to two more reveals, the evil Dr. Fe...

Jonathan Holmes

5:00 AM on 03.19.2013

Super Meat Boy dev says DRM is more dangerous than piracy

Tommy Refenes has shown no problem speaking his mind in the past. With the SimCity situation fresh on everyone's minds, he seemed eager to share his opinion once again. Refenes wrote a well thought-out post on his person...

Brett Makedonski

3:15 PM on 02.25.2013

Super Meat Boy dev: XBLA is no longer a way to success

Team Meat co-founder and Super Meat Boy developer Tommy Refenes advises developers to make deals with Steam and avoid Microsoft, in a recent interview with ology. "XBLA isn't a golden ticket to riches anymore," Refenes said. ...

Allistair Pinsof



10,835 deaths, or how I beat the meat photo
10,835 deaths, or how I beat the meat
by Brett Makedonski

“Veni, vidi, vici.”

Julius Caesar immortalized this phrase after an important military victory, but I can’t help but feel as if my application is entirely more impressive. You see, I recently attained the “I’m A Golden God” achievement in Super Meat Boy for obtaining 100% in the game by earning “A+” ratings on each level and collecting every bandage -- a feat that I’m convinced Caesar would be unsuccessful in if he had undertaken it. To boot, I only died 10,834 more times than Caesar ever did.

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m exceptionally late to the party with Super Meat Boy. When it released in October 2010, I didn’t view it as anything other than another tough-as-nails retro platformer that prided itself on inflicting pain and frustration upon the player. In a way, I was right. But, I was also completely wrong.

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6:30 PM on 10.26.2012

Leaderboards: solo multiplayer for competitive introverts

[Dtoid community blogger Corduroy Turtle shares his love of leaderboards as a means to achieve that multiplayer thrill without having to deal with those multiplayer... PLAYERS. Turns out, he's pretty damn good at videogames, ...

Corduroy Turtle

10:00 PM on 06.13.2012

'Potato Sack Reunion' discounts familiar indie games

It's all coming back to me. That time Valve got me to spend an entire weekend trying to find potatoes in independent games. Those of you who missed out on the infamous sale that morphed into something much more substantial no...

Jordan Devore

5:30 PM on 06.09.2012

E3: Retro City Rampage in my hands! My dreams came true!

The final game I checked out at E3 was the PS Vita port of Retro City Rampage, the title I was most looking forward to playing. With the copious amounts of hands-on previews and the frustration of its seemingly endless develo...

Tony Ponce

2:30 PM on 05.31.2012

Meat Boy goes stereoscopic in Retro City Rampage

Today is May 31... HEY! Wasn't Retro City Rampage supposed to come out this month? Briiiiiiaaaaaan! You've got some 'splainin' to doooooooooooo! In all seriousness, the game is finished and running through a final bug check....

Tony Ponce

10:00 AM on 05.07.2012

Team Meat hates free-to-play games

Super Meat Boy is coming to iOS, but creator Ed McMillen isn't throwing it up there without a jab at the current crop of mobile games. Slamming the free-to-play model employed by many titles, McMillen has attacked the kind of...

Jim Sterling