Have a Nice Death

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Have a Nice Death is a hand-drawn 2D action roguelite developed by Magic Design Studios and published by Gearbox Publishing. It was released on March 8, 2022 for PC via Steam and Steam Deck in Early Access.


In the game, you take the role as Death who must travel through departments of Death Inc. in each run while facing the Sorrows at the end of each level in boss fights. Death's primary weapon is his scythe which can be used to perform combos with dash and aerial movement in hack 'n' slash combat.


Setting and Characters

In the underworld, there exists Death Incorporated, a huge corporate empire which processes souls of recently deceased for to be ready to enter the afterlife. It is run by Death, an overworked CEO who found himself in mountains of paper work from the numerous souls coming in. This is caused by the doing of his team of top executives known as the Sorrows who run the departments of the Death Inc. and are responsible for containing to the flow of souls into the gates of the company. Because of their unruly state, they and their Thanagers and minions are allowed to have free rein on Earth and work overtime. Other employees of Death Inc. includes Pump Quinn, the secretary, Joe, the treasurer, Patrick, the switchboard operator, and several others.