The vibes, because it had been, come by means of a brand new teaser poster, which you’ll view above, and a monitor from the sport’s soundtrack, which is being composed by Celeste composer Lena Raine. You possibly can take heed to that monitor here.
Thorson says the “aura” surrounding this vibe reveal works properly for the sport, which is why Extraordinarily OK Video games has opted to avoid wasting particulars concerning the recreation’s story and extra for a “huge reveal that may hopefully blow your socks off.” As for what is understood, nonetheless, it took the crew 4 completely different prototypes to “discover Earthblade,” in accordance with the weblog submit.
It is not talked about in Thorson’s weblog submit, however should you click on the hyperlink to their teaser poster embedded within the submit, it takes you to a web page that calls Earthblade “a 2D explor-action recreation in a seamless pixel artwork world.” It additionally says it is coming in 20XX — a minimum of we all know it is coming this century.
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The crew initially hoped for the sport to be launched prior to 5 years from their final launch, which Thorson remarks is how lengthy it took for Celeste to return out after TowerFall, however “now it sounds optimistic to say out loud that Earthblade may very well be launched inside 5 brief years of Celeste.” Extraordinarily OK Video games does not understand how lengthy it would take for Earthblade to return out, nevertheless it does know that “it would take so long as it takes…and that it’s going to take a very long time.”
“I can see the final form of it, and I really feel actually good about the place it is going,” Thorson writes. “Now it is our job to show this ephemeral, pristine mind-object into an actual, imperfect and human actual-object. We’ll be right here, slowly grinding away at that process each day. We actually hope that on the finish of this, a few of you’ll get pleasure from what we make.”
Whereas ready for Earthblade to launch, take a look at this surprise semi-sequel to Celeste after which learn our ideas on the unique Celeste in IGN’s review of the game. If you have not performed Celeste but and are planning to leap in, head to IGN’s Celeste Wiki Guide for suggestions, tips, walkthroughs, and extra.
Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. He loves Celeste and may be very excited for Earthblade. You possibly can observe him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.