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Dead Cells Update 35 Enters Alpha Stage, Brings New Curse Weapons And More

Dead Cells update 35 is officially alpha form, at least. It brings new elements for the iconic Curse mechanic, as well as new legendary affixes and more. Naturally, you can only access the…

August 28, 2023 | 08:51 EDT

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Dead Cells PS5 Release Date Revealed, PS4 Owners Can Upgrade Free

Motion Twin has announced the Dead Cells PS5 release date. You'll be able to get your hands on the roguelite Metroidvania hack-and-slash platformer on Thursday (yes, that's this Thursday), and it'll…

June 27, 2023 | 10:40 EDT

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Dead Cells Animated Series In The Works, Coming In 2024

Motion Twin has revealed that a Dead Cells animated series is in the works. The series is set to air in 2024 and will adapt elements of the game into a narrative format, becoming available first in…

June 14, 2023 | 10:13 EDT

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Dead Cells Sales Pass 10 Million, Updates Planned Through 2025

Roguelite Metroidvania platformer Dead Cells has managed to sell 10 million copies, developers Evil Empire and Motion Twin have announced. As you might expect from such a successful indie hit, the…

June 5, 2023 | 10:18 EDT

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Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania DLC Sneak Peek Released

Motion Twin and Evil Empire have released a throwback teaser trailer that gives us a sneak peek of the upcoming Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania DLC.  This upcoming DLC will be the biggest content…

January 19, 2023 | 04:28 EST

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Dead Cells Everyone Is Here Vol. 2 Update Adds More Indie Crossovers

A second Dead Cells Everyone Is Here update has arrived, and it's adding yet more indie crossovers from some of the most beloved games around. This time, it's the turn of games like Shovel Knight, …

November 7, 2022 | 11:19 EST

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Dead Cells Boss Rush Update in Alpha Testing

More and more content is being packed into the highly-rated pixelated rogue-lite, as the Dead Cells Boss Rush update is now in alpha testing. The update notes via Steam show more unlockables, a brand…

September 19, 2022 | 03:23 EDT

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Dead Cells Enter The Panchaku Update Adds Cooking Based Weapon and Other Fixes

The Dead Cells Enter The Panchaku update is here, and there are some really neat features for fans to check out. Between bug fixes, the legendaries system rework, and new additions to the weapons and…

August 3, 2022 | 04:31 EDT

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Dead Cells Roadmap for 2022 Announced

The developers at Motion Twin have announced several exciting new updates and features coming to Dead Cells both this year and next. With more weapon rebalances, the reworking of the legendary system…

July 18, 2022 | 01:39 EDT

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New Dead Cells Update Released

Developers at Motion Twin have released a few updates for the game Dead Cells within the last few days, including the newest Alpha update. The update includes a few key aspects gamers had asked to be…

July 6, 2022 | 01:28 EDT

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Dead Cells Update Adds Accessibility Options and Assist Mode

Dead Cells has received a new update called Breaking Barriers, which adds a bunch of new options to improve overall accessibility as well as an assist mode. There's also a reduction in cell cost to…

June 24, 2022 | 12:02 EDT

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Dead Cells Update Break the Bank is Now Live

The new Dead Cells update Break the Bank is out, and it adds in a new optional biome in The Bank, three optional enemies, three new gold-based weapons, three new gold-based mutations, and many…

March 30, 2022 | 12:26 EDT

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Dead Cells: The Queen and the Sea DLC Release Date Revealed

The Dead Cells: The Queen and The Sea release date has been revealed: you'll be able to play this new Dead Cells DLC in early January 2022. Dead Cells is no stranger to post-launch updates; most…

December 16, 2021 | 03:25 EST

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Dead Cells Hollow Knight Crossover Coming with Update 26

A Dead Cells Hollow Knight crossover has been announced by Motion Twin -- you'll be able to get Hollow Knight's sword (and who knows what else) when Dead Cells Update 26 launches next week. Dead…

November 19, 2021 | 02:08 EST

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Dead Cells Practice Makes Perfect Update Adds Training Room, Quality-of-Life Features

The Dead Cells Practice Makes Perfect update has arrived, adding new training and quality-of-life features to the game without compromising its challenging difficulty. Dead Cells is a challenging…

September 16, 2021 | 02:16 EDT

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Dead Cells Update 23 Now In Alpha, Brings New Weapons And More

A new Dead Cells update has entered its alpha testing phase. Update 23 - affectionately termed the "Whack-a-mole Update" by the devs - brings with it new weapons, new mutations, and some quality-of-…

March 5, 2021 | 10:10 EST

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Dead Cells Fatal Falls DLC Brings Two New Biomes in 2021

The Dead Cells Fatal Falls DLC has been announced, but you're going to have to wait to play it — it's not going to launch until sometime in early 2021. Dead Cells is a game that mashes up…

December 1, 2020 | 03:31 EST

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Dead Cells Receives Half-Life: Alyx Update; Adds New Weapon, Skin, and Diet

Half-Life: Alyx is taking the world by storm. Although it is not exactly what everyone is waiting from Valve for the Half-Life franchise, but it is something you can use to ease the pain of waiting…

March 25, 2020 | 02:38 EDT

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Dead Cells Heads to the Swamp in Upcoming 'Bad Seed' DLC

Motion Twin and Evil Empire announced the first paid content DLC for action roguelike Dead Cells today, set to come early next year. Titled "The Bad Seed," the expansion will add new biomes, monsters…

December 5, 2019 | 10:30 EST

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Dead Cells Has Sold Two Million Copies, Rise of the Giant DLC Now Available On Consoles

Developer Motion Twin has just announced that their acclaimed Metroidvania platformer Dead Cells (Our Review) has sold two million copies since its final release in August last year. Additionally,…

May 23, 2019 | 12:51 EDT

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Dead Cells Coming To iOS Devices This Summer

Dead Cells was released on August 7 last year for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. That was already six platforms in a single release. Now the developer…

May 7, 2019 | 11:00 EDT

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Dead Cells Battling Its Way Onto Consoles In 2018

French indie developer Motion Twin has finally confirmed some specifics regarding the console ports of its hit Steam Early Access 2D roguelike Dead Cells, including which consoles it will be coming…

January 29, 2018 | 12:18 EST

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Dead Cells Increasing in Price After Steam Winter Sale

Dead Cells, the early access rogue-lite Metroidvania, is set for a price change after the Steam winter sale winds down. Developer Motion Twin released a new post detailing the price change. Although…

January 2, 2018 | 08:36 EST

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Dead Cells Comes To Steam Early Access May 10

Dead Cells, a Metroidvania with roguelite elements and a dash of Dark Souls, is coming to Steam Early Access on May 10 according to a press release. Billed as a "roguevania", the game sets out to…

April 25, 2017 | 04:10 EDT