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The Legend of Bum-bo

We finally have an update on the turn-based puzzle RPG The Legend of Bum-bo. The game has received a new trailer, which is included below.

The Legend of Bum-bo is initially launching in November. It’s been previously mentioned that the game is on track for Switch, so a 2020 launch is likely on that platform.

Edmund McMillen of Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Isaac fame has long been working on The Legend of Bum-bo. Today, a proper update was finally provided, including the first trailer.

The Legend of Bum-bo is a turn-based puzzle RPG starring Bum-bo from The Binding of Isaac. You’ll be performing offensive and defensive attacks in combat with a match-4 puzzle system, exploring randomly-generated dungeons, and more.

Ed Mcmillen has shared an update on The Legend of Bum-bo, a spinoff of sorts for The Binding of Isaac with puzzle-type RPG mechanics. Mcmillen posted on Twitter sometime within the first half of 2018. More news and a teaser trailer will follow soon.


Mcmillen previously indicated that The Legend of Bum-bo is a high candidate for Switch. Considering that The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ and The End Is Nigh are on the console, it seems like a safe bet at this point.

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Edmund McMillen on his Twitter has stated that The Legend of Bum-bo has a high probability to come to Switch mid next year. Nice to hear there will be continued Switch support after both Super Meat Boy games arrive.

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Last year, The Binding of Isaac creator Ed McMillen announced The Legend of Bum-bo. The randomly generated turn based puzzle strategy game won’t be ready for some time, but it seems like a Switch version could be in the cards.

McMillen indicated that a Switch version is likely to happen while interacting with a fan on Twitter:


While we wait for The Legend of Bum-bo, McMillen has another game on the way to Switch – The End is Nigh. That title is likely to release on Nintendo’s console sooner, though we don’t have a release date as of now.

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