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User reviews:
Recent:
Very Positive (177 reviews) - 92% of the 177 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (38,939 reviews) - 96% of the 38,939 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 28, 2011

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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

Windows
Mac OS X
    • 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
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Recent:
Very Positive (177 reviews)
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (38,939 reviews)
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Me Grimlock
( 38.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
The game where all the 'Your Mom' jokes are made real...
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mr-rotten-treats
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
a bit boring i love the start tho
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Thel
( 20.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
This game is killing me. Two or three new game a day and a depression later, I would finish it.
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ItsMeRatchet!
( 8.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Danger!
dont buy it if u have money, buy
the binding of Isaac rebirth

Buy it if u want cheap game or u haven't got an money
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Filou
( 33.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Worth buying it. This game is so much fun. It always changes, which is what keeps it alive. You CANNOT get bored of this game. I also bought the DLC which adds WAY more stuff into the game. If I was to rate it i would give it a 9/10.
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darmstadi
( 75.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
This is a great game but, in my opinion, there is no reason at all to buy it. Buy The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (its sequel) instead.

The sequel has everything this game has and more. You won't miss anything if you skip this one.
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Mr. Bond
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
dat trailer do

11/10
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CO Grit
( 96.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
I think I've played the game so much that I filter through the imagery, but it really is shocking when you first see it. Not unnecessarily though. The designers want to not just make a great roguelike (which it is), but want to tell a story about how faith can be corrupted and used to destroy. I cannot recommend this enough, but spend a run or two really trying to understand what's going on instead of just breezing by.
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Scyw
( 6.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
9/10 bretty good :DDDDD
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Pheaca
( 33.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
I love this game. Even though Rebirth is an updated version of this, this still holds up quite well when paired up against its successor. I can play this game for hours and never get sick of it, and I will still love and cherish this game for years to come.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
51 of 58 people (88%) found this review helpful
70 people found this review funny
Recommended
108.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 26
"Dude what game are you playing?"
Binding of Isaac
"What's it about"
So, basically your mom tried to kill you, a 3-5 year old boy, so you have to collect a lot of religious items and pop video game references to kill your mom with your tears. DUDE, YES!!! I just got cancer!
"..."


I may not have friends anymore, but I have Isaac.
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25 of 32 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
19.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
The Binding of Isaac Rebirth = The Binding of Isaac + DLC + more

  • If you want to buy The Binding of Isaac Rebirth yet its too expensive for you: buy this game.
  • If you dont have The Binding of Isaac Rebirth but you have The Binding of Isaac: buy Rebirth.
  • If you have The Binding of Isaac Rebirth but you dont have The Binding of Isaac: go play Rebirth.


http://store.steampowered.com/app/250900/
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
31.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
After 28.3 hours, i want to review The Binding Of Isaac
Story:
This is The Binding Of Isaac, where you play as boy who his name is Isaac and he lives with his religiously Mother.
One day his Mother received an order from God to kill Isaac where you gonna see it at the opening of the game. When his mother received the order from God, Isaac was locked out in his room, and Isaac sees her already preparing knife to kill Isaac. His mother kicked the Isaac door room. Isaac dont know what to do and underneath his carpet theres like a cave full of evil things where Isaac gonna escape from his mother, this is where the adventure starts.

Gameplay:
At first when i play, suddenly i get used to it (yeah because it was easy..). Im so addicted to this gane, even if im always losing, i just want to finish it again and again. After you defeat the boss, you get into the different cave and gonna defeat all the boss again, until you reach the main boss fight. To makes thing easy this game gives you like ability, unique items and power-ups! And make your own Isaac looks weird AF. Well i dont know what to say anymore, its just very good and addicting!

Dont hesitate if you're buying this game or not, just buy it people! And its actually cheap for me especially when this game on sale, i got this when there's Hallowen Sale last year. It is worth it...
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
29.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
A unique and good overall game. It'll take a while to get bored of this game. Randomly generated levels, over sixteen possible endings, (I think, don't hurt me if I'm wrong) and over two hundred different power-ups, all in a random order. You can get bad loadouts or good loadouts. It's all about luck, which I don't really like.



I do recommend this game, but not for everybody.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 10
10/10 would cry again
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Danger!
dont buy it if u have money, buy
the binding of Isaac rebirth

Buy it if u want cheap game or u haven't got an money
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
50.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 3
Probably the first game I've ever played where I can end up both hating it and love it at the same time, it's a cartoony dark souls, you'll die... you'll die lots. You may have a good run where you get lots of fantastic items, and then the next it will be constant rubbish, but half the fun is trying to get as far as you can with the things you have (I'm sure there is a life lesson in there)

The graphics are nice, the music is ok but it does get very repetitive quickly, the gameplay is fun but frustrating (vague memories of hurling abuse at the screen), however when you have stupid amounts of failure and then finish it, that is a great feeling of pride. whether full price or on sale, it's a bargain
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17 of 32 people (53%) found this review helpful
28 people found this review funny
Recommended
322.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
Product received for free
Terrible game
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
124.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
Amazing game, having fun making progress!!!!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
35.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
This game is super tough but fun, The game will beat you and destroy your will to live, but if you Git Gud then you'll be the one making the game cry itself to sleep at night.
Except for the hard mode, there is no salvation from that.
10/10 I die, I live, I die again.
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