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News: La-Mulana Test Play 4 Video

La-Mulana Test Play 4 Video

More of the game in action!

Our good friend Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis has just sent over the newest test play video for their upcoming WiiWare action/platformer La-Mulana. You can see just how far along the game is in development in the many levels and boss fights that are shown throughout the..

Interviews: Pixel Talks Cave Story

Pixel Talks Cave Story

Cave Story creator answers a few of our questions.

With the upcoming release of Cave Story from Nicalis on Monday, we thought we'd take a minute to speak to the creator of the game to find out what it was like to bring his much-loved PC classic to the WiiWare service. Pixel was kind enough to take a few moments to answer a couple of our questions...

News: Cave Story to Cost 1200 Wii Points

Cave Story to Cost 1200 Wii Points

Time to get those Wii Points ready!

Our good friend Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis has just informed us that Cave Story will cost 1200 Wii Points when it makes its North American debut on Monday. That means you'd better get those points ready to go and you'll even have enough for a nice Super Nintendo game left over. Not too shabby considering you're getting quite a bit of what was originally going to..

News: Cave Story Promotional Painting

Cave Story Promotional Painting

A little Cave Story swag arrives!

The kind folks over at Nintendo are trying to do a little extra to promote the upcoming release of Cave Story from Nicalis - so much so that they sent out a promotional kit today to various media sites. We were lucky enough to be one of the sites to receive this kit and inside we found an absolutely beautiful canvas painting featuring some very cool Cave Story..

First Impressions: Cave Story

Cave Story

The seminal indie game finally comes to Nintendo

Cave Story is like a Cinderella tale of indie game development, arriving at a time when the conventional wisdom was that the days of a lone programmer creating a complex and compelling game were behind us; it proved that the old spirit of the 8-bit era is still alive and well in the 21st century. Independent studio Nicalis has been fortunate enough..

News: Creating La Mulana Room Guardians

Creating La Mulana Room Guardians

Find out where bosses really come from.

The official La Mulana Blog has just released a new post regarding the creation of Room Guardians for the game that should be of interest to fans of the game and those who are curious about the upcoming WiiWare release of La Mulana. If you've ever wondered how..

News: Cave Story Coming March 22nd

Cave Story Coming March 22nd

The long-awaited WiiWare release is finally dated!

Cave Story fans can now breath a sigh of relief as Nicalis has just announced that Cave Story will be released in North America on March 22nd. It seems the wait is finally over. You can check out the official press release below for more information and we'll have some new screenshots up soon...

News: New La-Mulana Test Play Video

New La-Mulana Test Play Video

Check out brand new footage of the game in action!

Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis has just sent over a link to their brand new Test Play 2 video showing their upcoming WiiWare title La-Mulana in action. In this brand new video you can see quite a large number of levels found throughout the game, along with some amazing in-game music being played in the...

News: Cave Story Development Update

Cave Story Development Update

Nicalis release some new information on the game.

The guys at Nicalis have just posted a new post on their official blog that gives a bunch of new details about their upcoming WiiWare title Cave Story. As many of you know, the game will now slip into 2010, but the game is now completed and ready to go when Nintendo decides to release it on the WiiWare service. We'll just have to be patient for the..

News: Official La-Mulana Site Goes Live

Official La-Mulana Site Goes Live

Now you can check out all things La-Mulana!

We've just received word from Nicalis that their brand new official La-Mulana Website is now live and ready for you to check out! There you'll find everything from the official gameplay trailer to screenshots and even an ongoing blog that will keep you up-to-date on all La-Mulana happenings. The beloved indie adventure game comes to the WiiWare service!..

Interviews: Night Game - Nicalis

Night Game - Nicalis

Nicalis gives us the lowdown on the much anticipated Night Game in this exclusive interview.

Way back in November last year we interviewed Nicalis about Cave Story, a game which is being anticipated with as much excitement as 2D Boy’s World of Goo by indie fans. There is no question that Nicalis are set to impress with their overhaul of the classic freeware game by Daisuke Amaya. A refreshing..

News: La Mulana Creator Addresses Speed Concerns

La Mulana Creator Addresses Speed Concerns

No need to worry about the slow speed of the first trailer.

There have been some readers who've commented about the speed of the WiiWare La Mulana title in the first trailer that was released. Takumi Naramura, La Mulana creator and director of the upcoming WiiWare version of the game saw some of these comments and wanted to set the record straight as far as the concerns voiced regarding the speed..

News: La Mulana Announcement and Trailer

La Mulana Announcement and Trailer

See the WiiWare version of La Mulana in action!

You might remember that Nigoro and Nicalis recently announced their new partnership. Well, these two companies have now officially announced their new WiiWare title La Mulana and have released the first trailer showing the game in action. You can check out the brand new trailer below, along with the official press release announcing the game. Nigoro,..

News: Nicalis and Nigoro Join Forces

Nicalis and Nigoro Join Forces

Cave Story and La Mulana publishers form a partnership!

You might remember that we ran a news story yesterday on the indie platformer La Mulana coming to the WiiWare serice. Well, we now know who's going to be responsible for bringing this amazing game to WiiWare. It seems that these two indie companies have joined forces to co-develop and publish the same La Mulana title we wrote about yesterday..

News: Cave Story Nearing The Finish Line

Cave Story Nearing The Finish Line

Developer ironing out some bugs.

Still waiting for the WiiWare version of Cave Story? Looks like the wait'll be just a little bit longer, but hopefully not too long. An update over at developer Nicalis' official blog via GoNintendo throws us a few morsels regarding the game's progress. Fortunately, it's looking good! We still have bugs that need to be fixed. Probably about two dozen or so minor..

News: New Nintendo Channel Videos

New Nintendo Channel Videos

Nintendo adds two new videos to their Nintendo Channel.

The nice folks at Nintendo were kind enough to send over two brand new videos of upcoming releases. These videos were just added to the Nintendo Channel as well, and more are on the way. The first video is of Ubisoft's Red Steel 2 with charismatic Creative Director Jason Vandenberghe on hand to give you some insight into their upcoming Wii..

News: Pixel Customizes Wii Remotes

Pixel Customizes Wii Remotes

Pixel turns standard Wii Remotes into works of art!

Pixel, artist extraordinaire and lead artistic designer on the upcoming WiiWare release Cave Story, has taken it upon himself to decorate a few Wii Remotes to make them a little more interesting. While the designs are black & white, they're certainly no less eye-catching. Nicalis plans to give these Wii Remotes away to fans at some point and..

News: Cave Story Development Nearing Completion

Cave Story Development Nearing Completion

Judging from the newest entry in the Nicalis Blog, the WiiWare version of Cave Story seems to be nearing completion.

According to the blog, Cave Story fans will likely be playing the game by the end of April or early May if all goes according to plans. The team is currently putting the finishing touches on the game and the online manual that will accompany it when it's released on the WiiWare..

News: Night Game - New Game Play Video

Night Game - New Game Play Video

Having only recently announced their newest WiiWare title Night Game, Nicalis took us by surprise this week with the unexpected release of the game's official game play trailer.

As you can see in the trailer below, the game looks like a bedtime version of Loco Roco with its soothing colors and hypnotic musical score. Let's hope gamers can stay awake long enough to finish the levels as this is..

News: Night Game - New WiiWare Release From Nicalis

Night Game - New WiiWare Release From Nicalis

A recently released lineup of forthcoming games for Nintendo systems has thrown up a brand new WiiWare release called Night Game. Produced by the same team behind the upcoming Cave Story WiiWare port, this title is apparently ‘part action, part puzzler’.

Here’s the press release: Night Game, developed and published by Nicalis: Exclusively for WiiWare, Night Game (working title) is part..