The Binding Of Isaac Creator’s Long-Awaited Mewgenics Has A New Release Window

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Remember Mevgenix? The wacky cat-breeding roguelike is the brainchild of Edmund McMillan, co-creator of Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Isaac mastermind, and has been in and out of the works for a decade. After being announced, put on hold and restart, it appears to have a new release window.

macmillan tweeted A GIF of two cute cats sporting what we call Intimate Cat Exercise. This tweet is related to the game steam pageWhich lists the 2024 release window.

What is a Mewgenics cat? The game employs players to collect and breed hundreds of cats to train and send to battle. Or, as the Steam description says, MewGenix “turn-based legacy roguelike draft sim about cats!” The game apparently boasts “100 hours of gameplay”, multiple classes with over 50 unique abilities, over 200 enemies, and other features.

Mavegenics was the first announced In 2012, Macmillan described it as “the weirdest project I’ve ever worked on” at the time. Macmillan worked on it with Tyler Glaiel; The pair had previously partnered for The End Is Nigh, among other titles. The game was originally billed as a cross between Pok√©mon, The Sims and Animal Crossing, and was first planned for release in 2014. Of course, there were delays, and the development of indefinite strike That’s when McMillan began work on The Legend of Bum-Bo in 2016 which launched in 2019. At the time, McMillan was unsure about Mavegenix’s future, but in 2018 announced that he was remake the game To be released in “a few years”.

The game is slated to launch for PC, though whether it is still coming to iOS is unknown. Are you still interested in Mavegenics? Tell us in the comments! For more on Edmund McMillan, we spoke with him last December, where he discussed his life and career, including joining Mavgenix, which you can read about in interview facility,

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