Celeste is described as 'platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. The game was originally created as a prototype in four days during a game jam, and later expanded into a full release'. There are more than 10 games similar to Celeste for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Playstation and Steam. The best alternative is Cave Story (Dokutsu Monogatari), which is free. Other Celeste like games are Hollow Knight (Paid), Braid (Paid), Alex the Allegator (Free, Open Source) and Super Meat Boy (Paid).
Cave Story, or Dokutsu Monogatari, is a Japanese freeware Metroidvania side-scrolling Metroidvania platform-adventure game developed by Studio Pixel . It has been translated into English by Aeon Genesis Translations.
Alex the Allegator is a series of games that I, Johan Peitz, usually use for game coding challenges like Speedhack and Ludumdare. Whilst most of my games reside on Free Lunch Design, this is the place for the Alex' series and the even the source for these games. Let's go! Represent entire series of Alex the Allegator games including Alex the Allegator 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Super Meat Boy is a platform game developed by Team Meat and is the successor to Edmund McMillen's and Jonathan McEntee's flash game, Meat Boy, originally released on the Newgrounds website in October 2008.
Play as The Penitent One - a sole survivor of the massacre of the ‘Silent Sorrow’. Trapped in an endless cycle of death and rebirth, it’s down to you to free the world from this terrible fate and reach the origin of your anguish.