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Dead Cells Box Art
Publisher
Motion Twin
Developer
Motion Twin
Platforms
PC, Mac, Linux, Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Android
Release Date
PC, Mac, Linux, Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One: August 7, 2018; iOS: August 28, 2019; Android: 2020
Genre
Roguelike

Game Overview:

Dead Cells is a roguelike metroidvania game developed and published by Motion Twin.

The game was in early access for about a year before its full launch in August 2018.

Latest Updates For Dead Cells

Dead Cells “Whack-a-Mole” Update is Now Live, Adds New Weapons and Mutations

Dead Cells “Whack-a-Mole” Update is Now Live, Adds New Weapons and Mutations

Malaise and BC difficulty has also been tuned.

Dead Cells Update 23 Now in Beta, Tombstone and No Mercy Changes Revealed

Dead Cells Update 23 Now in Beta, Tombstone and No Mercy Changes Revealed

No Mercy will now execute bosses with 7.5 percent health remaining.

Dead Cells Has Sold Over 5 Million Units

Dead Cells Has Sold Over 5 Million Units

The action roguelike title continues to enjoy impressive sales.

Dead Cells – Update 23 Now in Alpha, Adds New Weapons and Mutations

Dead Cells – Update 23 Now in Alpha, Adds New Weapons and Mutations

Difficulty curve and Malaise changes also added.

Dead Cells – Fatal Falls DLC is Out Now, New Animated Trailer Released

Dead Cells – Fatal Falls DLC is Out Now, New Animated Trailer Released

Two new biomes, new weapons and enemies, and much more arrive in the latest DLC.

Dead Cells is Free to Play Next Week on Nintendo Switch Online for UK, Europe

Dead Cells is Free to Play Next Week on Nintendo Switch Online for UK, Europe

The free week begins on January 26th with the launch of the Fatal Falls DLC.

Dead Cells – Fatal Falls DLC Out on January 26th, New Gameplay Revealed

Dead Cells – Fatal Falls DLC Out on January 26th, New Gameplay Revealed

Traverse floating isles and battle a new gardener-style boss in the upcoming DLC.

Dead Cells Update 21 is Now Available

Dead Cells Update 21 is Now Available

The Malaise and color reworks are officially live.

Dead Cells Update 21 Alpha is Live, Malaise and Colors Reworked

Dead Cells Update 21 Alpha is Live, Malaise and Colors Reworked

The Katana, a new enemy, four new Mutations, and new skins also added.

Dead Cells Hits 3.5 Million Sales Worldwide, Fatal Falls DLC Announced

Dead Cells Hits 3.5 Million Sales Worldwide, Fatal Falls DLC Announced

Two new biomes, a new boss, and much more coming in Q1 2021.

Dead Cells Update Coming in December, Adds New Weapons, Skins and Enemy

Dead Cells Update Coming in December, Adds New Weapons, Skins and Enemy

Evil Empire and Motion Twin also promise "bigger news" over the next few months.

Dead Cells Update Adds Exploding Barrels and New Biome, Out Now on PC

Dead Cells Update Adds Exploding Barrels and New Biome, Out Now on PC

Explore the Derelict Distillery and be wary of lots of exploding barrels.

Hitman 2, GreedFall, And Dead Cells Are August’s PS Now Inclusions

Hitman 2, GreedFall, And Dead Cells Are August’s PS Now Inclusions

Three very different experiences for the Now service.

Dead Cells Crosses 3 Million Units Sold, Update 19 Live on PC

Dead Cells Crosses 3 Million Units Sold, Update 19 Live on PC

"Update of Plenty" brings major changes to crossbows, shop costs, and gear.

Dead Cells – Bestiary Update Now Live, Adds Six New Enemies

Dead Cells – Bestiary Update Now Live, Adds Six New Enemies

11 new affixes for skills, two new items, and more lore rooms also await.

Dead Cells – Next Patch Adds Half-Life Outfit, Crowbar

Dead Cells – Next Patch Adds Half-Life Outfit, Crowbar

New mobs and affixes also coming in next major patch.

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Receives Sleek Animated Trailer

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Receives Sleek Animated Trailer

The DLC goes live later today and adds two new biomes.

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Trailer Showcases New Weapons and Foes

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Trailer Showcases New Weapons and Foes

It's also confirmed for release on February 11th.

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Out on February 11th, According to Microsoft Store

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Out on February 11th, According to Microsoft Store

An official announcement could be coming soon.

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Announced, Coming in Q1 2020 for $5

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Announced, Coming in Q1 2020 for $5

The DLC will feature two new biomes, new weapons and a brand new boss.

Dead Cells Corrupted Update Is Available Now On PC

Dead Cells Corrupted Update Is Available Now On PC

The next update for the indie sensation is pretty meaty.

Dead Cells’ “Who’s The Boss” Update Adds Mobs, New Weapons, And Much More
Dead Cells: Fear the Rampager Update is Now Live, Adds New Enemy

Dead Cells: Fear the Rampager Update is Now Live, Adds New Enemy

The Rampager joins the fray, along with two new Brutality Mutations.

Dead Cells – Action Game of the Year Edition Announced for PS4 and Switch

Dead Cells – Action Game of the Year Edition Announced for PS4 and Switch

The physical release will include a key chain, art book, and reversible cover.

Dead Cells Passes 2 Million Copies Sold, Rise of the Giant Expansion Now Available on PS4 and Switch
Dead Cells: Rise Of The Giant DLC Coming To Switch May 23rd

Dead Cells: Rise Of The Giant DLC Coming To Switch May 23rd

The free update is coming to Nintendo’s system this week.

Dead Cells Comes To iOS This Summer

Dead Cells Comes To iOS This Summer

An Android version is also in the pipeline.

Dead Cells Developer on New Content: “Not Planning on Stopping Anytime Soon”

Dead Cells Developer on New Content: “Not Planning on Stopping Anytime Soon”

Motion Twin is also "excited" about Google Stadia.

Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant DLC Receives Animated Trailer

Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant DLC Receives Animated Trailer

Watch our undying hero venture into new depths and battle new foes.

Dead Cells Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies

Dead Cells Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies

Out of all the consoles, the Nintendo Switch version sold the most according to Motion Twin.

Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant DLC Out on March 28th

Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant DLC Out on March 28th

New skills, new bosses, a new biome, and much more coming for free to current players.

Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant DLC Slated for Spring Release

Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant DLC Slated for Spring Release

Lead designer Sébastien Bénard says the goal was to "have an extra layer of quality" on top.

Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant Alpha is Live, Expands on End-Game

Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant Alpha is Live, Expands on End-Game

The free DLC contains new weapons, new outfits, and a revamp of Boss Cells.

Dead Cells 2 Unlikely, Says Developer Motion Twin

Dead Cells 2 Unlikely, Says Developer Motion Twin

"We know for sure it’s not a good idea to dwell on your success," says Motion Twin's Sébastien Bénard.

Dead Cells Wiki – Everything You Need To Know About The Game

Dead Cells Wiki – Everything You Need To Know About The Game

Everything you need to know about Dead Cells.

Dead Cells Developer Discusses First Major Post Launch Update

Dead Cells Developer Discusses First Major Post Launch Update

Plus a tease about upcoming DLC...

Dead Cells – The Vibrancy of Killing

Dead Cells – The Vibrancy of Killing

Killing stuff in Dead Cells but what keeps us coming back to continue our murderous sprees?

Fortnite, Hollow Knight, and Dead Cells Top Switch eShop Charts for August in North America

Fortnite, Hollow Knight, and Dead Cells Top Switch eShop Charts for August in North America

Switch owners around the world have fine taste, then.

Dead Cells on Switch is Outselling PS4 Version 4:1 – Report

Dead Cells on Switch is Outselling PS4 Version 4:1 – Report

In spite of the PS4 having four times the install base.

Hollow Knight and Dead Cells Top Nintendo Switch eShop Charts in Europe in August

Hollow Knight and Dead Cells Top Nintendo Switch eShop Charts in Europe in August

Switch owners have fine taste.

Prey: Mooncrash Update Pays Homage to Dead Cells, Spelunky, and More

Prey: Mooncrash Update Pays Homage to Dead Cells, Spelunky, and More

Free update adds Operator skins based on six indie roguelike greats.

Dead Cells Developer Talks About Why It Moved Away From Mobile Market, And Where They’re Headed In The Future
Dead Cells Developer Is “Super Happy” About All The Drama That’s Making Loot Boxes Die Out

Dead Cells Developer Is “Super Happy” About All The Drama That’s Making Loot Boxes Die Out

"I’m super-happy to see that all the drama has had an impact on the industry."

Dead Cells Interview: Post Launch Content, Gameplay Mechanics And The Studio’s Next Project

Dead Cells Interview: Post Launch Content, Gameplay Mechanics And The Studio’s Next Project

The developers of Dead Cells discuss what their approach was to making a game in the Roguelike Metroidvania genre.

Dead Cells Mega Guide: All Keys, Runes Locations, Unlimited Gold Cheats, Boss Fights Strategies And More

Dead Cells Mega Guide: All Keys, Runes Locations, Unlimited Gold Cheats, Boss Fights Strategies And More

A complete guide for Dead Cells.

Dead Cells Walkthrough With Ending

Dead Cells Walkthrough With Ending

A complete video walkthrough for Dead Cells.

Dead Cells Review – Fluid And Fun

Dead Cells Review – Fluid And Fun

Dead Cells is a thrilling game but doesn't reinvent much.

Dead Cells Animated Trailer Humorously Details The Struggle

Dead Cells Animated Trailer Humorously Details The Struggle

The Early Access rogue-like/Metroidvania title arrives next week for all platforms.

Dead Cells Exits Steam Early Access on August 7th

Dead Cells Exits Steam Early Access on August 7th

The Metroidvania rogue-like will be coming to Xbox One, PS4, PC and Switch.

Rogue-Like Metroidvania Dead Cells Will Receive Mod Support

Rogue-Like Metroidvania Dead Cells Will Receive Mod Support

Motion Twin currently has "limited, basic mod support" working internally.

Dead Cells Receives New Level, Boss, Difficulty in Final Major Update

Dead Cells Receives New Level, Boss, Difficulty in Final Major Update

The rogue-lite Metroidvania title inches ever closer to launch.

Dead Cells Confirmed for Release on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Dead Cells Confirmed for Release on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Motion Twin's gorgeous rogue-lite Metroidvania title is coming to home consoles.

Dead Cells Early Access Price Increasing After Steam Winter Sale

Dead Cells Early Access Price Increasing After Steam Winter Sale

Priced at $16.99 without discount, the Metroidvania title will cost $19.99 after January 4th.

Dead Cells Brutal Update Reorganizes World, Introduces New Enemies and Biomes

Dead Cells Brutal Update Reorganizes World, Introduces New Enemies and Biomes

Motion Twin's early access Metroidvania title has changed significantly but will still beat you up.

Evolving Metroidvania: An Analysis of Dead Cells and Sundered

Evolving Metroidvania: An Analysis of Dead Cells and Sundered

What is about these rogue-like, RNG-heavy Metroidvania titles that's so appealing?

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