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Dead Cells

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Recommendation: Play It
Median Score: 90/100
Total Reviews: 110

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Critics Consensus: 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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Game Info

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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High Score - 100/100
Low Score - 70/100

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

Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 110

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.

Chris Thursten (PC Gamer)

90/100

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

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Brandin Tyrrel (IGN)

9.5/10

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

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Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer)

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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