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Nearing The End Of Development

The remake of The Binding of Isaac is nearing the end of development and is releasing later this year, according to a press release from developer Edmund McMillen. Along with the news comes info on The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth’s added features, including a new engine (not Flash) and two-player co-op. 

The team behind Rebirth has been posting teasers to its official website, which they update weekly, for the past few weeks. There are currently three songs from the new soundtrack and several gifs showing off gameplay with new tear combos. Other additions in the overhaul of the game include:

  • More than 150 new items
  • Three new playable characters
  • Variation in room size
  • A new soundtrack
  • New enemies, chapters, bosses, and endings

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is releasing on Steam, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita. Other versions in the future are possible, and the sites FAQ page states that they’re testing it out on iPad. Additionally, it said that the developers want to release on Nintendo 3DS, but aren’t able to due to Nintendo’s current policies against publishing content with religious aspects.

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is being developed by McMillen and Nicalis. Those who have already purchased The Binding of Isaac will receive a discount on Rebirth, according to the FAQ page on its website. Embedded below is the latest soundtrack reveal for Rebirth. The other tracks, gifs, and reveals can be found on the developer blog for Rebirth.

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  • Yaaaay! It's about time. I've put over 200 hours into the original, time to do another 200 in the ps4.
  • I really enjoyed TBoI. It was my indie GOTY pick for 2011. Hopefully this reboot is even better.

    I read today that they will have local co-op, but they mentioned nothing of online co-op, which is disappointing. If you're going the co-op route then it's absolutely imperative that you include online co-op.

  • Awesome news. I loved the original game (put roughly 100 hours or so into it), so I am looking forward to playing this on either the PC or PS4 later this year. Should be interesting to see everything that they changed in the game.

  • I liked the old art style better. but this looks really fun.

  • Love this game! Co-op will make it even more fun!

  • Those wiggly lasers are scary.

  • Ahhhh! Cannot wait!!

  • I love Edmund McMillen! Been playing his games since the beginning and cannot wait for this to come to Vita! I don't think it would feel more at home!

  • Totally, great for short spirts. This may cause me to buy vita, or just wait till it release with Borderlands 2.