Experience the surreal story of Elea. In this episodic first-person Sci-Fi adventure you play as a space scientist recovering your lost husband. Venture out on a curious interstellar journey, full of devastating memories and startling secrets.
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Mixed (74) - 62% of the 74 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 6, 2018

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July 18

Elea is getting a new AppID!

Hi everyone!

Over the last year, Elea has changed quite a lot. We got through Early Access, released on Xbox and next week the PS4 version will launch. With the release of the PS4 version on July 25th, all the improvements Kyodai has made for the console versions will be implemented back into the Steam version. However, this means that current save games are no longer compatible with the new version of the game. To make sure noone loses their old save games, and everyone still gets to play the latest version, we've created a new AppID for Elea, which means there's a new store page and library listing for that version. After launch on the 25th, the store page for the old Elea will be hidden, and only the new version will be available for purchase. It will remaind available to play for everyone who owns it before then.

So to recap:
  • A new library listing and store page for Elea will launch on July 25th. This means you'll then have Elea in your Steam library twice. Both will remain playable.
  • For everyone currently playing Elea; don't worry, you can continue playing the old Elea with your current save game.
  • For everyone who wants to try the latest version; you'll automatically find the new Elea in your library on July 25th.

We want to thank you all for your support. It's been a great experience and we hope you've enjoyed the evolution of Elea as well so far!

The new Store Page for Elea can be found here: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1122150/

So what's changed in this new version of Elea? Here's the Patch Notes:
  • New asynchronous save system with more checkpoints (almost double in number) is implemented. It’s faster, stutterfree and way more secure.
  • A new dynamic lighting system is introduced in the game. It uses volumetric lights and effects, and makes the realistic PBR shaders in the game to shine in their complete beauty.
  • The PC version is optimized to make use of the new generation of video cards, allowing users to play at very high FPS and benefit from better shadows, anti aliasing, anisotropic filtering, screen space reflections and post-processes profiles.
  • New scenes are introduced in the game.
  • New object highlight mechanic is introduced (this was heavily suggested by players).
  • The memory management is improved and this leads to faster loading and better overall performance.
  • A lot of new visual effects, assets and sounds are introduced.
  • There is a new option, that allows players to skip conversations / subtitles (this option can be controlled via the settings screen).
  • We’ve updated all interaction icons and the whole experience in the game worlds.
  • The localization is updated.
  • Overall there are more than 200 bug fixes and additions.

See ya!

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July 4

Big updates coming to Elea + PS4 release

Hi all!

It's been a while since we've posted here, but I come bearing good news! The guys at Kyodai haven't been sitting still, because there's some huge updates coming to Elea. The game will be drastically improved both graphically and gameplay wise. There's new shading features, shorter loading times and optimization for new video cards but also completely new scenes, new gameplay mechanics and over 200 bug fixes and additions.

Later this month we'll share the specifics with you about how this'll work and what exactly is coming to the game. In the meantime, we just announced that Elea is coming to PS4 as well! You can check out the full story here: https://soedesco.com/elea-comes-to-ps4-on-25-july/

Hope to see you next time, when we'll have all the specifics of the update for you.

See ya!

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“Its attention to detail elevates what could’ve been a generic sci-fi setting into one you can’t wait to find out more about.”
Trusted Reviews

“Elea – Episode 1 is immediately overwhelming, but once its early madness passes and you start digging into the story, the writing and atmosphere make it all worthwhile.”
8/10 – Killa Penguin

“In space, no one can hear you glitch”

About This Game

Elea: Memories

Elea is a surreal sci-fi adventure game in which you play as space scientist Elea. In 2073, Earth was struck by a horrid childhood disease and Elea’s husband Ethan joined an expedition to colonize Solace, a habitable exoplanet, to save humanity from extinction. The interstellar ship he was on, Pilgrimage, went radio silent shortly after it reached planet Solace. Thirteen years later, Elea joins a recovery mission to investigate the faith of the expedition. What follows is a wondrous journey through space.


  • Unravel a rich, touching story inspired by books of classic sci-fi writers
  • Submerge yourself in amazing graphics powered by Unreal Engine 4
  • Discover gorgeous space environments, spectacular vistas and detailed interiors
  • Expect the unexpected on this curious journey through outer space


Elea is a game that takes the player on the deeply personal journey of a woman, whose life is marked by loss, grief and self-accusation in the aftermath of a global pandemic that turned her youngest boy into a raging psychopath. Luckily, an Earth-like exoplanet within an achievable distance from the Solar system had been recently discovered. Pooling volunteers from around the globe, a first-of-a-kind interstellar spacecraft was built and sent to colonize the yet unexplored planet. The gargantuan ship was named Pilgrimage, embodying the hopes of all of the humanity. To everyone’s dismay, shortly after a successful arrival, the Pilgrimage went on total radio silence. What caused it remains a mystery.

13 years later, research starship Recovery has arrived on site to investigate the fate of the expedition. The player takes the role of the space scientist River Elea Catherine Jones. She is driven above all by a personal goal – to find her husband Ethan, who occupied a prominent position on the Pilgrimage’s scientific crew. By putting the character up against events and phenomena which are beyond human grasp, the game aims to defy the conventional notions of personal accountability, choice and meaning of life. It is a story about our fragility as a species, about finding solace through surrender.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-4130 or AMD FX – 8320
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 650 Ti 2GB / AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4770 or AMD Ryzen 1600
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB or Ati Radeon 580 8GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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