During Thursday’s Nintendo Direct presentation, it was announced that Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn – the well-praised 2010 Wii title – would be getting a remake for the 3DS due to be released sometime in 2019. However, if a recent listing is to be believed, it seems as if players keen to play the remake of the popular Kirby title will need to check whether the game is actually compatible with their 3DS system. A listing recently posted on Nintendo’s official website directly states that Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn will only be available for New 3DS systems. The remake of the popular title will include all the levels of the original game along with a few extra features, such as two new game modes and the ability to create larger yarn balls.Nintendo has yet to confirm whether the game will only be available for New 3DS consoles, with this listing being the only known suggestion that the game will be an exclusive to a particular version of the … [Read more...] about Is Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn Exclusive to New Nintendo 3DS?
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The Binding of Isaac was released seven years ago. Its last major update for the foreseeable future was just released, and Edmund McMillen, its creator, may be ready to walk away. “It’s hard to be done with the game, but, as of right now …” He pauses. It amounts to just a couple of seconds, but it feels longer. This is common. A designer sees monumental success from a single project, but after a few years, they pull themselves away from it. That success becomes a creative burden, poisoning everything else they work on. McMillen continues. “No, I’m never done.” Originally designed in Flash, The Binding of Isaac has since been updated and released on around a dozen platforms, with millions of copies sold. The basic premise: A boy named Isaac is locked in the basement of his home by his mother. There, he must survive an unending wave of horrors that are probably just representations of his own psychosis. The core gameplay, though, is fairly … [Read more...] about The past, present and future of The Binding of Isaac
The NPD Group today released its report for April 2017, revealing the top 10 best-selling games of the month for the United States and other key industry facts. Nintendo's Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was No. 1 in the all-platforms chart, with Persona 5, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, MLB 17 The Show, and Ghost Recon: Wildlands rounding out the top five. You can see all of the top-seller lists NPD shared below. As is now the case every month, these lists are ranked by US dollar sales and combine physical sales with digital sales from select publishers. As such, the figures in this post do not cover the entire industry spend. Overall, total spend--including hardware, games, and accessories--rose 10 percent to $636 million. This is the first time that spending has increased in consecutive months since November 2015. In terms of hardware, the Nintendo Switch was again the top-seller, moving more than 280,000 units in the US during the month. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, the month's top-seller, … [Read more...] about Top 10 Best Selling Games In The US During April 2017
Edmund McMillen, founder of Super Meat Boy developer Team Meat, has been working for the past few years on a seemingly endless number of updates and ports for acclaimed roguelike The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth. For instance, the game just launched on Switch, and McMillen recently announced a new patch that adds a bunch of user-created content. But that's not all he's working on: McMillen revealed that he and programmer Tyler Glaiel are close to revealing a completely new game.Writing on The Binding of Isaac's blog, McMillen teased the new project, saying that he and Glaiel have been working on it for quite a while. "Not many of you know this, but Tyler and I have been in crunch mode for the past 3 months trying to finish this secret project," he wrote. "We are coming close to announcing it and its release date, so keep and eye out for it."Although McMillen and Glaiel previously announced that they're working on Ouroboros and McMillen is also developing The Legend of Bum-bo, this secret … [Read more...] about Super Meat Boy, Binding of Isaac Dev Teases New Project
UPDATE 24/02/2016 12.12am Edmund McMillen has confirmed to Eurogamer that Mew-Genics has been put on hold indefinitely. Here's his status update on the project in his own words: "I'm unsure of its future but there is a chance we will attempt to revamp it in a few years with a new design of mine that will push it in a new direction that will hopefully make it more exciting for both of us to work on." "But sadly till then it's not gunna happen." ORIGINAL STORY 22/02/2016 5.55pm The Binding of Isaac developers Edmund McMillen and James Id have announced a new game entitled The Legend of Bum-bo. The logo certainly recalls The Binding of Isaac, suggesting some sort of tie-in. McMillen called the upcoming project a "turn based puzzle RPG type thingy thats randomly generated" in its announcement on The Binding of Isaac's blog. He noted that he'd be handling the game's design, writing, 2D art and character design, while Id would be in charge of the programming, 3D art and other miscellaneous … [Read more...] about The Binding of Isaac dev announces The Legend of Bum-bo