This game has been Greenlit by the Community!

The community has shown their interest in this game. Valve has reached out to this developer to start moving things toward release on Steam.

Greenlight is being retired. For more information on how to submit games to steam, refer to this blog post.
Oct 14, 2014 @ 1:56pm
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:40pm
Recent Announcements View All (1)
We're on kickstarter as well!
Release date: Late 2015
You can support us on kickstarter as well!

Based on the true story of my own father's life and death. After his sudden death, a spirit must relive traumatic memories, avoid hellhounds and traverse challenging puzzles.

Ethereal follows the protagonist through seven of his most traumatic memories. Hidden throughout each are mementos that help him let go of the past and move on. Through the memories, you learn about his life, seeing his worst days and helping him remember the good. The game has multiple endings based on the player's level of completion at the end of the 7th and final memory.

Other spirits wander his memories, confused, angry or sad, searching for their place in the afterlife. Hellhounds wander the memories waiting for the right moment to grab the player and drag him down to hell.

Throughout the game's worlds, the player must solve puzzles using his seven abilities and the help of other spirits. Along the way, he must avoid hell hounds lest he be dragged through a hell void! At the start of each world a new ability is added to your arsenal. As your arsenal grows, the puzzles adapt. This will keep the game feeling fresh and challenging without frustrating the player by becoming overly complex.

In Ethereal, there is no jumping. Instead, the game's main ability is Flipping. The player reverses gravity only for himself, allowing him to traverse puzzles. Other abilities include: Miasma (becoming a fog-like form), Haunting, Possessing animals, Guiding (Leading other spirits and using their asisstance), and more to be revealed later.
Popular Discussions View All (1)
Oct 14, 2014 @ 3:14pm
I Can Localizate The Game Into Turkish
t3h PeNgU1N oF d00m
< >
petruzanautico Feb 21, 2017 @ 9:27pm 
What happened with this game?
Owltears Dec 2, 2014 @ 6:20pm 
This is some of THE best pixel art I've EVER seen! Everythings so beautiful and haunting. I love the colors and the effects, I really hope your game makes it, I'd love to play it!
Smer4 Nov 14, 2014 @ 7:28pm 
█░░ Valve ░░░█
█░ Add This ░░█
█░ Please! ░░░█
█░ And Give ░░█
█░ me one ! ░░█
Cool game! vote please for mine too. Thanks in advance!
Gonzagen Nov 14, 2014 @ 3:30am 
Necroh Nov 12, 2014 @ 12:01pm 
Very good, goty 11/10...

Yeah, is very good, nothing bad :D
Chowderchu Nov 6, 2014 @ 9:26pm 
Flotus Nov 6, 2014 @ 5:36pm 
Just awesome.
REDGEAR Nov 6, 2014 @ 11:20am 
theskeletonhand Nov 3, 2014 @ 12:52pm 
Man I really hope this kickstarter succeeds! The pixel art is super super cool. I am seriously impressed!
Looks great, voted! :acduck: