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Dead Cells

Critics Consensus (Play It)

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.

Game Info

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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Total Reviews: 110

Editors' Choice

Gold TIER

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

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RATING & REVIEWS

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

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Median Score

90%

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70%
What did you think of Dead Cells?
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Chris Thursten (PC Gamer)
August 6, 2018
90/100

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

Brandin Tyrrel (IGN)
August 11, 2018
9.5/10

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

Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer)
August 6, 2018
Recommended

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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