First teased by Rogue Legacy developer Cellar Door Games on April 1st, then confirmed the following day, Rogue Legacy 2 is officially in development.

The original Rogue Legacy, a 2D side scrolling rogue-lite was notable for its take on the typical formula; when a player character dies, they are succeeded by their child who inherits traits (good and bad) from their parent. The combination of traits can be hilarious, beneficial, and disastrous, leading to a lot of run variability. The original game was originally released back in 2013 to much critical acclaim, garnering a solid 85 on metacritic. With the announcement were several screenshots of work-in-progress, check them out below.

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Nic Stevenson, sometimes called AnthroMetal, is a writer, producer, broadcaster and lover of video games and metal. He's been gaming since he was a wee lad with the Sega Master System way back when and, aside from a 5-year romp through the academic halls of anthropology, followed the gaming industry religiously. He is an avid lover of metal music and sometimes will even play his guitar or sing if necessary. There are no games or genres outside of his purview. Really anything he could play to boost his gamerscore on Xbox Live. You can find him there, usually playing something old because of an ever-increasing backlog, sometimes playing something new when he's able. He has tattoos of BioShock, dead space and borderlands 2 so far, with plans to add as many as he can for those games deemed worthy. He may run out of space. Look, he really really likes video games okay? Okay. Also, he streams sometimes on twitch.