Creators of Super Meat Boy, Team Meat, revealed in an official blog post that it is working on a new game called “Mew-Genics.” Although it’s good to know that something new is coming, it also means that development for Super Meat Boy for iOS and PC was put on hold.
Game Jam, New Project, and Mutant Cats
Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenses have been working on the much-awaited Super Meat Boy for iOS and PC, but a blog post explained that they’ve been in a “game jam” over the weekend. As a result, they found themselves lost in a “totally out of left field project”—the Mew-Genics.
Team Meat declined to give further details about the upcoming title, aside from McMillen’s description that it is the “strangest game” that they have ever worked on. It is said that the game will be randomly generated, it is strange, and it has something to do with cats.
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.
In relation to this, some fans speculated that the upcoming game has something to do with mutant cats. However, nothing is set on stone yet until Team Meat churns out the official statement.
What Lies Ahead for Team Meat?
Because of this game jam, Team Meat decided that Mew-Genics will be their next official game. However, they assured Super Meat Boy fans that the new game is still underway. They are even requesting gamers to “just hold on ‘till we squeeze this little kitten out of our loins.”
Development of Mew-Genics is going rapidly, so it is possible that gameplay details, screen shots, and platform news will be out soon.
Aside from their two upcoming games, McMillen also mentioned about the release of Indie Game: The Movie on Steam and Netflix. The movie received handful of raves, that both McMillen and Refenes were overwhelmed with all the love.
It was also announced that Team Meat’s official store was moved to a new domain, and it is a combo store for Danielle and other Meat Boy stuff. However, those who want to buy an SMB mug can still get it through their Etsy account.