Death's Gambit

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Death's Gambit
Developer(s)White Rabbit
Publisher(s)Adult Swim Games
Designer(s)Jean Canellas[1]
Programmer(s)Jean Canellas[1]
Artist(s)Alex Kubodera[2]
Platform(s)Windows, PlayStation 4
Release14 August 2018
Genre(s)Action, platformer

Death's Gambit is an action, platformer game developed by American studio White Rabbit and published by Adult Swim Games. The game was released for Windows and PlayStation 4 in August 2018.

Gameplay[edit]

Death's Gambit is an action, platformer game with role-playing elements.[3] The game is presented with 2D computer graphics with a pixel art aesthetic.[3]

Development and release[edit]

Death's Gambit was developed by indie studio White Rabbit.[1] The primary inspiration for the gameplay of Death's Gambit was Metroidvania games.[1] The development team also wanted to integrate systems from games they enjoyed playing such as Castlevania, Dark Souls, and Shadow of the Colossus.[1] Castlevania games were also an influence for game's art direction, as well as indie adventure game Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP.[1]

The game was published by Adult Swim Games.[4] It was released for Windows and PlayStation 4 on 14 August 2018.[3][2]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
Metacritic73/100 (PC)[5]
72/100 (PS4)[6]
Review scores
PublicationScore
IGN6.7/10[7]
PC Gamer (UK)67/100[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Thurmond, Joey (29 July 2018). "Interview: Uncovering the Soul and Giant Aspirations Behind Death's Gambit on PS4". Push Square. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b Kubodera, Alex (17 July 2018). "Breaking Down Death and Other Features in Death's Gambit, Out August 14". PlayStation Blog. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Prescott, Shaun (2 August 2018). "Death's Gambit is a lush 2D fantasy RPG releasing this month". PC Gamer. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  4. ^ a b Horti, Samuel (22 August 2018). "Death's Gambit review". PC Gamer. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Death's Gambit for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Death's Gambit for PlayStation 4 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  7. ^ Epstein, Mike (24 August 2018). "Death's Gambit Review". IGN. Retrieved 25 August 2018.

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