Spelunker

Spelunker

2008

System
NES
Publisher
Tozai Games
Developer
Irem

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 0

Our Review: 3/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Action
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 17th Mar 2008, 500 points (USA)
  • 5th Sep 2008, 600 points (UK/EU)
  • 28th Aug 2007, 500 points (JPN)

3DS eShop

  • 19th Dec 2012, ¥500 (JPN)
  • 27th Jun 2013, $4.99 (USA)
  • 18th Jul 2013, £3.59/€3.99 (UK/EU)

Wii U eShop

  • 27th Apr 2013, ¥500 (JPN)
  • 6th Jun 2013, £3.49 (UK/EU)
  • 6th Jun 2013, $4.99 (USA)
Controller Support
All

Screenshots (6)

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Reviews

  • 32

    3DS eShop / NES

    Review Spelunker

    Go back to your cave and stay there

    Ask a few western gamers about Spelunker and it's likely that barely any of them will have heard of the game, despite it being originally developed by an American company. Ask Japanese gamers, though, and it's a completely different story — the game is very well known to them and is joked about online all the...

  • 12

    Wii U eShop / NES

    Review Spelunker

    Deeper underground

    Ask a few western gamers about Spelunker and it's likely that barely any of them will have heard of the game, despite it being originally developed by an American company. Ask Japanese gamers, though, and it's a completely different story — the game is very well known to them and is joked about online all the time, though not...

  • 6

    Wii Virtual Console / NES

    Review Spelunker

    Going underground

    Spelunker is a blast from the past. It started out life on home computers such as the Commodore 64 and was eventually ported to the NES. The game’s protagonist is tasked with working their way down a giant cave to find the great treasure that is rumoured to be hidden within the depths. Along the way, perils such as water, uneven...

About The Game

The underground pyramid awaits! Grab your oxygen tank, dynamite and flares and prepare to explore miles of uncharted caves in search of the legendary pyramid and its vast treasures.

Along the way you will swing from ropes and ladders and make use of mining carts and rafts, collecting jewels, sacks of gold coins and other valuable items as you navigate the hazardous terrain. You must keep your wits about you, however, as the caves hold many dangers. Scalding steam vents, poisonous bats and the avenging spirits of dead spelunkers lurk in every corner of this massive underground labyrinth!