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In the world before the internet, secrets and weirdness seemed to lie around every corner. Now that information is being exchanged by everybody everywhere at all times, it's a lot harder to feel like there's any mystery left...
Team Meat is teasing its newest game with a rather catchy song, centered around cute cats, hideous experiments, and lots of pooping. That seems to be the theme of Mew-Genics, and although we don't have any more gameplay reve...
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...
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...
The original idea for Sup Holmes was for the show to be 3-4 minutes long and be animated in the style Constructoid. Shannon Gregory from Nintendo was going to be my sidekick, and Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes fr...
It's no secret that Super Meat Boy developer Team Meat has been critical of Microsoft after its experience getting the game on Xbox Live Arcade. Speaking to Eurogamer, designer Edmund McMillen said that "For a while I really ...
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. ...
Following up on 17 weeks of teasing, Edmund McMillen has finally spilled some beans on what the gameplay of Team Meat's latest project, Mew-Genics, will actually consist of. Up until now, we knew there were cats and that they...
Mew-Genics, Team Meat's next game, has been shrouded in secrecy from the start. We still don't know much about the game other than it's coming to Steam and iPad, has some gray-scale art direction, and it involves at least one...
[Update: New screen featuring the GBA-stlye art direction straight from Edmund McMillen's twitter. This is definitely my new favorite.] I'm still freaking out about The Binding of Isaac coming to consoles. I loved the origina...
Hey gang! We're backed after a long, charity-filled weekend. Oh, and look! Some video game news! Since we haven't talked about Borderlands 2 enough, news of an iOS game has been leaked. Team Meat's new game is called Mew-Geni...
Edmund McMillen of Team Meat has just announced that he and Tommy Refenes are hard at work on their follow-up to Super Meat Boy. It's about cats. Mew-Genics was conceived during a game jam session, but the duo felt it had pot...
Has it really been a year since The Binding of Isaac released? Time sure does fly when you're playing and replaying such a deceptively large game. To celebrate the one-year anniversary, Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl are d...
By now you've likely delved into the mind of Edmund McMillen with his more recent fetus-laden indie hits. But today let's dig a little deeper into the dark recesses of his mind to discuss his seminal works with an array of fl...
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....
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...
[Update: Tommy Refenes just contacted us to let us know that the source article was taken out of context. He actually doesn't know what the eShop cap is, but if Nintendo wanted to make things easy for developers, he thinks a ...
Sup Holmes, Dtoid's new internet live stream video talk show/podcast rides again this Sunday, February 12th. This time around we have Shannon for Destructoid's E3 2011 Wii U coverage, and Tommy Refenes from Team Me...
First Indie Game: The Movie was a hit at Sundance, then it started making its way towards the small screen via a HBO re-imagining, and now it's hitting the road... to Santa Cruz. Hopefully it will be hitting m...
As part of my Sundance coverage for film-centric sister-site Flixist.com, I got to check out Indie Game: The Movie last night. This much anticipated documentary focuses on the development of Super Meat Boy, the development he...
It's been a long time coming, but the heavily anticipated documentary Indie Game: The Movie will finally make its debut this week. The film will premiere to an audience -- that, let's be honest, couldn't care less about video...
I picked up Super Meat Boy during the Steam Winter Sale way back in 2011. I'd seen and heard quite a bit about the little flab of meat and knew that it was going to be a more challenging platformer. What I didn...
People are talking about Dark Souls, saying that it's all hard and stuff. While I don't disagree with that claim, the kind of difficulty that Dark Souls offers isn't the kind I can easily appreciate. Though I'm far from an e...
Destructoid's Twitch.tv channel is committed to bringing lots of great gaming-related entertainment even during the weekends. From playing games on the stream, to discussing them in a talk show format, we bring a wi...
You may not have heard the name Guillaume Boucher-Vidal, but you're about to. He has opinions and he wants to share them with the world. The Nine Dots Studio manager has gone on record as saying the PSN is close to a "co...
Following last week's miniature sh*tstorm, Super Meat Boy developer Team Meat has declared that it's highly unlikely to ever work with Microsoft in the future. Team Meat claims it was ill-treated by the company over the XBLA ...
Team Meat recently leveled some ire at Microsoft over the way that Super Meat Boy was allegedly treated on Xbox Live Arcade. Claiming that "near death experiences" were had during the SMB development cycle, Team Meat claims t...
Team Meat loves the PC, as evidenced by a recent promise to never develop a game that couldn't be brought to computers. Speaking on a recent Indie Games podcast, Ed McMillen said that PC gaming is a necessity for indie develo...
Edmund McMillen's latest personal project, The Binding of Isaac, looks as weird as everything else the man has ever done in videogames. The latest trailer appears to place its focus on the variety of enemies Isaac will encou...
The Binding of Isaac is the first semi-solo project from Edmund McMillen (co-creator of Super Meat Boy) since Twitter got to be a thing. As such, he hadn't opened his own Twitter account until now. With a fresh game to promot...
Oh, Team Meat, you wacky pair of pricks!
There has been a lot of talk lately about what constitutes plagiarism in game design. Is it stealing to make a game that looks just like another game, but plays differently? If you take all the basic elements of a game, but a...
Imagine you've just spent the past two years of your life working on a videogame. You've sacrificed your money, your time, your physical health (to the point where you've ended up in the hospital at least once) and your sanit...
Fans in the United Kingdom are going to get a meaty treat when Super Meat Boy arrives at retail on August 26. As well as the Ultra Edition, gamers will also have a chance to buy the Ultra Rare Edition, which includes all previous special edition contents plus a T-shirt. Check out the full details below ...
Piracy will never stop being a controversial topic among gamers, but one unlikely studio doesn't care. Team Meat isn't bothered about Super Meat Boy being ripped off on a massive scale, despite its status as an indie game.&nb...
[Update: According to this interview with IGN, the game is influenced by the original Legend of Zelda, Satanism scares of the 1980s, and a passage from the bible about Abraham nearly sacrificing his son in order to show his d...
Ever since Team Meat (creators of Super Meat Boy, the greatest 2D platformer of the modern era) started asking their fans via twitter about their favorite run and gun games, I've been chomping at the bit to know what their n...