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This week I was tempted to do all Bloodborne all the time, because we had so many Bloodborne stories go up that got a ton of attention. Instead, I collected them all into one little Bloodball and turned the abundance in...

Look, I hate these posts as much as the next guy, alright? Kids. Yuck. Some people devote their lives to raising these little piles of germs with suspect motor skills. Even my dumb parents were foolish enough to fall into th...

Tommy Refenes' is one half of Team Meat (Super Meat Boy, Mew-Genics, Super Meat Boy Forever). He has Type-1 Diabetes. So does his Mom. She's had it for 32 years, and over that time, she's suffered from progressively worsening...

[Update: Edmund McMillen wrote a blog post to explain that Super Meat Boy Forever uses auto run, but is not an endless runner. So it's more like Bit.Trip Runner than anything. Though there is an endless mode with da...



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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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!]

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...

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...

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. ...

“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...

[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, ...

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...

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...

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: Some of you asked if Super Meat Boy: The Game will be an iOS exclusive. Official comment from Team Meat- "anything is possible.. but yeah its not exclusive at all"] Here is some old news that been newly confirmed. Wh...

On last Sunday's episode of Sup Holmes?, I wore my Rhythm Heaven Fever t-shirt. I also spoke with Tommy Refenes (the man responsible for of 70% of Super Meat Boy) and Shannon Gregory (the woman responsible for 99% of the vie...

Happy Monday! Hopefully you've all had enough time to adequately recover from your weekend by now... but if you think you can handle some more, why not crack open a beer and join us for tonight's episode of The Destructoid S...

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...

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...

Put on your smoking jacket, top off your vintage champagne flute, and get cozy by the fireplace as you relax to Super Meat Boy! - Choice Piano Cuts. Here is a gift for the classy continental in your life, a musical journey t...

The games of the guest characters from Super Meat Boy's PC release are being discounted by 50 percent this week on Steam. That list includes such notable titles as Aquaria, Bit.Trip Beat, Bit.Trip Runner, Braid, Gish, Machina...

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...

I tried to think of a snappier title, but there is only so much you can do with this topic. To celebrate the 1st birthday of their inaugural title, Team Meat is giving away the Wacom table that Team Meat's Edmund McMillen use...

It is hard to believe that a year has passed since the lovable little red bundle of muscle and sinew jumped on to XBLA. So, to help celebrate this momentous occasion, Team Meat has decided to make November Supe...

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...

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...

You all remember those mock-up screens from other independent developers that were placed in Super Meat Boy, don't you? The image above is one such screen, created by Terry Cavanagh, the person responsible for VVVVVV. In a fu...

There is only one series of games about an Italian plumber jumping on turtles and eating mushrooms that make him grow twice his normal height. Likewise, there is only one game series about a hedgehog that can run tremendousl...

Super Meat Boy is jam packed with secrets, unlockable characters, and death dealing environmental hazards. Amazingly enough, the game might have been even bigger. If everything Team Meat ever intended for the game had made th...

Thanks to Tomopop, I know a thing or two about the custom toy scene. That's why I'm so shocked to see that these hand-made Super Meat Boy toys only cost $12 a piece. There are seven figures in all, each featuring varied level...

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...






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