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GDC 2018: Celeste IGF Audience Award Interview with Matt Thorson

By Asif Khan, Mar 29, 2018 7:00am PDT

The head honcho at Matt Makes Games stopped to chat with Shacknews at the 2018 GDCAs.


"There’s a puzzle that references it right in the game, its pretty cool"

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Celeste - 4 Tips for Beginners

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 30, 2018 1:00pm PST

Celeste is an intense platformer and one that can be a little intimidating to approach. Fortunately, Shacknews is here with a few tips for those just getting started.


The Cartridge Family 023 - Celeste Fever, BioWare Delays Anthem, Big Backlog Regret

By Joe Stasio, Jan 29, 2018 6:00am PST

Joe and John have a new obsession named Celeste


Celeste Review: Queen of the Mountain

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2018 1:00pm PST

It's a harrowing climb up one of the world's most dangerous mountains, but Celeste has a touching story woven between some of the hardest platforming to come along in a while. Our review.


TowerFall: Dark World impressions - Follow the darkness

By Ozzie Mejia, May 14, 2015 8:00am PDT

TowerFall Ascension was already a standout multiplayer effort on its own, but the game's first expansion further rounds it out with some new features and a strong (albeit quick) campaign.


TowerFall Ascension creator discusses the Dark World, co-op, and walking away

By Ozzie Mejia, May 13, 2015 1:00pm PDT

TowerFall Ascension creator Matt Thorson worked for nearly a year to put together the Dark World expansion. Now that it's ready, Shacknews reached out to him to talk about the expansion's new features, new co-op campaign, and whether he's ready to move on from TowerFall.


"I hope he gives some thought to returning to An Untitled Story someday, either making a sequel ..."

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IndieCade faves from E3: Spaceteam, Towerfall, 7 Grand Steps, Perfection, Voronoid, Soundodger

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 17, 2013 3:30pm PDT

IndieCade's E3 booth was filled with dozens of great indie titles. Here are some favorites from the show.