Tag: Cave Story

  • News Cave Story+ Will Be Receiving Classic Graphics in a Free August Update

    Gaming like it's 2004

    Cave Story is one of those games that it seems will just never go away for good. The early 2000’s freeware game made big waves in the then fledgling indie scene, and has since been ported to just about every device that can reasonably run it. Throughout all those ports, incremental updates have been made that have improved...

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    Review Cave Story+

    A catchy Quote?

    Nintendo consoles have, as of late, become a safe haven of sort for indies looking to publish their wares on home consoles. It makes sense, then, that the Switch would receive its own port of one of the most popular indie titles of all time, Cave Story+.  Originally released in 2004 on PC, Cave Story gained popularity and...

  • News Cave Story+ Launches on the Switch on 20th June

    Digitally and physically

    For quite some time now, Nicalis has been not-so-subtly hinting that Cave Story would be making its way over to the Switch. And while it may be the case that the game is available on loads of others platforms already—not to mention the fact that the game is literally available for free—it still stands to reason that...

  • News Nicalis Tweet Hints at Cave Story Port Coming to Nintendo Switch

    Maybe even a physical release

    Cave Story is one of those games that just doesn't seem like it'll ever be totally gone, but there is a reason: the game is pretty good. The game was originally developed in 2004 by one man—known as "Pixel"—and subsequently saw a release on dozens of platforms, many of which belonged to the Big N. There've been...

  • News Cave Story 3D to Arrive on 3DS eShop in North America and Europe This Year

    Yep, Europe has been specifically mentioned, too

    How many copies of Cave Story does it take to fill up an SD card? Just one of each version released so far, probably. Some games are particularly memorable and brilliant, with Cave Story arguably a good example, so multiple releases are somewhat tolerated. On Nintendo systems alone Cave Story's been...

  • News Brand New Cave Story 3D Gameplay Trailer

    Old versus new

    For those of you out there who are anxiously awaiting the release of Cave Story 3D on 3DS, the folks at NIS America have been kind enough to send over a brand new gameplay trailer of the game in action. In this newest video, you'll get to see just how far the game has come with its brand new 3D visual makeover. There's even some new...

  • News Cave Story 3D Hit with Another Delay

    August it is no more

    Cave Story 3D was originally planned as a 3DS launch window title but was then delayed until August, and it looks like the game hasn't stopped slipping as publisher NIS America has announced that the game has been hit by yet another delay. The press release reveals that the cause of the push back is due to gameplay improvements...

  • News Cave Story 3D Coming August 9th

    Hits the following month in Europe

    Despite originally being expected in late June, NIS America has just announced that Cave Story 3D will be hitting stores in North America on August 9th, with a European release expected in September. You can check out the press release below for more details. NIS America is proud to announce today the official...

  • News Dig Into Cave Story 3DS on 28th June

    Nearly ready for retail

    Much-loved platform adventure Cave Story isn't just content with appearances on WiiWare and DSiWare: it wants to conquer every Nintendo format going. The next part of its world domination plan kicks off on 28th June, when Cave Story 3D reaches stores across North America. It's not a simple port of the existing game either, as it'll arrive with enhanced graphics and sound, as..

  • News Cave Story DSiWare Headed to European Lotcheck Soon

    Could the wait almost be over?

    For all of you European Cave Story fans, Nicalis has just informed us that the DSiWare version will be submitted to Nintendo's lotcheck within the next two weeks and hopefully will see a release in European territories soon after. It's been a bit of a long wait for..

  • News Cave Story is Coming to 3DS in Full Retail Form

    Crammed with new content

    You've played Cave Story on WiiWare and may even have dabbled in a spot of Cave Story on DSiWare, but if you haven't yet had your fill of Pixel and Nicalis's side-scrolling action platformer you'll be excited to hear the game is on its way to 3DS with brand new content. GamesRadar sat down with creator Daisuke Amaya (aka...

  • News Cave Story Hits DSiWare November 29th

    And this time you can take it with you

    Nicalis has just announced that the portable rendition of its WiiWare hit Cave Story is set to make its appearance on the North American DSiWare service on November 29th. Gamers can enjoy a little portable Cave Story goodness after they've woofed down their turkey on Thanksgiving. No word yet on a price, but...

  • News First Cave Story DSiWare Trailer Rocks

    And we've got it inside, of course

    The announcement that Cave Story is coming to DSiWare was pretty awesome news all around, and now we have the first footage of the game in motion to share with you. We'll also be bringing you more exclusive screenshots in the near future so check back soon for more Cave Story DSiWare coverage.

  • News Cave Story Update Now Available

    Bugs in WiiWare platformer have been zapped

    Owners of Cave Story might remember that the game had a few minor glitches in its original release, but the nice folks at Nicalis have addressed these issues and the game can now be updated via the Wii Shop Channel. Some of the issues addressed are: Menu..

  • News Nicalis Wants You to Know Cave Story DSiWare Music is Perfect

    Upcoming update for WiiWare too

    Cave Story was a much anticipated WiiWare release – of course, European gamers are still much anticipating its eventual release – but the forthcoming Cave Story DSiWare is beginning to mimic its big screen predecessor in terms of generating excitement. Some gamers will be hoping it doesn't copy some of its...

  • News First Cave Story DSiWare Screenshots

    Portable Cave Story in action

    With the recent news that Cave Story is indeed headed to the DSiWare service this fall, screenshots of the game in action have already become hotly anticipated. Luckily, we were able to get our hands on three shots of the game in action for you to enjoy. We'll keep you..

  • News Updated Cave Story Remixed Soundtrack Released

    And it won't cost you a cent!

    That's right, the nice folks over at Nicalis have just released an amazing updated remixed Cave Story soundtrack and it's now available for download completely free of charge. You can click here to download the 3 disc zip file. We'll keep you posted on any new announcements regarding the upcoming European release of...

  • News Cave Story Confirmed for European Release

    Cult platformer getting prepped for overseas launch

    We've just had word from Tyrone Rodriguez at Nicalis that the PAL version of Cave Story has started testing internally (not yet submitted to Nintendo) and has had some changes made that will be announced closer to release. We know Nintendo Life staffers based in Europe are keen to get their hands on this game (especially those of us that got to..

  • Competition Cave Story Win a Wiimote Compo Winner

    The lucky winner is finally announced.

    After a fantastic response to our Cave Story Win a Wiimote Compo, we'd like to announce that Iain P. (Bakajin) is our lucky winner. The exclusive Cave Story Wii Remote should be on its way to you very soon. We'd like to offer our sincere congratulations to him and take this opportunity to thank everyone who...

  • Interviews 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

    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

    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..