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This Dead Cells map can guide you through The Bad Seed

It never hurts to have a map handy for Dead Cells, especially as new areas join the flow-chart-like world. The Bad Seed includes two early-game biomes, as well as a third area that's home to a new boss. These DLC zones are by no means hidde...

 
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Here's everything in Dead Cells' $110 collector's edition

Dead Cells' most committed players better save their gold if they want the most extravagant edition of the game. The new collector's edition pushes north of the century mark, but it has the goodies to make it oh so tempting. Just announced...

 
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It's time to start training for Dead Cells' Bad Seed DLC

The other night, while I was poking around my PS4 library, I noticed Dead Cells and came this close to getting back into it. There's a mental roadblock in the way – I know it'll take hours of practice before I can work back up to my p...

 
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Dead Cells is finally getting into DLC with The Bad Seed

Dead Cells has been super generous with free updates, and that post-launch support is not coming to an end anytime soon. Evil Empire is planning to continue releasing updates "at the same steady rhythm and of the same quality as seen in 201...

 
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Dead Cells has a new rune to help you fully explore levels

It's update day for Dead Cells. Along with an optional "mini biome," the Corrupted Update adds an exciting "meta upgrade" – Recycling Tubes – for players who have cleared the game on BC1. Come again? Yes, you had it right the fi...

 
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Dead Cells is still selling 'incredibly well' in 2019

For a game so willing to crush you at a moment's notice, Dead Cells is a surprisingly feel-good story. Whether you first got into Motion Twin's roguelite action-platformer in 2017 with the Steam Early Access version, or you started playing ...

 
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Dead Cells receives some free DLC today on Switch and PS4

2018's smash hit roguelike Dead Cells is getting some free DLC today. The Rise of the Giant expansion is now available on Switch and PS4 and will be hitting other platforms in short order. The recently announced mobile port will also recei...

 
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The first Dead Cells DLC is gonna rough us up

Dead Cells was a roaring good time, but if there's one thing I would've liked to see, it was more bosses. When the first DLC releases soon, my wish will come true. Rise of the Giant is a free add-on "mostly aimed at the people who have been...

 
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Contest: Win a Steam copy of Dead Cells

Enter today's contest for a chance to win a Steam copy of Dead Cells. Who here likes roguelikes? What about highly-reviewed roguelikes? If something impresses Chris Carter, then I'd say it's a pretty solid bet. Check out Chris' review for D...

 
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Dead Cells designer suggests a sequel is unlikely to happen

Retro-style action adventure Dead Cells certainly turned heads when it released in the summer of 2017. But despite the Metroidvania's success, particularly on Nintendo Switch, it is unlikely that a sequel is forthcoming anytime soon.Speakin...

 
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Dead Cells developer talks updates, DLC, and future plans

There were some fantastic games this year, and we're just about to enter a particularly strong fall release schedule, but few games will speak to me the way Dead Cells does. I just don't want it to end. Posting on Steam, developer Motion Tw...

 
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Turns out not every game will support cloud saves on Switch

When we first got details about Nintendo's upcoming "Switch Online" service, one of the promises was cloud saving for "most Nintendo Switch games". While it may have been naive to assume that Nintendo was just being cheeky, I honestly didn'...

 
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Review: Dead Cells

I've been playing Dead Cells in early access for over a year now, but I never want to get too far if you know what I mean. I have a weird relationship with early access games in that unless I'm covering them professionally, I pref...

 
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Very Quick Tips: Dead Cells

I've gotten a lot of questions about Dead Cells from the community at large and colleagues over the past few weeks, which happened to jell with the copious amount of notes I took during my runs. Here are some quick tips to help you see...

 
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Dead Cells is now available on Mac and Linux

Indie roguelike, Metroidvania game Dead Cells is now available on Linux and Mac OS X. This coincides with the current Steam summer sale with a 40% off discount. Once the summer sale is over, the game will be increasing in price (from $19.99...

 
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Dead Cells' Brutal Update adds tons of new content

Dead Cells took me by surprise. The self-proclaimed 'RogueVania' takes inspiration from a handful of other games and mixes them into a challenging, rewarding mix. Though it's still in Early Access, Motion Twin's procedural platformer is a p...

 
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Dead Cells update brings a new biome, monsters, and weapons

Welp, my weekend plans are made. Motion Twin has a new update for Dead Cells that adds content (monsters, weapons, another area) and shuffles some of the existing stuff. These are the highlights: A new biome: Some say it will get you nowh...

 
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Early Access Review: Dead Cells

You've probably played parts of Dead Cells before. Its DNA is familiar, a patchwork assembly of recognizable influences. There are echoes of Symphony of the Night and Super Metroid in the 2D action platformer. Rogue Legacy's persistent unlo...

 
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Castlevania-inspired roguelike Dead Cells hits Steam soon

Before long, Dead Cells will be doing its hybridized roguelike/metroidvania thing on Steam Early Access, and as much as that's the type of "die, die, die again" gameplay concept I'd rather wait on than attempt to play in an unfinished stat...

 

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