Posted on Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 6:09 PM by Guest
Steam users were able to buy the game The Binding of Isaac as part of the latest sale items and today, it’s been rumoured that the publishers are chatting to Nintendo about releasing it on the Nintendo 3DS console.
The Binding of Issac , designed by Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl, was released earlier this year at the end of September. As a 2D action/RPG game, the player controls a crying naked child named Issac. After Issac’s mother receives a message from God demanding the life of her son as proof of her faith, Issac tries to escape with his life by entering the monster-filled basement. In the game you must explore the trap and monster filled rooms and defeat the various bosses on each floor in order to progress collecting various power-ups throughout the game.
Now players could have the oppertinity to enjoy the exaggeration of childhood trauma in spectacular 3D. In response to a question given to him via FormSpring, McMillen revealed that “A publisher i know is currently asking Nintendo if they would be OK with Isaac on the 3DS.” If all goes well between this agreement McMillen says he is willing to let them port it straight from PC onto 3DS however, McMillen also said that the 3DS could potentially be the only other system you will ever see Isaac on.
For those who haven’t had the experience of playing The Binding of Isaac, you won’t understand that this could be a difficult task to get Nintendo on board this idea with the game containing violent, grotesque imagery and overarching theme of infanticide although – who doesn’t love a good surprise eh?
The Binding of Isaac is still available on Steam for the price of 99p until 10pm (GST) tonight, after which it will be back to the regular price of £3.99.
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