From Tower Defense to Roguevania: The Creation of Dead Cells, Available August 7 on Xbox One

From Tower Defense to Roguevania: The Creation of Dead Cells, Available August 7 on Xbox One
Dead Cells is a 2D Roguevania action-platformer set on a cursed, alchemic Island. It mixes elements from the metroidvania genre like unlocking abilities which open new levels, paths and treasures to the permadeath and randomness of roguelites, tons of weapons, all the while offering plenty of challenge. However, that’s only the Dead Cells we know today! Over its life, it’s evolved through several different forms, gameplay styles and even economic models. Throughout this process we’ve managed to keep a little something from each era. Dead Cells was first dreamed up as a free-to-play sequel to one of Motion Twin’s web-based...