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The Binding Of Isaac: Repentance

Rating Summary

Based on 7 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

100%

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General Information

Available on:PCMar 31, 2021
Nintendo SwitchMar 31, 2021

Developer: Edmund McMillen

Publisher: Nicalis

Genres: Action, Roguelike

PRAY FOR REPENTANCE AND BE REBORN Experience the modern classic, The Binding of Isaac, like you've never seen it before. It's a game too big to be called a sequel: Repentance takes Isaac to new heights of roguelike dungeon adventure, as the brave boy descends into the basement for his greatest challenge yet! Isaac's new quest takes him to unknown places he's never been, filled with horrible new enemies and bosses, weapon combos you've never synergized before and items he's never seen... unholy terrors from his wildest dreams and worst nightmares! BIGGER THAN A SEQUEL The Binding of Isaac: Repentance is so huge, so new and so feature-packed that it makes previous updates look like prequels. There are more features, improvements and new secrets, too many secrets, than most games would include in an official sequel! It's an immense amount of new content to explore, even if you're at 1,000,000%! THE "FINAL" UPDATE TO THE AWARD-WINNING CLASSIC The Binding of Isaac: Repentance features hundreds of new features and quality-of-life improvements. It’s the ultimate edition of the genre-defining roguelike, now with OVER 500 HOURS of new gameplay! KEY FEATURES: - 130+ new items (more than 700 items in total) - A full alternate path with brand new chapters and a new final boss and ending - 100+ new enemies - 25+ new bosses - 2 new playable characters - 5 new challenges - 100+ new achievements - 5,000+ new room designs

The Binding Of Isaac: Repentance Critic Reviews

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The Binding of Isaac: Repentance is an incredible achievement that goes beyond just being a DLC expansion. This is another load of thread connecting yet more pieces to the potential of the already brilliant base game. With all of these plates spinning, it's impossible to know how well a run is going to go at any given time, but it remains incredibly fun trying to figure that out.

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While not too much has changed, everything we love about Isaac has been expanded on. With a massively improved multiplayer mode, new bosses, items, paths and challenges, Isaac is at his tearful best. The PS5 version is the best console version of Isaac and contains everything ever made, and while it may be pricey, you get a hell-load of content for your money. If it sucks you in - and it probably will - you'll be treated to one of the best roguelikes ever made.

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The Binding of Isaac: Repentance is a massive DLC for the long-lived roguelike. It's well worth another trip to the basement.

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‎The Binding of Isaac: Repentance is the biggest addition of varied and quality content that the title has received since the arrival of its first expansion. It means many more hours of play and an introductory point as good as any other for first-timers in the title, but if on any occasion you have given this roguelike a chance and its proposal has not convinced you, this expansion will hardly make you change your mind.‎

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Audience Reviews

96 / 100
I have moderate experience with Rogue-likes---namely, many hours with Dead Cells & Rogue Legacy---but this was my first twin stick shooter. I've heard about this game for years, but finally took the plunge with what I hear is the final expansion. The game has TONS to offer---weapon types and enemy variety abound. The aesthetic is something, too---cheeky, disturbing, hilarious.

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