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Niche Spotlight – Curse of the Dead Gods

Curse of the Dead Gods

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Today’s Niche Spotlight is Curse of the Dead Gods, a top-down action-roguelite by Passtech Games and Focus Home Interactive.

Delve into ancient dungeons controlled by malicious elder gods in search of unfathomable riches, eternal life, and divine abilities. Build your character by looting weapons and forgotten relics. As you venture deeper into the labyrinth, your character will accumulate corruption, granting you powerful abilities that come with nasty side effects that you’ll need to play around.

You can find the launch trailer below.

Curse of the Dead Gods is available on Windows PC (via GamersGate, and Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One for $19.99 USD.

You can find the rundown (via GamersGate) below:

You seek untold riches, eternal life, divine powers – it leads to this accursed temple, a seemingly-infinite labyrinth of bottomless pits, deadly traps, and monsters.

Use weapons, the environment, your brains and skills to defeat the temple

Collect mystical Relics and an arsenal of weapons to make yourself unstoppable. Battle through hordes of enemies in dark, cavernous passages filled with traps and secrets of all sorts – fire-spewing statues, explosives, hidden spikes, and worse.

Play your way and turn curses to your advantage

Corruption builds in you with every step – encourage or ignore it, but each powerful curse can be a double-edged sword.

Greed will kill you, greed will save you

Your greed will lead you to death, but that is not an escape. Rise to fight again. Delve deeper again. Defy the malignant deities that linger in this place.

MAIN FEATURES

  • A skill-based roguelike exploring a cruel, dark temple made of endless rooms and corridors
  • Swords, spears, bows, guns – wield these and many more
  • Light and fire will be your best allies to overcome the threats that lie in the shadows
  • Unique curses influence each attempt, putting a twist on every action
  • Dozens of enemies, with powerful champions and deadly bosses to face off against

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