Monthly Archives: January 2017

Afterbirth+: The Crying Game

 

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Here we are again, and my God, never has it been so evident that it’s time to move on.

 

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ plays like a cry for help.

Ever since those halcyon days of Newgrounds.com, The Binding Of Isaac has been high on my list of must-plays on the indie circuit. With an absolutely unique aesthetic that plays like the bastard child of Jacob’s Ladder and The Legend of Zelda, Isaac’s bleak lore twists along with a load of sophomoric in-jokes into a ¬†bloodstained double helix of good god this metaphor is getting bloated, isn’t it?

See what happens when you cram too much into a good thing?

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