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Death's Gambit

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: Serenity Forge
Developer: White Rabbit
Release Date: Spring 2022

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'Death's Gambit: Afterlife' Comes to Xbox This Spring, Ashes of Vados DLC Gets PC Date

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2022 @ 4:59 p.m. PST

Death's Gambit: Afterlife is a side-scrolling, monster-slaying action RPG that raises you from the dead to serve as an agent of Death in a highly stylized, gothic world of beasts, knights, horrors, undying guardians and more.

Death's Gambit is a hardcore 2D action platformer with rich RPG elements. Master the precise combat, utilizing a wide variety of weapons and abilities to confront the horrors that lurk deep within Siradon. Explore a mysterious and unforgiving world to uncover the true price of immortality. Embrace the challenge of being an agent of Death.

Defeat gruesome enemies and legendary bosses with an arsenal of uniquely powerful weapons and abilities in wickedly challenging battles that demand creative thinking, strategy and precise skills. Scale towering buildings and giant beasts alike with a trusty grappling hook to reach the farthest limits of the realm, and get ready to die – a lot.

Explore Siradon, a vast, unforgiving land of dark forests, medieval ruins, frozen wastes and more, each filled with treasures, secrets and twisted characters that may help or hinder your journey. Death’s Gambit delivers a non-linear adventure; discover multiples routes between areas, gaining access to new surprises with every challenge overcome.

The promise of immortality lies at the heart of Siradon. As Death's right hand, challenge the undying guardians of the realm and endure the eternal struggle to purge their souls. But what reward awaits a faithful servant of Death?

Defeating the immortals is no easy feat, however, with brand new ways to play, storylines to discover and fine-tuning across all aspects of the game, Afterlife will challenge both new and veteran players. Death’s Gambit: Afterlife adds 10 new levels, 22 new weapons, 100 talents, skills, storylines, cinematics, gameplay enhancements and much more to make it the definitive edition of the game to date.

Death's Gambit: Afterlife hits Xbox platforms digitally this Spring, with the game’s newest DLC pack, Ashes of Vados, launching on Steam next month on Feb. 10 for $7.99 with a 35% launch discount during its first week of availability.

Ashes of Vados will come to PlayStation and Nintendo Switch this Spring and will launch alongside the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S versions of Death’s Gambit: Afterlife for an additional $7.99.

Ashes of Vados introduces a brand-new boss encounter with a drastically different heroic boss variant that will conclude the final story thread of Death’s Gambit: Afterlife. In addition, Ashes of Vados will test your mettle with the ultimate platforming challenge level and a new Arena with both boss rush and horde mode. The DLC will also spice up new runs of the game with alternative game modifiers that completely flip the experience on its head, with modes like randomized items, heroic forced and hardcore mode. All of these new challenges come with their own set of rewards, so go out there and conquer Ashes of Vados.

  • New Boss Fights: A new boss encounter against Ash will continue the Death's Gambit story. Defeating him unlocks a drastically different and challenging heroic version of this boss encounter called "The Eldritch Hand."
  • New Platforming Challenge: Halls of Cruelty will test your reflexes and platforming skills in a grueling new level.
  • New Combat Arena: Test your endurance in the new Horde mode fighting wave after wave of enemies.
  • Boss rush: A new Boss Rush mode! Fight all the bosses back to back in normal or heroic!
  • New Game Modes:
  • Randomized Items // Heroic Forced // Madness Mode // Fink Mode.
  • New rewards: Completing Halls of Cruelty, Ash, boss rush, and arena challenges will award some new loot!

Key Features:

  • Incredible Bosses - Hunt towering monsters and other creatures of legend. Each boss is a test of skill, requiring unique strategies to defeat.
  • Character Customization - Outfit your character with over 10 weapon types including bows, scythes, longswords, halberds and more. Harness 30 weapon abilities and spells to create your own build.
  • Expansive World - Travel across the beautifully rendered Obsidian Vale, Witch Woods, Sanguine City, and more. Meet quirky characters from all walks of life, and uncover their narrative threads and secrets.
  • Heroic Mode - Defeated bosses experience a second wind in an exponentially harder heroic mode accessible immediately after defeating them. Give yourself an all new challenge and master their new abilities.
  • Evocative Score - Experience an intricately crafted score composed by Kyle Hnedak, that sets the tone for Death's Gambit's world with over 2 hours of evocative music.
  • New Game Plus - Complete Death's Gambit to unlock New Game+ in brackets of three to set your own difficulty, and endure the struggle all over again.

Currently available for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PC (Steam), Death’s Gambit: Afterlife is coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S in Spring 2022.

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