Team Meat’s Next Game is Mew-Genics
Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 16:10
Team Meat, the creators of “Super Meat Boy” have revealed details about their next game, as well as its title, “Mew-Genics.”
Previously, the duo had been working on a brand new version of “Super Meat Boy” title for iOS and PC. However, it seems that they’ve been so pleased with the progress that they’ve made on “Mew-Genics” that they’ve decided to push the game forward. The iOS version of “Super Meat Boy” will be put on hold until the new game comes out.
On the developer’s official blog, McMillen spilled a few details about the new game.
“Mew-Genics is by far the strangest project I’ve ever worked on... and that’s saying something. Tommy and I are very happy with how development has been going on it and decided that “Mew-Genics” will be the next official Team Meat game. We don’t want to spoil too much here, but we can say the game will be randomly generated, strange and involve cats.”
The tagline for “Mew-Genics” is “A game about cats... kinda.” The promotional image for the game showing children in the background, as well as the title and separate images showing different “styles” of deformed cats has some believing that this may be Team Meat’s very likely weird take on the “Pokemon” formula.
Could it be about forcibly mutated cats battling it out in turn-based combat for the amusement of heartless children? That certainly sounds like something Team Meat might dream up. Of course, that’s just speculation, as few details have actually been announced.
Team Meat’s “Super Meat Boy” is one of the most successful downloadable games to date. Both the game and Team Meat were featured as one third of the focus of the indie video game documentary film “Indie Game: The Movie,” which is now available on Steam and Netflix.
The game was followed up by McMillen’s “The Binding of Isaac” -- a game loosely based on the biblical story of the same name -- and the “Basement Collection” -- an assortment of McMillen’s previous, smaller video game projects.
As of yet, there is no release date for either “Mew-Genics” or the “Super Meat Boy” iOS game.