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Crypt Custodian is an action-adventure about Pluto, a mischievous (ex)cat tasked with cleaning up the afterlife. You traverse, dash and fight your way through the world to win powerups and take on bosses. It stands out for offering an approachable Metroidvania that steadily grows in its challenge.

Pluto the cat has just died, but after a disastrous encounter with Kendra the afterlife guardian you are banished from the afterlife and sentenced to clean. To play you explore the large palace grounds, dash over gaps and battle beasts with your trusty broom. As you do you gain new abilities that let you access more of the map, solve puzzles, discover secrets and work towards getting back into the palace!

Along the way, you make friends with other banished ghosts. By learning how they died, and why they were banished you put together a plan to save the day. Clean your way through ruined dungeons in order to collect new upgrades and abilities. Customize your play style by mix-and-matching your upgrades, and use the abilities you collect to expand your world.

The result is a lively interconnected web of islands to explore with secrets hiding in every corner.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Crypt Custodian 7 months ago. It was re-examined by Ellen Robertson and updated 12 weeks ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Action, Platform and Traversal game with Fighting, Puzzle and Stealth elements. This is a single-player game.

You can play this game in the following styles:


We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 7.

Skill Level

9+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You need to be able to navigate the world thoroughly and investigate every corner. Good reactions are needed for the bosses and other battles.


Crypt Custodian

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There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: Coming soon

Coming Soon: PC

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Platform, Traversal (Fighting, Puzzle and Stealth)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Overhead, Cartoon and Open World

Developer: Kyle Thompson Dev (@KyleThompsonDev)

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