Dead Cells - Action Game of the Year Edition from Motion Twin for the Nintendo Switch puts you in control of a failed alchemic experiment trying to figure out what's happening on a sprawling, ever-changing and seemingly cursed Island.
The Dead Cells - Action Game of the Year Edition includes access to Rise of the Giant DLC, exclusive keyring, new art book and a new reversible cover art!
Tough but fair combat, responsive controls, challenging foes, permadeath and of course, the emergency panic roll to get you out of trouble, make for a demanding, visceral and cathartic action game.
Experience a roguevania, mixing an interconnected world, branching paths and unlockable skills with the constant adrenaline-pumping threat of permadeath. No checkpoints. You either vanquish the final boss in one go, or you try again. However, you keep some of your progress for successive runs; new paths you've unlocked, access to new levels, mutations, abilities and weapons.
Speaking of weapons, Dead Cells features a plethora of ways to slay your enemies. A large variety of swords, bows and of course spells, but also whips, grenades and turrets, each one with its own unique twist. Plus, mutations and scrolls allow you to build and customize your character differently with each and every run.
At the end of the day though, it's your skills as a player that matter most! Roguelites are about constantly sharpening your skills, until what was an insurmountable obstacle becomes a walk in the park.
Dead Cells is a brutally challenging 2D action-platformer with NO checkpoints. You'll get better... eventually!
2D souls-little action: tough but fair combat, the iconic dodge roll, more than 90 weapons and spells with unique gameplay.
Exploration: secret rooms, hidden passages, charming landscapes. Take a moment to stroll the towers and Breath in that fresh sea mist infused air.
Nonlinear progression: sewers, ossuary or ramparts? once unlocked, special permanent abilities allow you to access new paths to reach your objective.
Roguevania: The progressive exploration of an interconnected world, with the replay ability of a rogue-lite and the adrenaline pumping threat of permadeath.