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For those of you who have lost count, this is the third time that I've reviewed Cave Story, and the second time I've reviewed it on the 3DS platform. That may sound like a lot, but I've actually been slacking. This eShop-spec... read feature

Cave Story gets 3DS eShop release date


Sep 13
Even though the entire day seems to have been dedicated to the Wii U, let's not forget about the last piece of hardware the Big N dropped on an unprepared world. Games will still be coming out for it, don't worry. Like Cave S... read

Cave Story voxel figures are in the works


May 19
Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis seems to be one of those guys that always has at least 10 projects going at one, and it's anyone's guess as to which one will be completed first. The only constant is that it always seems to come b... read

It wasn't that long ago that Tyrone Rodriguez (Janitor of Nicalis) announced on Sup Holmes? that he's working on a titles for the 3DS and the Wii U. Since that time, Tyrone had reportedly stated that the Wii U "was Nintendo's... read feature

eShop to get Cave Story, Mighty Switch Force updates


Apr 24
[Cave Story art by glitcher, Mighty Switch Force art by Genzoman] Two of the better games on Nintendo's downloadable service are about to become even more awesome, according to fresh tidbits straight from Nintendo Power. Cave... read

Cave Story port guy says Kojima is 'terrible'


Mar 28
You can always count on an indie dev to say something outrageous about the bigger boys, and today the peanut gallery has Nicalis producer Tyrone Rodriquez to thank. The Cave Story port developer has accused Hideo Kojima ... read

Ikachan DS first look, Nicalis working on Wii U/3DS title


Mar 03
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Download th... read

Cave Story maker releases iOS game about saving(?) seals


Jan 11
Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya, the creator of everyone's favorite freeware-turned-paid-game Cave Story, has just released his first title on the App Store. Azarashi, an updated version of a quickie time-waster he made over a decade a... read

Cave Story+ gets a Holiday Overhaul


Dec 24
I love talking about Cave Story, but with so many versions of the game out today, it's hard to know which one to recommend. The new backgrounds, soundtrack remixes, hidden areas, and 3D graphics of the 3DS version make t... read

Check this bubblicious Cave Story custom figurine


Dec 12
Kodykoala, a.k.a. ekoala2002, is back with a non-zombie custom figurine. We have here the robot pair Quote and Curly from Cave Story recreating the iconic scene after the Core battle. Kodykoala has even included an air bubble... read

VikingGuitar makes the Cave Story soundtrack metal


Nov 10
There are a lot of things I adore about Cave Story. The visual presentation, the pixel-perfect platforming, surprisingly effective characters; I could go on and on. The music is the aspect of Cave Story that I've spent t... read

Cave Story is a modern classic. Sadly, many people still haven't ever played it, even though it's been released on WiiWare, DSiWare, and the iTunes App store. That's probably partly due to its retro look. It's hard to generat... read feature

NIS: Stores don't want to sell non-AAA 3DS games


Oct 08
Cave Story is coming to 3DS, which is exciting news for fans of the cult smash platform title. However, publisher NIS America isn't exactly jumping for joy. President Haru Akenaga is worried about the game, claiming NIS ... read

Cave Story 3D screenshots, now with 2D


Sep 28
Cave Story 3D was originally meant to come out this summer, otherwise known as the past. It's now scheduled to come out on November 8th in the United States. Perhaps these screenshots will tide you over. Feel free to stick th... read

Cave Story+ finds its way onto the Mac App Store


Sep 08
Cave Story has seen -- and is still seeing -- quite a few releases, but it is one of those games worth playing by all. Beyond this, more content seems to be thrown in with each version, so you won't hear me complaining. The l... read

Cave Story 3D slides back to November


Jun 27
With today's announcement that Cave Story 3D has been pushed back to November 8 in the United States, the holiday season for 3DS owners gets that much busier. Why the delay? "Additional game improvements." "We are currently u... read

Cave Story 3D interview and DS to 3DS comparison video


Jun 13
Now that I've actually seen Cave Story 3D in person, I'm totally confident with the game's visuals. The way that objects scroll both in the foreground and the background and the way the camera zooms in and out at strategic m... read

New Cave Story 3DS screens to get excited about


Jun 10
With E3 officially over, now is the time to get back to being excited over the games that are actually coming out in the near future. One of these games is Cave Story 3D. Releasing for the Nintendo 3DS on August 9th (only two... read

Have a remixed track from Cave Story 3D


May 20
Was today's earlier exclusive nugget not enough for you? Need more Cave Story in your life? Good ol' Danny Baranowsky, who you may remember as the composer of Super Meat Boy, just tweeted a preview track from Cave Story 3D. S... read

Exclusive: Old meets new in Cave Story 3D


May 20
Here's an exclusive look at the Cave Story sprites as they'll appear in Cave Story 3D. This optional display of the game was revealed a few days ago, but this is the first time it's been shown to the outside world. Check out ... read

Cave Story 3D features 2D sprites, NIS surprise


May 15
So far, it seems fans are fairly split on Cave Story 3D. Some of you are all about buying the game again, for its new 3D display and promise of new areas, enemies, modes, and features. Others are so turned by the game's new v... read

[Update: Just spotted an image of Mimiga Viliiage in polygon form on Nicalis's Twitter and added it to the gallery.] Cave Story 3D is one of my most hotly anticipated titles at the moment. The promise of new content, designed... read feature

Did you catch yesterday's secret in Cave Story WiiWare?


Apr 30
I'm guessing the answer is "no", because I've been scouring the internet all morning for some source or report on this. Sadly, I can't find anything. All I have to go on is an email I got from Tyrone Rodriguez from Nicalis (... read

Cave Story 3DS gets August release in NA, September in EU


Apr 28
Finally, I know when my 3DS is likely to have some value to me as more than the sexy thing that sits in a cradle on my desk. NIS America has announced today that Cave Story 3D will be releasing on Nintendo's new toy in North ... read

Cave Story t-shirt planned for charity to benefit Japan


Mar 17
Nicalis, the publisher of Cave Story, Ika-Chan, and La-Mulana, is planning to put a new Cave Story t-shirt on sale with all the proceeds going towards helping Japan recover from the recent Earthquakes/Tsunami and the coincidi... read

The Pixel GDC Experience


Mar 10
[Tyrone Rodriguez, the head of Nicalis (the people responsible for, among other things, the Wiimake of Cave Story and La Mulana), recently shared his GDC experience in our community blogs. Read below for his mostly unedited n... read

Adorable Cave Story 3D teaser and images


Feb 14
There was a mighty response to the reveal for Cave Story 3D, Nicalis' remake for 3DS, in addition to Cave Story creator Pixel teasing a long-awaited sequel. We didn't get our hands on some of the concept imagery until today,... read

Cave Story developer's new game is codenamed 'Rockfish'


Feb 13
It's been a long time since Pixel (Daisuke Amaya) has put out a new game. He completed Cave Story in 2004, worked on the WiiWare and DSiWare ports of the game that were released last year, and put out a microgame for Wariowar... read

Destructoid: LA Cave Stories, Guitar Martyr, and Halo 5?!


Feb 12
Good afternoon, denizens of Destructoid! 'Tis afternoon o'clock on a lovely Saturday afternoon, and that can mean only one thing - last night's episode of your favorite internet online video game show had technical difficult... read

Prinny and Cave Story shenanigans are afoot


Feb 08
The image pretty much says it all; Prinny from the Disgaea and Prinny games is wearing the "Curly Brace" hat from Cave Story, and that gun and that scarf look quite Cave Story-styled as well. Other that, we have no idea what'... read

Cave Story creator adds the narrative to NightSky


Jan 04
This just in from NightSky's publisher's Twitter -- "Did we already mention Pixel wrote the story to NightSky? Yes, the same Pixel who gave the world Cave Story." This news comes to us right on the cusp of the game's January ... read

New Cave Story info dump and MEDIA BLAST!


Sep 22
Here's the some news related to those Cave Story hints I dropped earlier in the week. First off, Cave Story is coming to DSiWare. There will be at least one new feature, maybe more. To quote Tyrone Rodriguez -- "it's really a... read






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