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Binding Of Isaac Double Newsblast: Eternal And Afterbirth

Who knew crying babies could generate so much news? Anyone who knows new parents, I suppose. Jokes. But here I mean The Binding of Isaac [official site], which has exciting new things going on with both its original Flash version and the fancy remake Rebirth. BoI's ultra-difficult 'Eternal' update is now out, introducing a new difficulty mode full of ridiculous bullet-spewing variants of enemies. It's…

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Rebound: Original Binding Of Isaac Getting New DLC

Though The Binding of Isaac's remake-o-expansion Rebirth has been out for a few months, and even has an expansion in the works already, dear old original Isaac hasn't gone forgotten. Co-creator and programmer Florian Himsl has announced he's working on new DLC for The Binding of Isaac: Wrath of the Lamb by himself. It'll bring a new Hard mode to the roguelikelike weep 'em up…

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The Demonstrating Of Isaac

The Binding of Isaac, Ed McMillen and Florian Himsl's icky, ingenious Zeldalike now benefits from an online demo, hosted in the browser-based medium of Flash at Newgrounds. It only includes two areas of the game and a few of the items and foes, so may struggle to convey the randomly-generated wonder/horror of this shooter/roleplayer/matricide curio, but if you're still confused about exactly what this game…

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Feature: The Chatting On Isaac

The RPS Verdict: The Binding Of Isaac

The Binding of Isaac is a roguelike-or-is-it/shooter/body-horror/religion-bating curio from Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl. It's... different. It's nasty. It's funny. It's lightning fast. It's cruel. It's a lot of things, in one small and very cheap package. But is it any good? In the name of finding out, Alec and Adam gathered to discuss mutant babies, shooting human waste products, dicing with the devil and…

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Feature: Super Sacrificial Boy

The Binding Of Isaac review

I’ve spent hours in a basement full of demented nightmare children, using my own tears, blood and urine to fend them off. That’s a lie. I’m not just fending them off, I’m going out of my way to seek them out and to kill them in case my murderous mother’s undergarments or shoes appear when I’ve reduced every living thing in a room to blood-pudding.…

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