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Never Give Up is a masocore, tough-as-nails groundhog day platformer where levels respawn with more obstacles and rooms until you survive the set or Give Up.

"This Game Looks Too Hard"

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If you're on the fence about whether this game is for you, here are some things you might not know about Never Give Up.

Easy Mode - Play with checkpoints, we're not judging.
Infinite Jump Mode - Yes, you read that correctly - go nuts, float above it all.
Give Up Button - Skip to the next level, return when you've cooled off, or don't.

It's true Never Give up was designed to be very difficult, but it was also designed to allow players some control over just how difficult. Everyone should have a chance to never give up.

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  • 6 unique worlds and boss battles
  • 30 level sets totaling over 150 levels
  • 155 collectible coins placed in tantalizing, precarious positions
  • 30 secret objects hidden throughout the game
  • 21 unlockable outfits (gotta look cute for your date with a buzzsaw)
  • 1 Egoraptor taunting you throughout the entire game
  • Leaderboards, split timers, speedrunning tools, and more

    We've also included accessibility features such as button remapping, contrast sliders, and animation/screenshake toggles for folks with sensitivities to these sorts of things.

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Never Give Up - OUT NOW!!



Never Give Up is out now on Steam and Nintendo Switch! This death-defying platformer is packed full of vicious traps and hazards specifically designed to turn you into bloody chunks. Each time you beat a level the game gets harder, pushing you to your limits and teaching you how to achieve the impossible through repetition!

Buy the game on Steam

Buy the game on Nintendo Switch

Check out the launch trailer:

Never Give Up is a death-defying platformer packed full of vicious traps and hazards specifically designed to turn you into bloody chunks, and where the only way out— is through. It may break your keyboard, don't let it break your will.

The original free web games have been enjoyed by millions of players... provided their idea of enjoyment means repeatedly being rendered down to viscera. Never Give Up is the biggest installment yet, with content to keep you raging and tons of secrets to uncover, like costumes to equip and references to spot. It may seem impossible, but even when you've been splattered across the ceiling for the hundredth time... Never Give Up!


  • PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Iterative level design lets players build their mastery while generating new challenges at every turn.
  • EVERYBODY'S A CRITIC: We warned you that this game is hard, and every time you fail we're going to make fun of you until you GIVE UP. It builds character.
  • EVEN DEATH IS PROGRESS: Unique GIVE UP button lets you take the coward's way out without stopping your in-game advancement.
  • SPEEDRUNNERS, REJOICE: Built-in splits timer for speedrunners let you track every piece of route optimization on every iteration.
  • COSTUMES AND COLLECTIBLES: Do you like seeing clowns, robots, alligators and mimes dismembered by buzzsaws? Us too. Unlock all 20 costumes by finding collectibles and secrets in each level!
  • WAIT, THAT SOUNDS LIKE: One of the Game Grumps! Egoraptor! Yes, Arin Hanson voices the dashingly handsome and occasionally dismembered BLUE!

Never Give Up out August 13th!

Never Give Up out August 13th!


Never Give Up is coming to Nintendo Switch and Steam TOMORROW!!!

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