Metroidvania Death’s Gambit: Afterlife hits Switch with a new launch trailer

Death's Gambit: Afterlife Switch

Death’s Gambit: Afterlife is out on Switch this week, and developer Serenity Forge is honoring the occasion with a nice new launch trailer. The trailer shows this enhanced version of the 2018 2D action-RPG platformer in action, so check it out below, and then read on for a bit more info on the game.

If that trailer got you interested in the game, read on for a short description of Death’s Gambit: Afterlife and the extra content that you can anticipate in the new Switch version.

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.

Death’s Gambit: Afterlife is the new and expanded edition of the original hardcore 2D RPG action platformer. Master the precise combat, utilizing a wide variety of weapons and abilities to confront the horrors that lurk within Siradon. Explore a mysterious and unforgiving world and uncover the true price of immortality.

Afterlife offers players a wealth of new content to experience on top of the original game, including 10 new levels, over 30 weapons, 5 new bosses, mechanical overhauls, and more. Your choices will affect the epic finale to Sorun’s tale.

In terms of features, Death’s Gambit: Afterlife offers over twenty levels, seven character classes, twenty “towering” bosses, and all sorts of gameplay mechanics ranging from crafting to movement and combat upgrades, all of which serve to flesh out a large, unforgiving game world.

Are you interested in trying out Death’s Gambit: Afterlife on Switch? Why or why not? Have you played the original? What did you think of the trailer? Let us know in the comment section below.


Nick Pearson
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