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A revamped version of The Binding of Isaac is crawling to consoles and PC via a mystery publisher and a new team, Edmund McMillen reveals on his Formspring account. This is more than an update to the existing Binding of Isaac available on Steam – it's a brand new game."The remake will be more...

August 29th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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"Who would have thought a game about an abused child fighting off his mother with his tears could ever sell 700k copies in less than a year?" The Binding of Isaac developer Edmund McMillen wrote in an email blast last night. "Not me, that's for f*cking sure."Thanks to Isaac's Wrath of the Lamb DLC,...

June 20th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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"Wrath of the Lamb," the enormous expansion to The Binding of Isaac, has been assigned a release date even more specific than the "late May" window it previously had: it'll be on Steam May 28, creator Edmund McMillen told Joystiq.McMillen also reiterated his claim that Wrath will be the sole expans...

May 7th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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It was revealed earlier today that Nintendo has refused to allow The Binding of Isaac on the 3DS eShop. Team Meat's Edward McMillen tells Joystiq it's "a bit primitive to 'censor' something due to religion, but it's [Nintendo's] platform and their choice on what they want to support." He also noted...

February 29th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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It seems talks to bring The Binding of Isaac to 3DS have broken down, according to Team Meat's Edmund McMillen. "After a long internal debate," tweeted McMillen, "Nintendo has decided not to allow The Binding of Isaac on the 3ds." He elaborated that the game's "questionable religious content" was t...

February 29th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Edmund McMillen's The Binding of Isaac, a dark, "Roguelike" exploration of childhood trauma, is close to selling 450,000 copies."It's just ridiculous, there's no reason for this game to have done well. It's nice for everyone involved," McMillen said in an interview with IndieGames."When I started d...

January 28th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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This is a weekly column focusing on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. Once upon a time, the "Roguelike" genre was a semi-hidden cache of secrets in gaming. Games like Rogue and NetHack were passed around from flop...

January 19th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Tired of endlessly replaying Ed McMillen's latest title, The Binding of Isaac? You probably shouldn't be, as that's kind of the point, but there's an expansion on the way should that be the case. McMillen revealed the title of the update via Twitter, naming it "The Wrath of the Lamb," and offerin...

January 5th 2012 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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You could live through exaggerated childhood trauma ... in 3D! Responding on his FormSpring to a question about a potential 3DS port of The Binding of Isaac, co-creator Edmund McMillen revealed that "A publisher i know is currently asking Nintendo if they would be OK with Isaac on the 3DS." If Ni...

December 30th 2011 at 11:10am 0 Comments