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Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

Edmund McMillen wants to improve The Lost in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth


Plus some new Afterbirth content
May 05
In this week's update for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Edmund McMillen publicly acknowledged the existence of the super secret character, The Lost, and announced that he'd like to alter the character in a way that would bal... read
Isaac Eternal Edition

Binding of Isaac: Eternal Edition update is a free helping of torment


The Devil's in the patch notes
May 03
A free update for the original Binding of Isaac has been released today for anyone who has the Wrath of the Lamb expansion. The new Eternal Edition will let you relive all of the glory of the original game's choppy flash base... read
The Binding of Isaac

Check out The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth on the Wii U GamePad


23 glorious seconds
Apr 29
When The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth came out last November, I got sucked back into the dark, dank basement full of doo-doo for a good two months. This video of Isaac on a Wii U GamePad is enough to get me thirs... read
Afterbirth update

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth expansion to feature new transformations, ruin my life


Norman Bates chic
Apr 28
Well I'm doomed. The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth expansion, Afterbirth, is going to include a whopping eight new transformations to discover, experiment with, and obsess over. I'm already addicted to transforming into Guppy the... read
And God said, 'Let there be games'
Religion is not something that is discussed much when talking about videogames, even though many games often feature religious themes and stories based on religious texts. It's difficult to avoid these things, since religion ... read feature

Isaac shirts

Bind yourself in Isaac shirts


Show your naked crying boy pride
Mar 22
These Binding of Isaac shirts from theyetee.com combine the terror of Isaac with nostalgic love for Zelda, creating something that is making me reconsider my “no game t-shit” policy. The three new shirts include a... read
It's still really f*cking hard, though
[Dtoid community blogger Corduroy Turtle offers some strategies for achieving 100% completion in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth. What a guy! --Mr Andy Dixon] The concept of difficulty is likely different for everyone. Personal... read feature

Binding of Isaac DLC

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth DLC coming this year


Get ready for the Afterbirth
Feb 13
Edmund McMillen announced some new details today about the upcoming DLC for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, aptly titled Afterbirth. It looks like it's going to be a HUGE expansion with tons of new content, which Edmund says, ... read
Binding of Isaac

OG Binding of Isaac getting DLC love


Don't go cryin' to your mama
Feb 04
I'm not going to lie to you, I've never played the original Binding of Isaac. Hell, I didn't even know there was one separate from The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth that has gotten extensive playtime on my Vita. Well, for those ... read
More Binding of Isaac

Fan ideas will make it into The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth's expansion


A new mode will 'almost double the amount of things you can do'
Nov 25
As a fan of The Binding of Isaac, I had lofty expectations for Rebirth and it more than delivered. Problem is, I don't have enough time to play it (and make any real headway). And now there's more content on the way. Like the... read
Who beats off on paper? Werewolves. That's who.
Max and I started playing The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth because it's a good-ass game, and we like to do gaming. Max has actually never played any iteration of Binding of Isaac before, so I let him go first, knowing that I'd only have to wait a few minutes before my turn. read feature

Team Meat

Team Meat and Rebirth dev talk about the woes of fans datamining The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth


All the secrets have been ruined
Nov 13
Recently on a stream called Vinesauce, Edmund McMillen and Tyrone Rodriguez, the original creator of The Binding of Isaac and the guy who lead the Rebirth project respectively talked about datamining. In short, most of t... read
The best game you'll ever play about washing poop out of a basement with your tears
In 2011, I lost a chunk of my life. An insidious tendril of addiction, despair, and obsession caught me by the ankle and dragged me into the The Binding of Isaac's darkened basement. I lost dozens of hours, whole days at a ti... read feature

Team Fortress 2

We could've had Binding of Isaac poop hats in Team Fortress 2


Valve went with horns instead
Oct 14
When I clicked on this blog post for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, my eyes went straight to the second image -- specifically, the sobbing Heavy. Love it. Next, they shifted to the Scout wearing a hat that looks like a giant ... read
Wii U

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth teased for Wii U


Smiley face
Oct 07
Fans of The Binding of Isaac have long wanted the game on 3DS and while that'd be great to see one day, I'd be just as happy to to have it on Wii U. Which might actually happen! I know! Nicalis uploaded this video yesterday and that blip at the beginning sure is a Wii U overlay. There's also this Twitter exchange between designer Edmund McMillen and Nicalis' Tyrone Rodriguez. [Via GoNintendo] read
Binding of Isaac

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is everything I hoped it'd be


PS Vita owners especially are in for a treat
Sep 08
One of my favorite parts of PAX Prime this year was an appointment with Nicalis. Not only was the meeting away from the crowded, noisy Washington State Convention Center, it was an opportunity to get sucked into The Binding o... read
Binding of Isaac

Co-op in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is looking good


A short Let's Play preview from the McMillens
Aug 19
Here's Edmund and Danielle McMillen previewing cooperative play in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth including one of the game's twenty challenges, Head Trauma, in which you have tons of tears spraying all over the place but the... read
Binding of Isaac

Replay runs, customize controls in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth


PS Vita visuals won't be exactly on par
Jul 29
I convinced myself long ago that The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth was something I needed in my life, so every additional detail or feature we're told about in the lead up to release is just icing on top. This week, customizable ... read
Binding of Isaac

Binding of Isaac: Rebirth's Jar lets you capture hearts like Link does fairies


Oh my, this game is going to be big
Jul 22
Some 150 new items are being added to Binding of Isaac for Rebirth, and as the game inches toward completion, Edmund McMillan is dutifully trotting several of them out one at a time to let us know what we can expect. The... read
Binding of Isaac Rebirth

Binding of Isaac Rebirth's developer re-iterates that it will be super large


'Much larger than the original and the expansion put together'
Jul 03
We've gotten many hints that Binding of Isaac Rebirth will be a very large game, but a new blog update shines a little more light on what goes into that equation. While the original game and the expansion had 198 items, ... read
Binding of Isaac

Here's how co-op works in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth


How is babby formed?
Jun 18
We've long known that The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth will have an all-new local cooperative feature but here are the specifics, as broken down by designer Edmund McMillen. When the second player presses start, they'll randomly... read
Binding of Isaac

New Binding of Isaac: Rebirth character detailed


Spoilers below
May 27
There are going to be "a few" new playable characters in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth but we'll only hear about one of them pre-release. Eden is a randomly generated character that "isn't a man, nor are they a woman," accord... read
Deals

You should consider getting Desktop Dungeons at half price


Also, Binding of Isaac and Spec Ops
May 13
My original intention was to inform you that Desktop Dungeons is $7.49 this week on Steam until Friday morning, and that you should play it because it's real good. Hard as hell, but good. That was until I noticed another game... read
Binding of Isaac

More info and screens from Binding of Isaac: Rebirth teased


Definitive details and final build soon
Apr 30
Hey, remember when that Binding of Isaac remake was announced forever ago? Well it still exists, and now we're able to see a bit more of what to expect. First off the "Bony" enemy has been teased, which is a pretty simple foe... read
Binding of Isaac

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth might get a level editor as DLC


If there's demand, which there surely will be
Apr 21
Asked if The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth would have a publicly available level editor, designer Edmund McMillen responded, yeah, that might eventually happen. "The editor won't be in a state to go public so we won't be releasin... read
Edmund McMillen

Edmund McMillen teases upcoming reveals with a pixel smudge


I bet it has something to do with videogames
Mar 16
Edmund McMillen, creator of Binding of Isaac and one half of Team Meat (Mewgenics, Super Meat Boy) is excited and I don't know why. Maybe you can figure it out.  Edmund recently tweeted "the weekend is totally ... read
Binding of Isaac

Laser-filled The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth .gifs bring me joy


Cryogenic freezing isn't a thing yet, right?
Mar 12
The official Tumblr for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth has been rolling out regular, punchy updates for a while now -- lots of blurbs that, while exciting, haven't necessarily been worth a full post here. Being the fan of .gif... read
Binding of Issac

Here's some juicy info on The Binding of Issac Rebirth


Creator Edmund McMillen fills us in on the art style, controller support and more.
Jan 13
With all the hullabaloo about Mew-genics, I forgot that Team Meat's Edmund McMillen was still working on the the new The Binding of Issac: Rebirth. Edmund has posted a big Q&A about the game's development that makes me r... read

Binding of Isaac remade with graphics made of paper


Doodles come to life in this free fan tribute
Mar 17
[Update: The developers of the game just updated the latest build in honor of this post, so check it out] The Binding of Isaac starts out with the drawings of a sad, talented young person. Later, those drawings appear t... read
Binding of Isaac

More new sprites unveiled for Binding of Isaac: Rebirth


McMillen reports recreation of original assets largely complete
Feb 09
Edmund McMillen has revealed a new sheet of sprites for the upcoming remake of his surprise hit game, The Binding of Isaac. In a post to his personal blog, McMillen accompanied the images with news that a large percentag... read
The Binding of Isaac

Binding of Isaac piano arrangement is sweet sorrow


Might give you a case of the feels
Feb 03
When The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth was announced, I was puzzled by some of the folks were annoyed with the new graphics, deeming them "pointless." They seemed to think that because they liked the original game's visuals ... read

Binding of Isaac: Rebirth's cast gets fleshed out


Looking pretty fleshy there, Peep
Dec 22
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is one of my most anticipated games of 2013. The new sprite-based graphics and the promise of additional content is giving me the vapors. The original Isaac looks great too, but this new "16-bit"... read






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