Ellipsis is an action-packed Avoid ’Em Up with minimalistic, yet powerful neon styled visuals. Guide your ship through a mysterious universe while deftly avoiding hordes of roaming enemies, spikes, lasers and more.
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Release Date: Jan 25, 2017

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February 19

Update 10: New content

Hey everyone,

These past weeks have been very exciting for our team and we’d like to thank you for all your support.

Level Editor & Workshop support
We’ve been very impressed by the levels some of you have been creating over the past weeks and hope to see a lot more creations from the community. Keep those levels coming!

We’re looking forward to seeing what you can create with the Ellipsis level editor! Share your creations and they might make it into the game! Keep up the great work.

  • Visual changes to the stars
  • Various fixes to the level editor
  • Various visual improvements
  • Various other bug fixes
Upcoming Showcases
Next week we’re heading to the US to showcase Ellipsis at two major events.
  • GDC (San Francisco) - at Intel booth on March 1st
    and at the Unity booth from March 1st - 3rd
  • PAX East Indie Showcase (Boston): March 10th-12th
We hope to see some of you there!

Thanks for your support,
~ The team at Salmi Games
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“An elegant ballet of shapes and neon colors”

“A fun game that will redefine what you think minimal games can offer”
10/10 – GameSkinny

“A Circle That Just Happens To Be A War Hero”
100/100 – Steam Shovelers

About This Game

We’ve crafted a beautiful universe for you to uncover and explore at your own pace. Fly through levels, dodging and evading enemies before they have a chance to react. Or explore leisurely, mastering each world and uncovering all its secrets. Either way, Ellipsis will keep you on your toes with surprises from start to finish.

“It's like the best parts of Geometry Wars” - Tycho Brahe (Founder of PAX, Penny Arcade)

Ellipsis is designed with a clean minimalist interface and absolutely ZERO text. It lets the player explore at their own pace while gently guiding them, thus producing an incredible pick-up-and-play experience.


• 150+ unique hand-crafted and increasingly hard levels, set in 8 diverse worlds
• Level editor with Steam workshop support
• Pick up and play for all ages
• Beautiful minimalist graphics
• Zero text - Accessible to a global audience
• Mouse, Controller and Touchscreen support, playable on 2-in-1 Touch PCs
• Windows, Mac & Linux support


• Designed by Yacine Salmi and Stefan Hell
• Beautiful soundscape by Filippo Beck Peccoz
• Community and PR: Christopher Wulf and Felix Kramer
• Special thanks to Alex Zacherl, Johannes Roth, Max Wandinger

And a big THANKS to you, the player.

ELLIPSIS (noun): an intentional omission from a text without altering its original meaning.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual-Core 1.8 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 256 MB of VRAM or higher
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher
    • Processor: Dual-Core 1.8 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 256 MB of VRAM or higher
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: Dual-Core 1.8 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card with 256 MB of VRAM or higher
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Tested on Antergos, Arch, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, Kubuntu, Mageia, Manjaro, Mint, Slackware, SteamOS, Ubuntu, Xubuntu

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