Sunday, 25 June, 2017

Super Meat Boy Creator Reveals New Game For PC And Switch

The End is Nigh confirmed for Nintendo Switch release Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen reveals his new game, The End is Nigh
Johanna Francis | 09 June, 2017, 09:30

After much waiting and a little teasing, Binding of Isaac creator/Super Meant Boy co-creator Edmund McMillen has announced a new game.

The End Is Nigh is a sprawling adventure platformer where the player takes control over Ash, one of few "things" that have "survived" the "end of the world". Fans of The Binding of Isaac should certainly know what kind of extra goodies McMillen and company are capable of throwing into the game.

While that is one of many questions regarding this game that remain unanswered, we remain confident that you can expect the same kind of darkly humorous and maddingly hard brand of game design that McMillen is famous for when The End Is Nigh releases on Steam on July 12.

McMillen explained on his blog that The End is Nigh came out of a game jam he had with Glaiel in December when the two were falling into a rut working on a procedurally-generated platforming shooter called 0uroboros.

The End is Nigh boasts over 600 levels spread across 12 chapters as Ash pursues a quest to make a friend out of the bits and pieces her finds as he travels.

With the PC version coming next month on July 12. There are also over 20 cartridges to collect, each of which is a self-contained mini-game with its own small set of achievements.

As you'll see in the teaser video above, The End is Nigh is another super-tough platformer. They started work on this in December of a year ago as a way to get away from the constant work on another in-development title they have, 0uraboros.

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