The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
– a complete remake of Edmund McMillen's tragic, captivating roguelike, The Binding of Isaac
– is due out early next year for PS4, Vita and Steam. For Rebirth
, McMillen tore down The Binding of Isaac
and re-built it from scratch, complete with local co-op, competitive loadouts and more than two playable characters.
isn't a Flash game – it's made in an engine created by the game's console
publisher, Nicalis, with brand new SNES-style, semi-16-bit graphics. The new game has more than 110 new items, extra gameplay, enemies and bosses, plus an expanded storyline. Players who own The Binding of Isaac
already will get a "loyalty discount" on Steam for Rebirth
The Binding of Isaac
has sold 2 million copies
since launching in September 2011. That's certainly nothing to cry over.