3. "RE: it's well-made. i'm not sure it's fun to play" In response to In response to 1
>my understanding is that hades has a similar >adjustable higher difficulty so maybe that's where the real >game begins
Yeah, you unlock these various "heat" levels that make the game a lot more challenging depending on which ones you apply. They also add more mechanics (and dialogue) to boss fights. Very similar to boss cells, although I think Dead Cells is still a more difficult game overall.