Useless Cells launched in early entry in 2017, and developer Movement Twin’s sensible mashup of roguelite and Metroidvania shortly discovered an viewers. It was a wonderful game when it launched, however its subsequent assist via the early entry interval and past has been distinctive, and largely free as well. Most lately we have been handled to the great Castlevania DLC and there is not any signal of slowing down with its present developer Evil Empire.

That studio has now introduced that Useless Cells has bought over 10 million copies, which is a outstanding milestone for an indie title like this to hit. That is not all on PC in fact, with the the game being ported to consoles and cell, but it surely says every little thing in regards to the high quality of Useless Cells and its multitude of free and paid updates. I nonetheless load this up sometimes and each time have a blast, and there is now a lot stuff in there it is a delight to see what wacky combos of buffs and weapons every run turns up.

“Following the success of Useless Cells: Return to Castlevania, Evil Empire has been exploring the trail ahead for the title as an entire,” reads the studio’s press launch. “With years of profitable updates and expansions behind it after taking up dwell ops of Useless Cells in 2019, the studio is tinkering with its time-tested methodology, experimenting with concepts for future updates and new methods for followers to get pleasure from one in all their favourite roguelikes”.

To briefly clarify the event scenario, Evil Empire is what you may name a derivative studio. It is composed of people from Useless Cells’ authentic developer Movement Twin who took over the reins of the game in 2019, and proceed to work on it. Movement Twin is engaged on one other unannounced game, and Evil Empire can be doing its personal tasks whereas persevering with to assist this. 

Evil Empire CEO Steve Filby says Useless Cells “is not going anyplace,” with content material deliberate till no less than the top of 2024. As for what it is engaged on within the background, Evil Empire has signed as much as revive two retro gaming IPs which might be, per Filby, “actually huge historic components of the online game world.”