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30-Day Video Game Music Challenge – Day 7

30 Day Game Music Challenge

Well, now I’ve gone and done it. I just haaaaad to go and break the combo I had going. Oh well, July has 31 days so as long as I don’t flake out on any more days I’ll still be able to get this done within the month.

Day 7 – Music From An Indie Game

Celeste / Resurrections

Composer: Lena Raine

Celeste very quickly became one of my all-time favorite games when it came out in 2018. The game was released during a time in my life where I was in the process of making some big changes, and struggling with a great deal of insecurity and doubt about what these changes really meant or if I wanted to go through with them at all. I desperately needed a game like Celeste at that time, and I am incredibly thankful that I was able to experience it when I did.

At its core, Celeste is a very mechanically sound and immensely satisfying — not to mention challenging — platformer, but it is so, so much more than just that. It is a deeply emotional journey with one of the most evocative scores I have ever heard in a video game.

As an aside, I also greatly enjoyed Lena Raine’s EP Singularity, which she released under the pseudonym Kuraine. Check out the rest of her stuff too while you’re at it!

Posted on July 8, 2020 0 comments

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