Death Tales Defies Fate On Nintendo Switch December 3rd

A “Reaper gone rogue” is the star of the 3rd title in Luc Bernard’s Plague Universe franchise


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Developer Distillery Games has announced that Death Tales will be making its way to the Switch next month.

The third installment in Luc Bernard’s “Plague Universe” series, Death Tales puts players in control of a reaper-gone-rogue as they venture through a grim-yet-whimsical world in this 2D platformer/RPG hybrid. For more information, you can check out the list of key features below.

  • Over 40 pieces of equipment for you to acquire to customize your Reaper and aid in battle!
  • Find equipment in a variety of well-hidden chests, or use the souls you collect as currency to buy items from the local vendor, Fiona.
  • Mix and match armor and harness the power of the unique skills such as fireballs, the ability to freeze enemies, angel wings allowing you to glide to safety, summon meteors from the sky, and even stampeding unicorns!
  • Join forces with a friend locally. While in local co-op, Player 2 controls Spaura, the Reaper’s Soul Bearer. Online co-op will be coming after launch, players can play as their own customized Reaper.



Heads will start rolling when Death Tales lands on Nintendo Switch on December 3, via the Nintendo eShop. Will you be kicking ass and taking souls when this game comes out? Let us know in the comments below!

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