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Dead Cells is the perfect combination of genres, it makes you experience the thrill of discovery of games like Super Metroid and also the learning process of a roguelike, making you go through levels, learn the mechanics, probably die on the first couple of tries and comeback each time more prepared.The game has just the right amount of enemie variety, not giving you hundreds of different pattern to learn but also not being that repetitive from level to level. It strikes a perfect balance of enc...7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
2018 has seen a plethora of roguelikes hitting the marketplace, and (nearly inarguably) one of the most publicized and generally praised has been Dead Cells. Though it originally came out mid-2017 as an Early Access game, its official 1.0 release came in 2018, so here we go! A 1.0 review of this much beloved game! I am personally a huge fan of roguelikes, and one of my favourite games of all time is Rogue Legacy. When I heard that Dead Cells was going to have some of the permanence/between-run u...3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
Rogue-likes are all similar, but all distinctly different. The game that springs to my mind most when playing it is Rogue Legacy, the first real rogue-like I played, not just because you're an endlessly respawning hero traversing castle-like environments slaughtering untold numbers of monsters while collecting loot, but because of the feel of the game. Dead Cells feels really good to play.Every aspect of the controls is tuned to perfection. The jump feels great. The double jump feels great. ...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Note: Video version here. The text below is a transcript of the shooting script. Some wording might be slightly different between the text and video. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~I’ve said this a handful of times before, but I’m going to say it again. If there is one thing I took away from the internet’s collective game of the year discussions, it’s that I should have been playing Dead Cells all this time. So I finally did…...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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