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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


[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...


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 (...


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 ...


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...


[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...


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,...


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...


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...


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'...


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 ...


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...


Some people love it, and other people loathe it, but almost everyone agrees: Cave Story is an important game. Does that sound dumb to you? Well, it probably should. The word "important" as it relates to videogames has been...


Everyone has a game or series of games that they love above all others. A while back, a few of my fellow editors wrote articles proclaiming their favorites. I love talking about the games I love, so this was an idea I wanted ...


Who says good games can't sell on the Wii? Nicalis has just confirmed that Cave Story is doing very well following its WiiWare launch this past Monday. So well, in fact, that it has climbed to number one in the online store's...


It's a good day for fans of action/platformers -- an updated version of the indie freeware classic Cave Story finally hits WiiWare today. With updated visuals, new modes, and familiar Cave Story gameplay, it was a "must have"...


Cave Story developer Tyrone Rodriguez is something of a hero to Wii fans since he brings the anticipated Cave Story to WiiWare today. However, as beloved as he may be, he might lose fans from the Sony crowd (if Cave Stor...


No Virtual Console games this week, but Nintendo isn't skimping on the classics. Studio Pixel's classic indie adventure Cave Story sees its triumphant return as a remake for WiiWare, and three Game & Watch titles pop up o...


It's good news/bad news time again. Good news first- Cave Story Wii has been resubmitted to Nintendo for approval. The game was supposed to be out months ago, but for reasons unknown, Nintendo has been holding it back. I play...


Publisher Nicalis has been quite busy snapping up PC indie titles and bringing them over to WiiWare: Pixel's excellent Cave Story most famously and, most recently, La-Mulana. Even though none of their current projects have ac...


Cave Story is probably one of my favorite games of all time. It has everything a great game ought to have; fun gameplay, a variety of weapons, a compelling story, and best of all, amazing sprite work and music. When it was an...


Burried in this official press release for Nintendo's E3-killing press conference is a little nugget of sprite-based gold that got me so happy, I actually gave my computer monitor the thumbs-up. Cave Story, the totally free 2...


Apparently I'm the only person on the planet who has never played Cave Story. In fact, up until a month ago I thought it was based on Plato's Allegory of the Cave, but apparently that was lending the title too much cr...






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