Summary: What a lazy cashgrab. You can literally play all these games on Newgrounds for free. All Mr. McMillen did was slap achievements onto them. That's it. They're not even good games. Why would you pay money for this garbage? Stop supporting lazy indie developers!
Summary: This is kind of incredible really, a collection of quirky, crazy 2d games that all feel like their own thing. Not easy to pull off. There's some heartfelt emotion pumped into these things. Sometimes with a smaller development team you end up with something closer to a piece of modern art, raw and emotive. Are they the greatest games in the world? No? Are they fresh and strange? Yes.
Summary: Even though you can play these games online for free, the collection offers extra artwork, videos, and interviews which are pretty great to see and hear. Besides, it's cheap. Anyway, the game themselves offer hours of challenge and entertainment. It's a really great collection if you like experimental and/or indie games or Edmund McMillen's games themselves.
Summary: Aside from all the blind "Indi3 L0v3" floating around everything Edmund McMillen does (and eats) I'm pretty positive The Basement Collection can be described in few words, and I allow myself to borrow said few words from FloppiZock's Metacritic review: "A little collection of cute games".
Summary: Some of the games (Aether in particular, perhaps Triachnid as well) aren't quite games so much as they are interactive art of a kind. But 3 chapters of the original Meat Boy as well as Time Fkcu Spewer make this worth the paltry $2.99. Though they're all available as free flash games and though some of the games may slightly lag on older machines, the fact that they're all bundled nicely together with achievements included makes it well worth a download … Expand
Summary: This game completes nerds. Great stuff, very thorough and much added. Lots of hidden gems. Spewer is awesome... and I think Portal 2 should pay love to it for the variants of liquid goo that serve particular purposes. Aether is one of my favorite games and I'm glad it's back with some updated goods. Triachnid is an indie masterpiece and I'm glad it's back with a right-click. There's a lot of extras here for true nerdcore fans...
Summary: Half of the things in the collection really aren't worth the money (unless you love Ed as much as I do), especially since they barely changed from their free counterparts, but Time F. is pretty much worth it on its own. Double the content and custom levels? Heck yes. Spewer is pretty neat as well. Since it's cheap, I highly recommend it, as it has plenty of great content for its price.