Death's Gambit

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: Serenity Forge
Developer: White Rabbit

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'Death's Gambit: Afterlife' Gets Nintendo Switch And PC Date - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2021 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT

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?

Players should prepare to slash and dodge through their enemies on the go, as Death’s Gambit: Afterlife is launching on Nintendo Switch and Steam for $19.99 on September 30, 2021.

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.

And for those who already own the original game on Steam, Afterlife will be a totally free upgrade to the existing title.

Additionally, Serenity Forge also announced that pre-orders for physical versions of the game on Switch, launching early next year, are available now for $34.99 at your preferred retailer or at the official Serenity Forge store


The physical version of the game includes the game cartridge along with an assortment of stickers and a two-sided poster that depicts a character compendium and the map that fans may find helpful on their journey through Siradon.

Alongside the physical edition of the game including exclusive in-box content for Nintendo Switch fans, Serenity Forge is also featuring an array of brand-new merch for the game on their online store. This merch includes a two-sided poster that gives fans an artistic overview of the game’s map and a beautiful hand-drawn rendition of the Afterlife key art. 

Additionally, fans are able to pick up a sweet, limited edition vinyl soundtrack featuring a curated tracklist alongside a digital download card. The most discerning fans can also adorn themselves with two branded Afterlife shirts, each with a unique style. Shop the new line at the official Serenity Forge store.

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 PS4 and PC (Steam), Death’s Gambit: Afterlife is coming to Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam) on September 30, 2021.


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