Rogue Legacy 2 announced

(Image credit: Cellar Door Games)
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Update: Cellar Door Games has confirmed Rogue Legacy 2 with a follow-up tweet. There are no more details at the moment, but it's definitely happening.

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Original story: When Rogue Legacy (opens in new tab) first released in 2013, the world wasn't quite as awash in roguelite platformers as it is now. I reinstalled it a few months ago, and can gladly confirm that it wasn't novelty that carried it to success back then: it's a genuinely fun take on the formula, and the randomised character loadouts still manage to surprise and amuse.

So it's good news that studio Cellar Door Games appears to be teasing a sequel. The studio posted the following tweet earlier today, seemingly confirming a full announcement for tomorrow:

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Any other day you'd consider it a dead certainty, but today is April Fools day, albeit past the usual deadline for all the tedious frivolity. Announcing things that people really want, and then backtracking in the name of humour, isn't what I'd call hilarious. Though tell that to the studio behind Monster Boy, which announced a fake Ducktales game (opens in new tab) earlier today. I didn't laugh.

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.