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Next Team Meat game teased: it's the adorably horrible Mew-Genics

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In an announcement that seems to have broken their site (opens in new tab) , Team Meat have revealed their next project: a randomly generated game about cats called, brilliantly/awfully, Mew-Genics. Random generation + cats - why did no one think of this before?

From the title and scant bits of artwork, we're assuming it has something to do with genetic manipulation and puddytats, many of which may not survive the process. The newly minted official site (opens in new tab) shows a bunch of kitties wearing halos, though on the upside they do seem fairly chipper about it. The only other thing we have to go on is Edmund McMillen saying that it's "by far the strangest project I've ever worked on.. and that's saying something." Indeed it is: this is the man that brought us The Binding of Isaac. We'll bring you more on Mew-Genics as soon as a) we know it, and b) we've stopped laughing at the name.

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.