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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Binding of Isaac: Rebirth team looking for fan feedback


How do you want your naked crying child to look?
Dec 02
[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... read

Nicalis bringing The Binding of Isaac remake to consoles


Remade in 16-bit with local co-op
Nov 28
In a postmortem written by Edmund McMillen over on Gamasutra, the designer has revealed that he was approached by Nicalis president Tyrone Rodriguez to remake The Binding of Isaac for consoles. His answer -- "yes," as you've ... read

The Binding of Isaac turns one, goes 75% off on Steam


Sep 28
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... read

Binding of Isaac remake heading for PC, consoles, mobiles


Aug 28
Edmund McMillen has confirmed that he's planning a full remake of his hit game The Binding of Isaac to be released on consoles, PC, and Android/iOS. Answering questions on his formspring, Edmund says that the new version of t... read

Binding of Isaac passes 700k sales, gets another update


Jun 20
According to game designer Edmund McMillen, The Binding of Isaac has sold more than 700,000 copies to date. This was made possible with help from the "Wrath of the Lamb" expansion, which sold 1/5th of the overall sales in "le... read

Binding of Isaac expansion set to release on May 28


May 07
When someone tries to make videogame characters look hyper realistic, the end result usually leads to feelings of regret. "Why couldn't I just let that link be and move on?" The same effect can be found even for a game like ... read

This Binding of Isaac expansion poster is such a tease


Apr 20
You know, it feels great to not spend every last moment of my free time playing The Binding of Isaac. This has been a nice break, but it won't last for much longer -- not with the upcoming expansion on the horizon. Edmund McM... read

The DTOID SHOW: Mechwarrior, Sim City, & Baldur's Gate!


Feb 29
Yes, you read that correctly. Today's episode of The Destructoid Show is the closest we've actually come to the late-90's flashback episode I've been dying to do that gives me an excuse to buy a Rammstein shirt and some UFO p... read

[Update: Full comment from Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen after the jump] For those who've never heard of the game, The Binding of Isaac is a smart, well designed, randomized little shoot 'em up RPG that's already a... read feature

The Binding of Isaac gets a grotesque retail edition


Jan 28
It was only a few days ago that online retailer, Merge Games, announced they would be selling a retail version of Terraria, a collectors edition no less. Now another of my favorite indie games from last year is getting a reta... read

Binding of Isaac to expand with 'Wrath of the Lamb'


Jan 06
The Binding of Isaac is a deceptively long game if it's full completion you're after. I'm at 25 hours and I know that's nothing. Edmund McMillen recently started working on a new expansion, "Wrath of the Lamb," that will add ... read

This weekend on TwitchTV: Also Binding of Isaac


Nov 04
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... read

The Binding of Isaac: Now with 20% more evil


Oct 31
[Update: The update still hasn't gone live due to server issues, it will launch when they are back up. No word on when that might be, however.] Halloween is upon us, guys and ghouls. For many of us it's an excuse to dress up... read

The Binding of Isaac update delivers improved save system


Oct 14
If there's something that all The Binding of Isaac players can agree on, it's that the game is bloody difficult. The way Binding of Isaac saves has played some part in this and its creators have finally fixed it up a bit... read






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