@9thedevilmaycry : Wnhoopsie, it seems I was wrong. I'll admit, a friend of mine who owns all 3 consoles, told me those facts about SMB and the whole flash thing. After looking in to it myself, I found why it was never released on PS3, and a fair enough reason too http://www.psnstores.com/2010/07/quick-question-team-meat/ No mention of it having anything to do with nintendo though although I can see why you thought that: SMB = super mario bros, super meat boy!
Team Meat launches free creation tool for PC version of platformer, promises "there won't ever be a Super Meat Boy 2."
Super Meat Boy's shelf life is apparently just about up. Team Meat today released a free level editor for the PC version of the game, in the process saying it would not be making a sequel to the game.
Now available to download through Steam, the Super Meat Boy level editor is flexible enough that users can re-create any level in the game (outside of boss levels and warp zones), as well as share their creations with other players. They will also be able to make their own playable chapters with set par times and vote on each other's efforts.
Unfortunately, the Xbox 360 version of the game will not be receiving the level editor. As Team Meat's Edmund McMillen explained, "We can't legally do a non-regulated editor on XBLA, but we will try to continue to upload new chapters to XBLA via the Internets."
In announcing the level editor's launch, McMillen indicated the developer would be washing its hands of the game shortly. There is one more minor update planned for Super Meat Boy and a port to the Mac, and after that, Team Meat will "hand the reigns [sic] to the SMB community and retire [Super Meat Boy]."
McMillen said he and fellow Team Meat member Tommy Refenes will then set to work on their second game, which will definitely not be a direct sequel. Although Team Meat has previously expressed reservations about the idea of a sequel, McMillen left little room for interpretation in stating flatly, "There won't ever be a Super Meat Boy 2."
Released last year on the Xbox 360 and PC, Super Meat Boy was named GameSpot's Best Downloadable Console Game of 2010 for its precise controls and demanding-yet-doable difficulty. For more, check out GameSpot's review of Super Meat Boy.
Time for Super Meat Boy 0: the prequel in which we see how Meat Boy met Bandage Girl and why Dr Fetus is such an A-Hole :P
@PSR8000 If it cant handle flash, than what is it doing with uncharted 2?(hint:super meat boy is not a flash game) @zidan4000 I did some research and the reason why its not on ps3 because sony didnt want the game on the ps3 in the first place, apparently nintendo started it(as in told them to make it)
Even though I haven't played it, I think Super Meat Boy is playing safe in not having a sequel. I mean, does it need one?
This game was so good i wouldn't mind paying for a sequel since they have already proven themselves enough that i know a sequel would feel like jsut that, a proper sequel. Not just some new levels thrown together that feels like an add on pack to just get our money. I hope their next game is just as awesome
@zidan4000. Sorry dude, as far as I am aware, the PS3 can't handle flash games. :( They were going to release it on iphone also, but as with the PS3, can't handle that little thing called flash... :(
it's okay that they don't want to do a sequel (as long as they'll still make games) but let's just hope their next game will be as good as super meat boy
I totally dig these Meat Boy dudes. They say stuff like it is. "We can't legally do this..." and "No sequel ever never" and "we ain't in it for the money". Just my kind of people.
and would there ever a super meat boy for PS3? i mean seriously , why don't they release it there? , my xbox360 died almost two years ago and i want to play this game so badly .
The original dudes, I know what [sic] means. Sic-comics has pointed out it's meaning quite a fair bit recently...
Sweet! They've finally released it. The news that there won't be a sequel for SMB is sad, even though I believe they will eventually release more games. I would certainly rather have another Super Meat Boy than another Call of Duty.
Hopefully they don't leave before they finish this mess that is super meat world is totally finished. It's still definitely in beta and I hope they find the will to complete it.
yes! Im so glad i bought this off of steam instead of xbox live. I bought super meat boy that came in a value pack with 13 games for around 30 dollars i think... god bless steam!
This has been one of the best patformers I have ever played and I gotta give huge kudos to the developer for giving this game infinite possibilities for further entertainment.
I've got mixed feelings about this announcement, but I agree with my fellow gamers - this game doesn't need milking. Thanks for the editor, because the game is repetitive when you've beaten it 100%...
Once I'm done building my PC, I'll be sure to get this. Glad I did not break down and buy it on the Xbox 360 already.
Not bad, no 2nd game needed really and with a level editor the game just got enough levels to last a lifetime.
This is definately a win-win. Too many developers taking the easy way out and re-hashing old ideas - bravo to them for moving-on...and... a FREE level editor. For those of you birching about the quality of this release (D1zzyCriminal), they didn't have to do it and it's free, so shut-up!
I can understand them not wanting do a sequel, but what about a spiritual successor? I want more platforming goodness.
Ive just download the editor. Its buggy as hell, and the lazy g*ts probably wont patch is assuming the message at the start of the program is true. Its a big disapointment.
Good, glad to know they won't ruin this gem so soon after release with a Left 4 Dead 2. Er, I mean Super Meat Boy 2.
wow..... the one time im a pc player, buy the game for the console, and become jealous of what the PC gets rofl
Really awesome, but I don't like the thought of Meat Boy retiring. Not that I would like a sequel, nothing can top this classic!
Too bad they wont be making SMB2, maybe its better to end good than to milk it like COD. COD should've ended at its peak: COD4
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