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  • Summary: The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaacs form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discoverThe Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaacs form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.

    The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is the ultimate of remakes with an all-new highly efficient game engine, all-new hand-drawn pixel style artwork, highly polished visual effects, all-new soundtrack and audio by the the sexy Ridiculon duo Matthias Bossi + Jon Evans. Oh yeah, and hundreds upon hundreds of designs, redesigns and re-tuned enhancements by series creator, Edmund McMillen. Did we mention the poop?

    When Isaacs mother starts hearing the voice of God demanding a sacrifice be made to prove her faith, Isaac escapes into the basement facing droves of deranged enemies, lost brothers and sisters, his fears, and eventually his mother.

    -4 BILLION Seeded Runs!
    -20 Challenge Runs
    -450+ Items, including 160 new unlockables
    -Analog Direction movement and speed
    -Over 100 specialized seeds
    -2-Player local co-op
    -Over 200 co-op characters
    -10 playable characters
    -100+ enemies, with new designs
    -Over 50 bosses, including tons of new and rare bosses
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  1. NF Magazine
    Sep 30, 2015
    90
    The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a modern classic that everyone with even a passing interest in top-down action/exploration games should try. [Issue #17 – September/October 2015, p.23]
  2. Jul 30, 2015
    80
    All of its various elements just click together well, creating a solid game that will be hard to put down as you struggle your way to the deepest recesses of Isaac's basement.
  3. Dec 26, 2015
    80
    The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth picks up on the legacy of The Binding of Isaac and improves on the original on its technical and content fronts to create a varied, interesting and challenging adventure game. Inspiration from the original Legend of Zelda is visible on Rebirth's level design but it won't just be Zelda fans who will appreciate this new chapter in the Binding of Isaac series. A new landmark in the growing sector of independent game designers.
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  1. Dec 11, 2015
    8
    Binding of Isaac: Rebirth offers a lot of randomised levels, which ends up in a lot of different experiences during pays, which is refreshing.Binding of Isaac: Rebirth offers a lot of randomised levels, which ends up in a lot of different experiences during pays, which is refreshing. Its port to WiiU is functional; you might play only on the GamePad; but if you choose to play with a Pro controller, it just plays as a PC version of the game. Expand
  2. Jul 28, 2015
    7
    The Binding of Isaac Rebirth is my go-to game when I want something familiar but new. Detach yourself from the subject matter and it's greatThe Binding of Isaac Rebirth is my go-to game when I want something familiar but new. Detach yourself from the subject matter and it's great dungeon-crawler with lots of replayability. Expand
  3. Aug 7, 2015
    6
    Weird

    I found my experience of this game weird and annoying. Not the worst out there but I wouldn't recommend it. I also find some of it to
    Weird

    I found my experience of this game weird and annoying. Not the worst out there but I wouldn't recommend it. I also find some of it to be outright disturbing, so I am glad I played it on a college pal's laptop, not my own.
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