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New Chapters added!

Posted by Edmund on February 21st, 2011 in Super Meat Boy!

So as of about 5pm PST today 2 totally new chapters have been uploaded to the XBLA version of SMB and you can play them now... FREE OF CHARGE!

Expert Remix and Cramps (nova) have both been uploaded to "The Internets" an Xbla exclusive chapter that acts as a hub for us to upload new level content accessible by users without the whole messy aspect of spending money...

The full list of Internets Chapters is:

Expert Remix (by Team Meat)
Character: Meat Boy
Difficulty: Very Hard
Levels: 20

This level pack remixes and raises the difficulty of the top 20 best levels in the game (picked by the fans and myself)
Full list of levels remixed can be found in the forums Here.

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Cramps (by NovaSilisko)
Character: Meat Boy
Difficulty: Medium
Levels: 20

Our 1st user made chapter upload. a very well designed chapter that should be easy enough for those of you just starting out but still quite enjoyable for the masochists out there.

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Sewers of Dross (by Team Meat)
Character: Gish
Difficulty: Hard
Levels: 20

A character exclusive chapter that explores Gish and his specific sticky abilities.




The Butcher Boy (by Team Meat)
Character: 8bit Meat Boy
Difficulty: Medium
Levels: 20

An 8bit retro chapter that explores many mechanics that weren't used in the main story mode.




This 2 chapter addition will push our extra content packs to 80 levels, officially raising the total level count to just over 430 levels!

This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the 100s of new levels planned for release via "The Internets". We have over 5 new chapters planned for this year that will feature level design by many different and well known developers, character exclusive chapters and loads of new awesome user made content.

Enjoy the new levels!


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FAQ:

Q: How do i access "the Internets"?
A: "The Internets" is a chapter that is unlocked by collecting 15 bandages or completing 40 levels in the main game. its the chapter pad to the left of the forest on the mini map.

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Q: Do i have to be online to access this new content?
A: Yes.

Q: Will Pc users get this content?
A: Yes, once the level portal and editor are finished and released we will upload both new chapters to the Pc level portal.

Q: When is the Pc editor and Portal coming out!?
A: When its done, its getting close though.

Q: How can i submit my custom chapter for you to upload to xbla?
A: Email us via our contact form and we will check it out, it also helps to post about your chapter in our forum.
 

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edmund


a great way to start valentines day, i guess...
Thanks Joseph

In other news there is a new Dr.Fetus shirt now available.

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Buy it!


Happy valentines day everyone, the 40 level xbla update is coming in the next 2 days!

level editor still in the works!

Mac version after that!

Be ready!
 

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edmund

You Need this stuff!

Posted by Edmund on February 11th, 2011 in Super Meat Boy!

Some of you may have noticed that our store has been down because Danielleorama and myself have both moved out of our shit hole apartment and into a nice little house! Well the move is just about finished and we have re-opened the store with tons of new meaty items!

New to the store:

-Charms / Zipper Pulls / Dangles.
Whatever you wanna call them, they can be applied to just about anything or even just stuck on your pc, that's what i did with mine...

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There are 4 different sets, each one more rare then the last!
TRY AND COLLECT THEM ALL! I FUCKING DARE YOU!



-Heavy Metal Meat Boy Charm / key chain thingy.
A limited edition metal charm heavy enough to kill a small bird!

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-Super Meat Boy Plush!
Limited edition hand made plush by Danielleorama, Meat Boy and Dr.Fetus singles and the very limited full collection available (almost sold out).

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And last but not least!

-Super Meat Boy Poster!
This poster is awesome, 18 x 24 hyper real super meat boy painting by Dave Rapoza! You need this!

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Ok well back to work on the 50 things i need to have done by the 20th of feb....
 

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edmund

Super Awesome Update!

Posted by Edmund on February 1st, 2011 in Super Meat Boy!

So, as a few of you know the past 2 months have been quite intense. Being bombarded with 1000's of tech support emails and fan mail, over 10 huge updates, moving out of my shit apartment and Tommy becoming a diabetic cyborg. We have come out the other side with only minor symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder.

I don't want to jump into a post mortem just yet, but to say these last 4 months have been by far the hardest and most amazing months of our lives is an understatement. Super Meat Boy development and launch was incredibly difficult and one of the biggest emotional roller coasters I've ever experienced, but I'm sure most of you will get to witness this 1st hand, seeing as Indie Game: The Movie was there through the end of dev. and documented basically the whole thing.

Being so emotionally, mentally and financially invested in a project like this was insane Tommy and I both went all in on this project and I'm happy to be able to say it's paid off 100%.

Super Meat Boy is a hit!

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Downloadable game of the year - Gamespot (editors choice)
Downloadable game of the year - Gamespot (readers choice)

Downloadable game of the year - EGM

Downloadable game of the year - Gametrailers

Most challenging game of the year - IGN

Most addicting game of the year - Destructiod
Best sound track of the year - Destructiod
Best DLC of the year - Destructiod

Best Old school kick in the ass - Gamesradar


Its a huge honor to have even been nominated for these awards let alone winning any. Me and Tommy were 100% sure that Super Meat Boy wouldn't win anything going head to head with indie hits like Limbo and Minecraft. It blows my mind when i think about how many people have played Super Meat Boy and i hope you all enjoy what we have in store for you in the coming months.

Now back to business.

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-Dr.Fetus Tshirts are now for sale in the newgrounds store!

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-Meat Boy shirts have also been restocked!

-The title update for Xbla has been uploaded, it fixes a ton of issues with the xbla version of the game including the save bug.

-The Pc version has been updated with an ultra low detail setting for people who probably still own beepers, and other minor fixes.

-The level editor and portal for the pc version of the game is almost finished and should be up "once its done".

-The level portal will launch with over 100 user made levels.

-There are tons of chapter packs coming to xbla soon, many by other devs like Gaijin games , The Creator of IWBTG! and Team Meat (that's us!)

-The Mac version is coming after the editor is out.

-We have secured Pc retail deals in Russia, North America and 2 other countries, more on that later...

-We have a forum now!

Ok well back to work on the editor, thanks for making this year start off with an insanely huge bang everyone, your emails and fan art have really helped more then you'll ever know.

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Danielle says, "The store will be restocked soon! Plush will be made before it's ordered to cut down on ship time, those charms/dangles? that you've been waiting for will be there too!"
 
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