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Dead Cells

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One of the best Metroidvanias in recent memory, Dead Cells takes some of the very best ideas from other games to make an exhilarating platformer that feels genuinely unique.
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One of the best Metroidvanias in recent memory, Dead Cells takes some of the very best ideas from other games to make an exhilarating platformer that feels genuinely unique.

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Critic Reviews for Dead Cells

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44% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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Chris Thursten (PC Gamer)

A stellar action platformer with gorgeous presentation and excellent combat. Punishing but worth it.

August 6, 2018 |

Dead Cells fuses breakneck motion with an emphasis on risk-and-reward for an incredibly engaging action-platformer.

August 11, 2018 |
9.5/10
Brandin Tyrrel (IGN)
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Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer)

The Metroidvania at its best: a swaggering role-playing beat-’em-up that’s very easy on the eyes and dense with secrets.

August 6, 2018 |

Chris Thursten (PC Gamer)

90/100 - (Read Review)

A stellar action platformer with gorgeous presentation and excellent combat. Punishing but worth it.

Brandin Tyrrel (IGN)

9.5/10 - (Read Review)

Dead Cells fuses breakneck motion with an emphasis on risk-and-reward for an incredibly engaging action-platformer.

Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer)

Recommended - (Read Review)

The Metroidvania at its best: a swaggering role-playing beat-’em-up that’s very easy on the eyes and dense with secrets.

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Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, metroidvania inspired, action-platformer. You’ll explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle… assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers in 2D souls-lite combat. No checkpoints. Kill, die, learn, repeat.

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