A mystery, a sinking ship, a lot of math.
Be a hole. Wreck the place.
A sparse, beautiful game about challenging yourself to bike down a mountain that gives you the room to be introspective and grow without unnecessary structure.
Despite its brevity, Gris is far and away one of my favorite games of all time. The depth of the relatable story, exquisiteness of the water-color worlds, flow of the puzzles, and intensity of the music all come together harmoniously to create a wondrous environment. From the moment it starts, Gris steadily builds into a complex and powerful gaming experience that is sure to leave you touched and inspired.
The best game of 2020.
Celeste, like other great pop cultural media, elevates common tropes through impeccable execution and the combination of gameplay, music, and story.