Ten Questions With… Celeritas Games
Since its release last year Holy Purge by Celeritas Games has been terrifying players with its demonic adversaries. The goal is to play as priests and exorcise demons in various scenarios using holy crosses, silver, and other tools of the trade. With a brand new Bible Camp map just around the corner, we decided it was time to find out more about the game and its creators.
Can you give our readers a quick introduction of the studio
Celeritas Games is a game development studio founded by two brothers from Canada. Over the past five years, we have released two games: Holy Purge Exorcists, our first multiplayer game, and Sinister Halloween, a game available on PC and Virtual Reality platforms.
How did the idea for Holy Purge come about?
The idea for Holy Purge originated from our childhood experiences watching exorcism movies. We were captivated by the concept and decided to create a game inspired by it.
What is it that sets Holy Purge apart from other co-op horror games?
What sets Holy Purge apart from other co-op horror games is the unique protagonist—a priest armed with crosses. This character and their use of tools, much like a real-life exorcist battling demons, offers a fresh perspective in gaming.
What were the most significant challenges during the development of Holy Purge?
What are some of your all-time favorite games and movies in the horror genre?
What do you think it is about the horror genre that keeps players coming back for more?
What advice do you have for players to increase their chances of survival in Holy Purge?
What are the future plans for Holy Purge / Ceritas Games?
What is the most unusual thing on your desk right now?
Anything else you would like to add?
We would like to thank Celeritas Games for taking the time to answer our questions and look forward to trying out the new map when it releases on June 1, 2023. In the meantime, be sure to check out our First Look Video and 3-player co-op video. Celeritas Games were also generous enough to provide us with a few keys to give away, so leave a comment below telling us your favorite horror game/movie experience for a chance to win.