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Today in Nerd History | January 25

Nerd culture is a vibrant tapestry of events, releases, and milestones that have shaped the entertainment landscape. From iconic movies to groundbreaking games and significant literary contributions, this article takes a trip down memory lane to explore the notable nerd culture events that occurred on January 25th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.

CELESTE | 2018

In 2018, Celeste premiered on consoles and PC. Celeste is a platform game where the player controls Madeline, a young woman who tries to overcome her inner demons while climbing a mysterious mountain.

 

Nerdy Facts:

  • Celeste was originally a prototype game made in four days for a game jam, using a fantasy console called PICO-8. The game features a hidden minigame that recreates the original prototype, which can be accessed by entering a code on the title screen.

  • The game’s soundtrack was composed by Lena Raine, who also composed music for Minecraft and Guild Wars 2.

  • The game has a free DLC chapter called Farewell, which adds 100 new levels and a new story that concludes Madeline’s journey.





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