Designed to support development
The highly praised indie hit Dead Cells will be receiving more downloadable content, according to its developer Motion Twin. On 11th February, "The Bad Seed" DLC will be released for $4.99. Here are the details: Explore a relaxing Arboretum, wade through a noxious Swamp, and take on a new boss in this new early...
Includes Rise of the Giant DLC
Update: Merge Games has now clarified the Rise of the Giant DLC will still need to be downloaded. The Action Game of the Year Edition is aimed at players who haven't tried the game yet, and celebrates Dead Cells' 1 year anniversary! If you haven't picked up a physical copy of the wonderful roguelike / Metroidvania...
A free update
In February, the talented team at Motion Twin revealed Dead Cells: Rise of the Giant, a substantial new DLC update for last year's Dead Cells. This content is entirely free and has been available on the PC since the end of March. More than a month later, Motion Twin has now confirmed this extra content will become available to Switch...
More players, more fun
The team at Motion Twin has done a wonderful job on Dead Cells, even if the Switch version did get off to a bit of a bumpy start in terms of performance. While the current focus for this small French-based developer is the game's downloadable content - Rise of the Giants, it has been considering a multiplayer component for...
The small team responsible for Dead Cells has done a tremendous job improving the game since it was released on the Switch in August last year. Last month, the friendly folk at Motion Twin even revealed a substantial new DLC update was on the way. To promote this free downloadable content, officially titled Dead Cells: Rise of the...
Motion Twin's Dead Cells didn't have the best launch on the Switch eShop. In fact, when it arrived, the French-based developer had to acknowledge frame-drops and performance issues with a public apology. It spent the next six months reworking the game engine, to bump the framerate up to 60fps and since then, it's been recognised as one...
Nine months in the making
Hit ‘roguevania’ Dead Cells is soon to receive a substantial free DLC update across all platforms. Developer Motion Twin has been working on the pack for nine months and, although the base game is complete, it’s looking to add some more flavour and provide explanations and a ‘proper conclusion’ to the story with...
It’s finally here
Shortly after the Switch release of Dead Cells in August last year, the game's developer Motion Twin was forced to issue an apology because of the frame rate issues. In certain areas of the title, players were reportedly experiencing significant dips in performance, resulting in entire sections of the game running well-below...
Alongside Celeste and The Messenger, the roguelike game Dead Cells by French-based developer Motion Twin was one of the indie success stories of 2018. In September last year, we heard how the Switch version of the game was
No need to dwell on success
Reflect on the indie releases of 2018 and one of the standout games was the roguelike action title Dead Cells by French-based developer Motion Twin. The title was praised by critics and sold incredibly well, especially on the Switch eShop where it managed to outsell the PlayStation 4 version. When a game has this level...
Promises bigger fixes are on the way
The long-awaited Dead Cells patch for the Nintendo Switch version has finally arrived. This follows Motion Twin's recent update via its Steam page about future content planned for the game. The patch is described as a band-aid solution to combat
Following a positively-received launch on all platforms, Dead Cells developer Motion Twin is now looking towards the game's future. Even though most of its staff are currently on a well-deserved break after three years of solid development, two of the game's team members took time out to explain some of the post-release content...
More indie success
Motion Twin's Dead Cells is one of the standout indie releases of the year so far and for good reason. It's an excellent roguelike game mixing nonstop action sequences with gorgeous vistas and an addictive loop of unlocks and rewards. In our review, we gave it nine stars out of ten and said it was an absolute blast to play. It...
Out February 2019
Dead Cells is a beautifully designed game, so how about a special book to go with it? The Heart of Dead Cells book, produced in collaboration with the game's developer Motion Twin, is part "making-of" and part art book. It offers a plethora of illustrations and exclusive behind the scenes information about the game's universe,...
Aims to resolve issue as soon as possible
Dead Cells has been well-received since its release earlier this week on Switch, but according to Kotaku, one player who admits they are sensitive to "frame-drops and performance issues" has posted a public service announcement on Reddit to notify