Posts Tagged ‘Binding of Isaac’

The Legend of Bum-bo gets adorably grotesque trailer

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Edmund McMillen made this game. I don’t have to tell you that because if you know who Edmund McMillen is then you know what all of his unholy creations look like. The creator of Binding of Isaac and co-creator of Super Meat Boy has a delightfully odd new title headed our way this year, and we finally have a gameplay trailer to go with it. The Legend of Bum-bo is a randomly generated, turn-based puzzle RPG where you take the role of Bum-bo (from the The Binding of Isaac) as he punches the faces off hordes of paper goons and takes their coins, which are then wasted on games at the local casino. It’s very crude and stupid, with dumb voices and monsters that are piles of poo.

It’s also intensely charming and I know I’m going to fall in love with it.

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Tears Of Joy: Binding Of Isaac DLC Now Available

Binding of Isaac binges always give me the most fascinating nightmares.
This is quite bad for me personally. Binding of Isaac, you see, unhinged one of its many grotesque orifices and devoured my life last year. The number of hours I sank into Edmund McMillen’s blood-sweat-tear-and-excrement-based roguelike could be described as substantial. Conversely, activities that failed to receive that designation during a similar timeframe include eating, sleeping, and not being presumed dead by most of my friends and family members. So, while you say hello to Binding of Isaac’s Wrath of the Lamb downloadable expansion, I say goodbye. Probably forever.

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