We might have assumed this from the timing of the beta (starting this week), but Battleblock Theater has officially received a spring 2013 release window. The long, long wait for the game – we first heard about it as "Game 3" in 2009 – is almost over, probably. Depending on the beta, we suppose.

The news comes on The Behemoth's blog in poem form, which ends, "Mayhaps someone will Spring my friends... Mayhaps they near Release!" We think we see some hidden messages to that effect elsewhere, as well.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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