The delicious last course shows a new icy boss battle


Cuphead: The Delicious Last Dish showcased all-new gameplay at Summer Game Fest, highlighting the new playable character and one of the game’s boss battles.

A new trailer for the highly anticipated DLC shows Ms. Chalice, the new playable character designed for The delicious last dish, fighting a snow-themed boss. In traditional Cuphead style, it looks tough and charming, and comes with new music to boot.

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Cuphead: the delicious last dish was announced in 2018, but just like Cuphead itself, the DLC encountered many production setbacks. After a series of delays, the expansion will finally be released on June 30, 2022. The delicious last dish should bring the same awesome rubber hose animation, jazzy music, and controller smashing difficulty that fans of Cuphead since its first release in 2017.

Cuphead has been a staple of indie gaming ever since it graced the stage with its incredibly smooth old-school animation and big-band soundtrack that conjures up memories of classic cartoon characters like Betty Boop and Mickey Mouse. Beyond looking and sounding great, CupheadThe real lasting impact of comes from its exceptional difficulty. A long-standing point of comparison among fans has been the notoriously frustrating dark souls series. While the two don’t have many aesthetic similarities, they both feature incredibly precise and polished gameplay as well as ridiculously difficult and unforgiving boss fights.

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In the time between The delicious last dishthe announcement of and its eventual release, Cuphead continued to make waves with a Netflix cartoon, titled The Cuphead Show!which has been widely praised for its emulation of classic gaming aesthetics. The Cuphead Show! contains an overview of The delicious last dishthe new star, Mrs. Chalice. In the show, Ms. Chalice plays a major role, but in the original Cuphead campaign, she spends most of her time trapped in ballot boxes, waiting for Cuphead and Mugman to rescue her so she can bestow Super Arts on them. The delicious last dish will change that, making the character playable for the first time. Ms. Chalice will have a variety of special abilities that make her unique to play compared to Cuphead and Mugman, which are identical in terms of gameplay. Ms. Chalice will be able to double jump, auto-parry, and even dodge the roll – just to lend a bit more credence to the dark souls comparison.

Cuphead is currently available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows and macOS. Cuphead: the delicious last dish will be available as downloadable content on all platforms on June 30, 2022.

Source: Summer Play Festival via YouTube


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