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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..

News: New Cave Story Graveyard Screenshot

New Cave Story Graveyard Screenshot

As usual, Nicalis is releasing Cave Story screenshots one at a time. This time we get a look at one of the graveyard shots of the game. Once again the game looks fantastic and our anticipation level for the game is at an all-time high.

Tyrone Rodriguez, of developer Nicalis, has recently flown to Kyoto to meet with Pixel about something top secret. While there's already been rampant speculation..

News: New Cave Story Screenshot And Progress Update

New Cave Story Screenshot And Progress Update

Things have been a bit quiet on the Cave Story development front for a while, so it’s good to find out that things are moving forward nicely in this blog post from Nicalis.

It seems that the guys at Nicalis are totally committed to making sure that this WiiWare port of the freeware classic is going to be of the finest quality. Who could argue at dropping some Wii points for this bad boy? We also..

News: Nicalis Updates Cave Story Progress

Nicalis Updates Cave Story Progress

In an entry yesterday on their official blog, Nicalis spoke a little bit about the progress on their upcoming WiiWare title Cave Story. They also let gamers in on a little surprise announcement regarding some additional content for the game as well.

You can check out the relevant quote from the blog entry below to find out exactly what this nice little surprise they have in store for WiiWare fans..

News: Exclusive WiiWare Cave Story Screenshot!

Exclusive WiiWare Cave Story Screenshot!

That's right, you saw it on the web here first. Nicalis has sent us a web exclusive screenshot of the actual WiiWare version of Cave Story in action for all to see. In the screen shot below you can see Quote and Toroko meet up with Misery the witch and Balrog for the first time. As you can see, the visuals have a very slick and glossy appearance, but the unique look of the original game is still intact as well.

And for those who missed it, you can also check out our exclusive Interview with Nicalis to get a bit more insight into this upcoming WiiWare title. We'll have more information on Cave Story as it..

News: Nicalis Interview: Cave Story

Nicalis Interview: Cave Story

The news that the legendary PC freeware game Cave Story is making its way to WiiWare has made many people very happy indeed - us included.

Created by Japanese programmer Daisuke Amaya (better known as Pixel), the game is being ported by Tyrone Rodriguez and his team at Nicalis. Keen to know more about the historic conversion, we tracked Rodriguez...

News: Updated Cave Story Artwork Causes Controversy

Updated Cave Story Artwork Causes Controversy

It seems that many diehard Cave Story fans have recently become divided over the slightly updated artwork that will be used in the upcoming WiiWare version of Cave Story. Many fans have already expressed their dislike of the more detailed look Daisuke Amaya has given Toroko, feeling that it takes away from the classic old-school look the game has always featured.

Nicalis recently provided a side-by-side comparison of both the old and new artwork to show these subtle differences. They blew the artwork of Toroko up 800 times to show these changes pixel by pixel. You can take a look at the picture below to see the differences...

News: Official Cave Story Site Goes Live

Official Cave Story Site Goes Live

It's only been a few days since the game's announcement, but the official site for Cave Story is now live.

At the moment, the site includes some screenshots, wallpapers, information, and even a blog which will be updated regularly with news about Cave Story and other things. The game's creator, Pixel, even responds to some of the blog posts in Japanese! The game is expected to be launched on..