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Dust: An Elysian Tail

Dust: An Elysian Tail Screenshots

Windows version

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows Title screen

Title screen

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows This is the starting point of the game; our hero Dust doesn't remember anything.

This is the starting point of the game; our hero Dust doesn't remember anything.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows Fidget is Dust's first friend and comes along for the game to help with story and game mechanics.

Fidget is Dust's first friend and comes along for the game to help with story and game mechanics.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows The game gives players a handy quick reference to the controller functions.

The game gives players a handy quick reference to the controller functions.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows This section is called the Glade; the hand-painted graphics in the game are gorgeous.

This section is called the Glade; the hand-painted graphics in the game are gorgeous.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows The game has plenty of secret areas and this is one of them.  You must find a key to open the chest as well.

The game has plenty of secret areas and this is one of them. You must find a key to open the chest as well.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows For some reason this small herd of deer comes running by as you play, but they are just decoration.

For some reason this small herd of deer comes running by as you play, but they are just decoration.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows This is what the checkpoints look like; you can auto-save or manually save to a separate save slot.

This is what the checkpoints look like; you can auto-save or manually save to a separate save slot.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows About to face down some enemies carrying clubs that are thicker than their own torsos.

About to face down some enemies carrying clubs that are thicker than their own torsos.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows Trying out a newly discovered ability called "Dust Storm" which is good for attacking mobs.

Trying out a newly discovered ability called "Dust Storm" which is good for attacking mobs.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows If no controller is found then the user interface is available through this tabbed grouping.

If no controller is found then the user interface is available through this tabbed grouping.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows When there is a controller then the user interface is a bit different and the player must cycle through the tabs with LB and RB.

When there is a controller then the user interface is a bit different and the player must cycle through the tabs with LB and RB.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows Here is the map feature with the legend shown.

Here is the map feature with the legend shown.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows The QTE to unlock chests.

The QTE to unlock chests.

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows Dust spins his sword for a powerful attack

Dust spins his sword for a powerful attack

Dust: An Elysian Tail Windows My character has died.

My character has died.