Edmund McMillen News


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...


"That is awesome, I'm glad it was successful. I thought it was a great game."

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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.


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.


"You can always add money to the bundle if you go to the link they gave you. You can also choose ..."

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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.


"i got to almost an hour. i couldn't tell if it would save when i quit and i have no interest in ..."

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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.


"For real man, bought the original for £3.50 or whatever and it's one of the most played games ..."

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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.


"lol same. I really want to like the game but I feel it hated me from the start and never gave us ..."

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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."


"If this comes out for PS3 and Vita, it'd be the perfect choice for a "get both versions in one" ..."

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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."


"Have you played the PC version? Because you move and shoot with the keyboard."

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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.


"Fuck yes I've been wanting DLC for this game for so long! Absolutely going to get this."

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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.


"Woo! now if they'd get proper Steam Cloud support on both Super Meat Boy and Isaac working..."

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Indie Jeff: Voxatron, The Binding of Isaac, and Blocks that Matter

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 06, 2011 12:30pm PST

This week, I dive headfirst into the latest Humble Indie Bundle to gather some impressions of featured titles Voxatron, The Binding of Isaac, and Blocks that Matter.


"So Voxatron is only an alpha now right? What is supposed to be added in later releases?"

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Humble Voxatron bundle adds Binding of Isaac, Blocks That Matter

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Humble Bundle's latest 'pay what you want' deal, The Humble Voxatron Debut, graduated to bundle status today with the addition of Blocks That Matter and The Binding of Isaac.


Indie Jeff's Weekly Picks: September 26-30

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 02, 2011 9:00am PDT

This week's picks include video-editing game Loop Raccord, roguelike action-RPG The Binding of Isaac, Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure, and more!


The Binding of Isaac hits Steam; discounted 10% until Oct. 5

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 28, 2011 4:00pm PDT

The Binding of Isaac, the roguelike RPG-shooter from Super Meat Boy co-creator Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl, released exclusively on Steam today at a 10% discount.


"It's so cheap, I played it for 20 minutes and went to bed 20 minutes later. Beat a couple of ..."

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The Binding of Isaac out next week on Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Edmund McMillen, one half of Super Meat Boy dev Team Meat, has announced that his Roguelike-ish shooter action RPG will be released through Steam on September 28 at $5.


"I love how it's being realeased the night of Rosh Hashanah, when we talk about Abraham and Isaac."

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