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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

Second DLC for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth developed by Nicalis studio. It adds tens of unique items to create more surprising combinations, new monsters to defeat, the special bestiary that describes them, and bonus rooms that form a huge labyrinth.

Arcade | roguelike | RPG elements | 2D | dungeon-crawler | for 2 people | indie games | co-op

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Release Date

03Jan2017

PC

17Mar2017

Switch

19Sep2017

PS4

24Oct2019

XONE

developer: Nicalis publisher: Nicalis Official website

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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ for PC, SWITCH and etc. is a second expansion for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, which debuted in 2014. It was a complex remake of incredibly popular The Binding of Isaac, which was based on Flash and appeared on PC in September 2011. It was the work of two people – Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl, with the first being known back then from a platformer Super Meat Boy, which won hearts of players in 2010. He also worked on The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, along with Nicalis studio’s team.

Game mechanics

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ doesn’t change fundamental features of gameplay. This still is a two-dimensional roguelike arcade game, in which we explore randomly generated labyrinth, fight enemies, get power-ups and discover various secrets. Similarly to the first DLC, Afterbirth+ offers many novelties for fans. Veterans can count on tens of unique items that can create even more powerful or surprising combinations. There are also new monsters dwelling on every floor, which can be checked in added bestiary in main menu. As we explore labyrinth of basement, we can find new rooms, including very rare chambers with precious treasures.

Game modes

The add-on introduces new difficulty level for Greed mode, as well as new final chapter of the story, with unique ending and additional boss. Players also received another playable character and five more challenges.

Technical aspects

The biggest novelty in The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is an addition of built-in modding tools, which can be used to freely modify major features of The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth. This includes creating new items, monsters, characters and even modes or campaigns.

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode:   Player counter: 1-4  

User score: 6,2 / 10 based on 171 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 8.5 / 10 based on 26 votes.

PEGI rating The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game refers to or depicts the use of drugs. Game contains depictions of violence.

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Core i3 2.4 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GT 240 or better
  • 449 MB HDD
  • Windows XP/Vista(SP2)/7(SP1)/8
  • Recommended:
  • Core i7 3.0 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GT 240 or better
  • 500 MB HDD
  • Windows 7
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