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PS Plus in November: Binding of Isaac, SteamWorld Dig

November brings PS4 owners a final tide of big 2014 releases like Assassin't Creed Unity and Little Big Planet 3, but it also brings PS Plus subscribers some slick downloadables like the long-percolating Binding of Isaac: Rebirth. Sitting alongside Isaac on PS4 is Image & Form's SteamWorld...

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Joystiq Weekly: Free upgrades for Destiny, Hatoful Boyfriend review, PAX Prime and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. PAX Prime 2014 ended on Monday, but we're still...

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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth spins to November [Update: trailer]

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, the twin-stick shooter's total remake for consoles, will launch November 4. Nicalis flashed gameplay clips and the release date for the remake in a new disturbing trailer, which has since been pulled from public view on YouTube. The developer teased that an...

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Binding of Isaac may still survive on Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo 3DS owners may yet help a kid survive his mom's attempt at ritual sacrifice, Legend of Zelda-style. Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen gave Nintendo portable players new hope in a Sunday post to Tumblr. "Has Isaac on the 3DS definitively fallen off the monkey train of possibility?"...

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Binding of Isaac: Rebirth local co-op FAQ talks flying babies

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth's renovated basement looks prettier than the one players fought through in the original 2011 release, but definitely still full of unsettling monsters. What lurks in the touched-up labyrinth will presumably provide the same intensely-difficult journey found in...

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Binding of Isaac: Rebirth FAQ covers launch, platforms, online options

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is more than halfway done, with roughly 85 percent of the artwork completed and "almost all" of the game's original Flash art reworked in the new engine, creator Edmund McMillen writes in an expansive FAQ. Rebirth is the console, non-Flash remake of McMillen's gloomy...

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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth out early 2014 on PS4, Vita and Steam [Update: trailer]

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...

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The Binding of Isaac reaches two million in sales

Team Meat co-founder Edmund McMillen recently revealed that The Binding of Isaac has reached 2 million in sales. McMillen noted his surprise at the game's steady success, having first launched in September 2011, on an episode of the Northernlion gaming channel on YouTube. "In the first year we sold...

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Nicalis wants your input on The Binding of Isaac's makeover

Nicalis is proposing four different art styles for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, the console remake of Team Meat's bizarre PC game. Fans can vote on the four mock-up 16-bit art styles seen in the gallery below to determine which direction Nicalis will take the remake in. According to The Binding...

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Binding of Isaac: Rebirth PS3, Vita, PC ports in progress

Surely Edmund McMillen didn't think 1 million Binding of Isaac fans would be satisfied with the scant details he provided about the game's console version, Rebirth, in yesterday's postmortem. He's taken to Tumblr to clear up questions about Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, confirming that publisher...

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