About Curse of the Dead Gods
Curse of the Dead Gods: Ascending Into an Obsession
Complete with the best of Diablo, and Dark Souls, the true curse of these dead Gods is an addiction!
The Adventure Begins…
Curse of the Dead Gods is an early access game released in March 2020. The game brings a bold twist to the roguelike genre by combining the best traits of Hades and Darkest Dungeon.
Passtech Games and Focus Home Entertainment recently announced that their popular role-playing game Curse of the Dead Gods will be officially coming out of early access on February 23, 2021. The hit PC action-RPG game will also be available on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One upon its v1.0 release. Studio Director, Sylvain Passot announced that:
We can’t wait to welcome all the players...and we’re looking further ahead to 2021 for exciting new content!
What Is the Curse of the Dead Gods?
This roguelike game will have you exploring numerous tombs and crypts in labyrinthine dungeons. Similar to Darkest Dungeon, your character will be impacted by insanity and status. Your character has access to various weapons and natural powers and abilities to aid in your struggle to survive the curse.
[Curse of the Dead Gods] will have you exploring numerous tombs and crypts in labyrinthine dungeons.
You begin your perilous journey with little more equipment than a machete for basic close-range combat and a simple pistol to end enemies from afar. You will also be able to scavenge weapons and equipment from those you take down including tools that allow you to make combo attacks on those who would rather see you dead. So, keep your eyes open and your wits about you.
Concept Rating: 4/5
Look Upon and Heed the Dead Gods
The visuals in Curse of the Dead Gods deserve some praise and admiration. While the game was not originally designed and released as an online multiplayer game, it remains immersive and attention-grabbing. It has a rock-solid foundation that any fan of the roguelike genre will appreciate.
Graphics & Audio Rating: 4/5
Experience the Curse, if You Dare
Curse of the Dead Gods makes you think. Every path you choose and the decision you make impacts your character. This also makes the game more challenging.
It is important that the game encourages players to experiment with different effects and constructs. This is important since the game relies on common roguelike elements. It also ensures that each run feels dynamic and fresh to every player.
Every path you choose and the decision you make impacts your character. This also makes the game more challenging.
Despite the fact that one might initially find some of the mechanics initially odd, and that the game can sometimes be brutally challenging, the combat is generally fluid and precise. The player will find that the game is easy to grasp. You will always discover different items from every failed attempt.
These can be put to use in various ways in the future. For example, the range of weapons includes a spear that allows you to take out enemies from a distance, the Active Reload-like pistol, and a poisonous pair of claws that kills your opponent slowly. Weapons are both an important part of each character and part of a risk-reward system when they are used. Thus, there is a welcome variety and a definite sense of progress regardless of the quality of your immediate performance.
Gameplay Rating: 4/5
The Curse Concludes
Overall, Curse of the Dead Gods is a potentially addictive game that can be even more difficult to play with a mouse and keyboard. Still, despite a potentially off-putting learning curve, eventually, you will want to venture deeper and deeper to explore each level. Destroying monsters as you travel forward marks it fun and worth the time.
Replay Value Rating: 4/5