The End is Nigh

A 2D platform game created by two indie game developers: Tyler Glaiel (known from Closer) and Edmund McMillen (known from The Binding of Isaac and Super Meat Boy). In The End is Nigh you play as a strange creature called Ash, one of the last beings that survived the end of the world. Traveling through the ruins of civilization, inhabited by bloodthirsty mutants, Ash gathers body parts of the dead to create a friend for himself. The production is a classic 2D platform game, in which you journey through maps full of enemies, gather items, and avoid various dangers. During exploration, which is made easier by the fact that Ash can climb walls, you collect cartridges, which allow you to access various minigames. The game also features many secrets to discovers, several alternative endings, a high difficulty level, and a large dose of black comedy.

PC / Windows
Game The End is Nigh (PC) Cover
The End is Nigh

The End is Nigh | PC

The End is Nigh release date for PC:

game language:
English

12 July 2017 | Worldwide

12 July 2017 | Europe

12 July 2017 | USA

Game mode: single player

Nintendo Switch
Game The End is Nigh (Switch) Cover
The End is Nigh

The End is Nigh | Switch

The End is Nigh release date for Switch:

game language:
English

2018 | Worldwide

2018 | Europe PAL

2018 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player

The End is Nigh for Switch is 2D platform game. It was developed by two indie creators—Edmund McMillen (known from The Binding of Isaac and Super Meat Boy) and Tyler Glaiel (known from Closer).

Plot

You play as a strange creature called Ash, one of the last beings that survived the end of the world. He travels your the ruins of civilization, inhabited by bloodthirsty mutants. His goal is to build a friend for himself and he tries to accomplish that by gathering body parts of the dead.

Although the game's atmosphere is grim, it is also full of black comedy.

Mechanics

In terms of mechanics, The End is Nigh for Switch is a classic 2D platform game. You journey through maps, which are full of enemies, gather items, and avoid dangers. Exploration is made easier by Ash' ability to climb walls. The game was developed with veteran genre players, so its difficulty level is very high.

The campaign features over 600 levels divided into about a dozen chapters. During the game you also collect cartridges, which allow you to play various minigames. There game features 80 achievements to unlock, many secrets to discover, and several alternative endings.

Technical aspects

The End is Nigh features 2D visuals. Most maps are high-resolution, but the minigames features a more oldschool, big-pixel style, resembling the 8-bit console productions.

The End is Nigh gameplay #1

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Prezentacja rozgrywki w groteskowej platformówce The End is Nigh od współtwórcy The Binding of Isaac oraz Super Meat Boy, Edmunda McMillena, oraz znanego z Closer Tylera Glaiela.