The End Is Nigh

The End Is Nigh

2017

System
Nintendo Switch
Publisher
Nicalis
Developer
Edmund McMillen

8.1

Game Rating

User Ratings: 12

Our Review: 8/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Action, Adventure, Platformer
Release Date

Nintendo Switch

  • 12th Dec 2017 (US/Canada)

Screenshots (7)

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Reviews

  • 29

    Switch

    Review The End Is Nigh

    It's the end of the world as we know it

    Balancing the difficulty in a platform game is a fine art. Even though the genre has pretty-much existed since the inception of modern video games, developers are still often guilty of not providing enough of a challenge or making levels almost impossible to complete. Even in recent times, only a select few...

About The Game

What's the Point of Surviving the Apocalypse If You Ca'nt Share It With a Friend?

The End Is Nigh is a sprawling adventure platformer where the player takes control over Ash, one of few "things" that have "survived" the "end of the world." Follow Ash as he flops his way through a future of pain and suffering. Feel his stress levels rise as you throw him into an endless swarm of decaying, mutant animal-like creatures and help aid his final epic quest...to simply make a friend (out of pieces of people he finds along his journey).

Oh, also you collect video game cartridges and tumors! If that does anything for ya.

FEATURES

  • 600+ levels!
  • 12+ explorable chapters!
  • 20+ collectible and fully playable mini-game cartridges! (each with their own tiny achievements!)
  • 80+ achievements that will make you feel good about yourself
  • 100s of collectible little squishy tumors!
  • Loads of hidden extras and endings that you will probably see someone else find before you do!
  • ...and stress!