Help Madeline survive her inner demons on her journey to the top of Celeste Mountain, in this super-tight platformer from the creators of TowerFall. Brave hundreds of hand-crafted challenges, uncover devious secrets, and piece together the mystery of the mountain. 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 700+ screens of hardcore platforming challenges and devious secrets. The controls are simple and accessible – simply jump, air-dash, and climb – but with layers of expressive depth to master, where every death is a lesson. Lightning-fast respawns keep you climbing as you uncover the mysteries of the mountain and brave its many perils. Spelunky 2
Players can also access an Assist Mode, where they can change some attributes about the game’s physics. Some of these include infinite air-dashes, invincibility, or slowing the game’s speed. Hidden throughout most “A-Side” chapters of the game are optional strawberries, obtained through challenging platforming or puzzle solving sections, which slightly affect the game’s ending depending on how many are collected, as well as a cassette tape that unlocks a “B-Side”, a secret level which provides harder platforming puzzles using the mechanics introduced in the A-Side.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.
Let’s get this out of this out of the way, this game is difficult. But it isn’t frustrating. The mechanics are lenient and fair, and the controls are incredibly well made, so that it’s just fun to move around. The chapters and rooms are difficult, but are always fun, and the game has a sky high skill ceiling. In addition to game play, the story is insightful and inspiring, and the characters are fleshed out and likeable, even though there isn’t a lot of dialogue for many of them. The music as well supplements the story and mood to even greater heights, enhancing each moment to something far greater than before.
- OS: Windows 7 or Newer
- Processor: Intel Core i3 M380
- Memory: 2 GB RAM
- Graphics: Intel HD 4000
- DirectX: Version 10
- Storage: 1200 MB available space