The original Celeste now has a sequel you can play in your browser

Celeste was one of the most acclaimed games of 2018, but what you may not have known is that the tightly designed platformer was an expanded version of a smaller project developed in four days at a game jam. Maddy Thorson and Noel Berry created the original Celeste for the Pico-8 platform, and now that version has a sequel called Celeste 2: Lani’s Trek. The developers, now including composer Lena Raine, say that this game took just three days to make. The release is to celebrate the third anniversary of Celeste’s release. We said we probably wouldn't make a sequel to Celeste, but we never said anything about Celeste Classic— Maddy Thorson (@MaddyThorson) January 26, 2021 If you’re not familiar with Pico-8, it’s a “virtual console”... Continue reading…

The original Celeste now has a sequel you can play in your browser

Celeste was one of the most acclaimed games of 2018, but what you may not have known is that the tightly designed platformer was an expanded version of a smaller project developed in four days at a game jam. Maddy Thorson and Noel Berry created the original Celeste for the Pico-8 platform, and now that version has a sequel called Celeste 2: Lani’s Trek.

The developers, now including composer Lena Raine, say that this game took just three days to make. The release is to celebrate the third anniversary of Celeste’s release.

If you’re not familiar with Pico-8, it’s a “virtual console”...

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