The Binding of Isaac

PC / Action RPG / Release: Sep 28, 2011 / ESRB: U

The Binding of Isaac has sold two million

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 22, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Pssh, who'd be interested about a boy who cries tears at manifestations of his abusive relationship with his zealously religious mother? Not Nintendo, certainly. But The Binding of Isaac has sold jolly nicely on PC, recently hitting two million sales according to Edmund McMi...


Humble Indie Bundle 7 now available

By Steve Watts, Dec 19, 2012 1:00pm PST

The Humble Indie Bundle 7 launched today, offering Snapshot, Closure, Shank 2, Binding of Isaac with DLC, and Indie Game: The Movie. Beating the average also nets you Dungeon Defenders with DLC and Legend of Grimrock.


Binding of Isaac 'Rebirth' remake detailed

By Steve Watts, Nov 29, 2012 2:30pm PST

Indie developer Edmund McMillen has detailed the Binding of Isaac remake that he's working on for consoles, including his co-producer, some bonuses to tempt back existing players, and release target timing.


Super Meat Boy dev announces Mew-Genics

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 22, 2012 7:30am PDT

Expect more cutesy and horrifying things from the folks behind Super Meat Boy, as developer Team Meat announced its next game over the weekend, Mew-Genics. The pair started the mysterious new "game about cats... kinda" during a weekend game jam, then were so taken with it th...


The Binding of Isaac being remade for consoles and PC

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2012 11:30am PDT

Edmund McMillen's cult hit The Binding of Isaac is being remade by a new team courtesy of a to-be-revealed publisher. The goal is to bring the remake to consoles and PC some time next year.


The Binding of Isaac sells 700K

By Steve Watts, Jun 21, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Edmund McMillen says he didn't expect a game like Binding of Isaac to sell 700,000 units in its first year, as he rolls out another update to the Wrath of the Lamb expansion.


The Binding of Isaac expansion released

By Alice O'Connor, May 28, 2012 12:15pm PDT

There's surely no better place to spend your Memorial Day holiday than a dank basement, so slap down $3 for The Binding of Isaac's DLC expansion Wrath of the Lamb. Out today, it adds new chapters, enemies, room types, items, and a final (final) boss.


Binding of Isaac 'Wrath of the Lamb' expansion dated

By Steve Watts, May 07, 2012 11:30am PDT

The Binding of Isaac's expansion, "Wrath of the Lamb," will release on May 28. Edmund McMillen announced the release today along with a new trailer.


Binding of Isaac expansion priced, date narrowed

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The Binding of Isaac's "mega expansion" will come late May for three bucks. It's said to make the game 50% longer, with scads of new items, enemies, bosses, and challenges.


Binding of Isaac looking to Sony platforms

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2012 7:15am PST

Edmund McMillen says that Team Meat is now checking into the possibility of releasing The Binding of Isaac for "1-2 Sony platforms."


Binding of Isaac blocked by Nintendo due to religious content

By Steve Watts, Feb 29, 2012 7:45am PST

The Binding of Isaac won't be coming to the 3DS after all, due to Nintendo's objections to its "questionable religious content."


Binding of Isaac's DLC won't make game 'longer'

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2012 4:00pm PST

Indie developer Edmund McMillen talks about how randomness keeps the pacing neat for the upcoming Binding of Isaac DLC, and mulls on the prospect of a 3DS port.


The Binding of Isaac 'mega expansion' incoming

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 06, 2012 12:30pm PST

A "mega expansion" is in the works for Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl's punishing RPG shooter The Binding of Isaac, named 'Wrath of the Lamb.' It's due in the first half of the year for $3.


The Binding of Isaac awaiting 3DS approval

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 30, 2011 1:00pm PST

Want to play The Binding of Isaac on the go... and in 3D? A third party is willing to port the game to Nintendo's handheld, but it currently awaits approval from The Big N.


2011 Video Game Leftovers: Indies

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 25, 2011 3:00pm PST

Some of the best video games this year didn't come from traditional retailers but that's no reason to miss out on them. Indie Jeff shares a few of his favorite indie games well worth digging into if you haven't already.