- Also Known As
- Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania Edition
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 29th Jun 2023
- 29th Jun 2023
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Dawn of the Dead
Following a well-documented and successful early access offering on PC, Dead Cells has finally made its way to the PlayStation 4. The title arrives with a good deal of excitement backing it thanks to a promising gameplay loop and a slew of pre-release updates that expanded the game in a variety of ways, but does the experience come...
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The gift that keeps on giving
Dead Cells, released in 2018 for PS4, is getting a free PS5 upgrade this week (on 29th June), which comes with the sorts of bells and whistles we've come to expect at this point. Enhance your future runs with haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, and audio feedback when it does. Dead Cells continues to go from strength...
Devs are tinkering and experimenting for future updates
Dead Cells developer Motion Twin has today announced the hit indie rogue-like title has now surpassed 10 million sales across all platforms. A native PS5 version is planned for release on 11th August 2023, and the studio shall continue to support the game until at least 2025. Co-developer Evil...
All DLC to date included
The impeccable Dead Cells, alongside its superb Return to Castlevania expansion, is coming natively to PS5. Confirmation comes as publisher Merge Games and developer Motion Twin have announced all-new physical bundles, which will be available on both PS5 and PS4 from 11th August. These retail releases will include all...
Dead Cells 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. Immortal but crippled, your last resort is to take over bodies in order to move, explore… and fight. While you may well be immortal, the corpses you possess are not. Each time your host is destroyed, you will be sent back to the dungeon to find yourself a new one and start again...
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.
Tough but fair combat, responsive controls, challenging foes, and of course, the emergency panic roll to get you out of trouble make for a visceral and cathartic action game.