BlurryPhoenix Reflects: Celeste

Celeste (PC, Mac, Linux, Switch, PS4, XBone)Developer: Matt Makes Games Publisher: Matt Makes Games Released: January 25, 2018 MSRP: $19.99 Main Channel: Fair Use:All copyrighted material used under Fair Use. If you are a copyright holder and believe your material has been used unfairly, please contact me

Weekly Video Game Track: Scattered and Lost

Another great song from Celeste. This one is the main track for Chapter 3 – Celestial Resort. Now, of all the levels, this is probably my least favorite, due to having to time out each and every jump to make it between cycles of the dust enemies. However, as with all the music in this … Read more

Weekly Video Game Track: In The Mirror

Ok, it’s been a while since I’ve made my own pick, instead of a random number generator, for one of these posts. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever completely overridden an article that’s already been ready to be posted. There’s a very good reason for that (as shown by a pretty lengthy post). I’ve … Read more

Weekly Video Game Track: Madeline and Theo

Some of the most genuine moments in Celeste are between Madeline and Theo. Madeline, the main character, and Theo, a climber you meet on the mountain, have such a chemistry immediately when they meet. Theo understands what Madeline is doing and is there as a rock for her periodically, especially teaching her the feather trick. … Read more

Weekly Video Game Track: Confronting Myself

Coming off of last week’s track from Celeste, I said that almost all of the soundtrack was peaceful piano music. This is one of the exceptions. It is played through, what I can consider, the final boss fight. It’s literally Madeline confronting herself. Well, at least the negative side of herself. There’s so much about … Read more