Games Encyclopedia Top Games PC PS4 PS3 Xbox One Xbox 360 Switch Android iOS Rankings Images Companies
Game Box for The End is Nigh (PC)

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).

Arcade | platform | Post Apocalypse | 2D | minigames

The End is Nigh cover

developer: Edmund McMillen

publisher: Edmund McMillen

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

12Jul2017

PC

12Dec2017

Switch

30Apr2019

PS4

The End is Nigh for PC and SWITCH is 2D platform game 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 through 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 PC and SWITCH is a classic 2D platform game. You journey through maps, which are full of enemies, gather items, and avoid dangers. Exploration facilitated by Ash' ability to climb walls. The game was developed with veteran genre players in mind, 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.

Age Rating

age requirements: 18+

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i7 3.0 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card Intel HD or better, 500 MB HDD, Windows 10
Minimum: Intel Core i3 2.6 GHz, 1 GB RAM, graphic card Intel HD or better, 500 MB HDD, Windows 10

See/Add Comments