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Release Date: May 10th, 2016 Movie Release Year: 2016

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth

Overview -

Since its humble Flash release in the fall of 2011, 'The Binding of Isaac' has enjoyed strong sales, strong reviews, and a multitude of remakes and expansions. The 'Afterbirth' DLC is an add-on for the 'Rebirth' remaster, released in late 2015 for PC and now available for PS4 and Xbox One.

Highly Recommended
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Tech Specs & Release Details
Release Date:
May 10th, 2016

Video Review


'Isaac's bloody, infantile presentation looks better than ever with the new boss types and alternate floors, like the scarred womb. Ultra Greed especially is like nothing we’ve seen before in 'Isaac'. The synergies can be awesome, but on the Xbox One they can also burn down the framerate.

Audio Review


Longtime 'Super Meat Boy' and 'Isaac' contributor Ridiculon developed nine new tracks for 'Afterbirth'. They are great almost to a track, layering electric guitars over the creepy keyboards that make for such a distinct score. Voice acting has been added for the first time (at least, beyond demonic growls and babies crying), but it is very limited.

Final Thoughts

'Afterbirth' is an expensive addition when compared to its base game, but it is truly an expansion. To the right player it will provide far more entertainment than a AAA season pass typically would, and at a fraction of the price. If I thought I had a problem quitting Isaac before, I might as well stop trying now.