Celeste is a truly challenging platformer for Linux, Mac and Windows via Steam games. Which is now available for those willing to try their luck. Since gameplay pits the player into similar to 1001 Spike and Super Meat Boy.
So the style of gameplay is really quite simple. Since the setting seems like a roguelike. Also similar to a side-scrolling RPG, aka. metroidvania style of game. Yet is neither of those.
Therefore, your objective is to help Madeline (main character) survive. While she faces her inner demons on her journey to the top of Celeste Mountain. All in this super-tight, hand-crafted platformer.
Here’s a secret, the games creators are those of the multiplayer classic TowerFall.
Celeste‘s gameplay (Linux, Mac, Windows)
- A narrative-driven, single-player adventure like mom used to make, with a charming cast of characters and a touching story of self-discovery
- A massive mountain teeming with 600+ screens of hardcore platforming challenges and devious secrets
- Brutal B-side chapters to unlock, built for only the bravest mountaineers
- IGF “Excellence in Audio” finalist, with over 2 hours of original music led by dazzling live piano and catchy synth beats
The controls are simple and accessible. So you can simply jump, air-dash and climb. With layers of expressive depth to also master. Where every death is a lesson. Lightning-fast respawns keep you climbing. While you uncover more mysteries of the mountain and brave its many perils.
A challenging platformer via Steam games:
Celeste is now available on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows priced at $19.99 USD. The challenging platformer games release marks another unique title with native support. Developer Matt Thorson also has a natural talent for creating compelling cross-platform games.
- OS: glibc 2.17+, 32/64-bit
- Processor: Intel Core i3 M380
- Memory: 2 GB RAM
- Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
- Storage: 1200 MB available space