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In role-playing games, both for tabletop and computer, permadeath...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
In role-playing games, both for tabletop and computer, permadeath (or permanent death) is a gameplay mechanic in which player characters that die are permanently dead and removed from the game and may no longer be used to play. Less common terms with the same meaning are persona death and player death. Games without permanent death may allow characters who are killed to be resurrected to a playable state, with this action often costing resources or undoing progress the player has made.

Infinite Wisdom Update Available For Pit People

TrueAchievements - 02 Oct 2017
The save is destroyed and immediately ends for any permadeath player that has no characters left in their house at all. If you run out and still have characters recruited below, those characters will be brought on to your active team and you may continue.

Xenon Valkyrie+ coming to PS Vita this winter

Gematsu - 10 Oct 2017
French independent developer Cowcat is bringing Spanish developer Diabolical Mind's Xenon Valkyrie, a rogue-lite platformer that launched for PC via Steam in February, to PS Vita as Xenon Valkyrie+ this winter via the PlayStation Store. The PS Vita ...

Weekly deals: Xbox One sales and Deals with Gold

XBLA Fans (blog) - 18 Oct 2017
Players will need to battle through the horde of vigilant robots, and defeat the master NeuroVoider to end this eternal war. Play it co-op with up to 4 friends, or go alone in an adventure of hack'n'slash rampage, with a pinch of rogue-lite, and some ...

Heat Signature review

Polygon - 22 Sep 2017
In Heat Signature, a single wrong move can blow you out into the vacuum of space, while the right move makes you feel like a kung-fu genius. It's a game with real confidence of design, where all the mechanics are meaningful and complementary to each ...

Hellblade's Save-Erasing Permadeath System Might Not Be Real

Forbes - 08 Aug 2017
But there's one detail that's jumped out of people and caused a stir on the Internet today, and that's that this game seems to feature "Permadeath" not as an option but as a requirement. Die too many times and the game will delete your save file ...

How Hunt: Showdown Creates Tense, Chaotic Fun - IGN First

IGN - 10 Oct 2017
By Daniel Krupa Watch 12 minutes of new Hunt: Showdown gameplay in the video up above, as the developers guide you through a match. Banishing giant spiders and hulking pig men back to their respective circles of hell can be an absolute nightmare, ...

PC Gamer Indie's first month

PC Gamer - 13 Oct 2017
He built his first gaming rig, finished his journalism degree and, obviously, pitched PC Gamer a Runescape feature. He's since worked his way into our indie channel, where he spends his days fawning over 2D action games and anything with permadeath.

Supernatural Season 13 Episode 1 Review: Lost and Found

Den of Geek US - 13 Oct 2017
Crowley died a hero, Mary Winchester faced off against Lucifer, and Castiel suffered perma-death. The premiere picks up exactly where last season left off, with Sam looking into the menacing eyes of Jack – not a baby or a child but a young man already.

How Hellblade's permadeath works isn't the point

PC Gamer - 11 Aug 2017
But Hellblade isn't a movie, and in a game, permadeath can be an effective narrative tool. Each time Senua's corruption progresses—ropey veins and charred-looking flesh consuming her arm—it marks a real danger to her ability to keep fighting toward ...

The Writers' Room: A Documentary, by Matt Corluka

Splitsider - 02 Oct 2017
Imagine a place with the musical genius of Jared Leto and the geological wonder of the La Brea Tar Pits. Two conflicting entities: One sucks any and all into its depths, robbing those that come close of their vitality and preserving them in a sort of ...

Battlegrounds Players Are Staging Massive 'Death Races'

Kotaku Australia - 30 Sep 2017
If you've ever watched beloved 1960s children's cartoon Wacky Races, it's pretty much exactly like that, except with permadeath. It leads to some great moments, like when StoneMountain loses his co-pilot and tries to make a mad dash across the final ...

Mutating dungeon crawler Freaky Awesome squirms out this month

PC Gamer - 02 Oct 2017
It's got all the stuff you'd expect in a 'rogue-lite': permadeath (but you keep unlocked items and mutations), a procedurally-generated factory full of traps and hidden rooms, boss battles and items. You can go it alone or team up with up to three ...

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