• David Stanley

Hades: The Long Winter update is live

Hades is a hack and slash roguelike game from Supergaint Game, the creators of Bastion and Transistor. This major update to the game features a new Olympian, a new weapon variant, new activities, more story, and many other improvements. Check out the full update notes here. There are a lot of updates and balancing tweaks to existing items so definitely check out the full patch notes.

If you haven't had a chance to check out what Hades is all about, read up on the game by checking out our early access preview where we cover Hades in depth here.

Highlights of the update:

Demeter: the Goddess of Seasons brings winter to the Underworld! Seek out her powerful Boons • Rod of Fishing: capture (& sell!!) Underworld river denizens with this new House Contractor item • Aspect of Guan Yu: earn this unique new Aspect of the Eternal Spear, and vanquish your foes! • Underworld Decor Galore: scores of new items are available at the newly renovated House Contractor! • New Legendary Keepsake: forge an unbreakable bond with Dusa, and summon her to petrify your foes • Boon Info & Victory Screen Update: pin multiple Boons onscreen for easy reference and sharing • New Daedalus Hammer Upgrades: look for multiple new upgrades for each weapon • New Story Events: uncover new secrets in hours of added narrative (with more than 1,000 new voice lines)