News 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...
News 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...
Interviews 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News Details Seep Out on Cave Story, Night Game
New video of CS' Sand Zone to boot
Tyrone Rodriguez, producer over at Nicalis, house of Cave Story and Night Game, made a guest appearance on the most recent IGN Nintendo Voice Chat podcast. While he remained silently "concentrating" for most of the hour, he did let slip a few details about his studio's highly anticipated WiiWare titles...
News Come Wish Pixel a Happy Birthday!
It's the Cave Story creator's birthday
Guess what? It's Pixel's birthday and the guys at Nicalis would like to request that game fans head over to their blog to wish him a Happy Birthday. For those of you who don't know, Pixel is the creator of the Cave Story games, and is currently working on the WiiWare title as we speak. He's also the guy who...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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...
News 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
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 difference...