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User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (25,467 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 28, 2011

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Includes 2 items: The Binding of Isaac, Binding of Isaac: Wrath of the Lamb

 

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""Like the 2D Legend of Zelda dungeons, mixed with the bible. Not the funky Jesus bit at the end, I'm talking about the fun bit where it's all BURNING!""
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About This Game

When Isaac’s 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.
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 Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.

Key features:

  • Randomly generated dungeons, items enemies and bosses, you never play the same game twice.
  • Over 100 unique items that not only give you powers but visually change your character.
  • 50+ enemy types each with the ability to become "special" making them extra deadly but they also drop better loot.
  • Over 20 bosses.
  • 4 full chapters spanning 8 levels
  • 3+ unlockable classes
  • Multiple endings
  • Tons of unlockable items, enemies, bosses and more.

System Requirements

PC
Mac
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 1GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 50MB
    • Video Card: Direct X9.0c Compatible Card
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: Intel Mac 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 1GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 50MB
Helpful customer reviews
278 of 301 people (92%) found this review helpful
5.0 hrs on record
The Binding of Isaac is a small game with very simple mechanics, but it will catch you with its huge amount of contents, great soundtrack and polished graphics.Sprinkled with humor and nods to gaming's past, The Binding of Isaac is a ballsy game that revels in its absurd moments. Shock value aside, you'll want to play this indie gem over and over again. It's imaginative and utterly absorbing.I'll put it simply: If you can roll with the macabre toilet humor and if religion jokes don't put you off, AND if you enjoy games with non-optional permadeath, randomized content, tons of secrets and considerable replay value… it's hard to go wrong with The Binding of Isaac. Especially at its low price.
Posted: May 14
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1,491 of 1,986 people (75%) found this review helpful
18.1 hrs on record
Best Christian game on steam. I strongly recommend Christians play it.
Posted: May 16
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545 of 729 people (75%) found this review helpful
56.2 hrs on record
Wander naked in your mothers basement, cry a lot and cosplay with whatever items you find.

Great neckbeard simulator.
Posted: August 12
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224 of 291 people (77%) found this review helpful
104.9 hrs on record
The only game where you are happy about having cancer.
Posted: September 4
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343 of 525 people (65%) found this review helpful
261.1 hrs on record
A deformed boy shoots tears at slabs of meat in his mom's uterus.
Posted: June 13
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3,385 of 3,780 people (90%) found this review helpful
90.1 hrs on record
THIS GAME IS:
10% luck
20% SKILL
15% CONCENTRATED POWER OF WILL
5% PLEASURE
50% PAIN

AND 100% REASON TO PURCHASE THE GAME.
Posted: February 13
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