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Cave Story+ adds co-op on Nintendo Switch next week

The main reason I wanted to get Cave Story+ on Nintendo Switch was the promise of two-player co-op. As these things often go, I grew restless and ended up buying the game early, working my up to Curly Brace before forcing myself to stop pla...

 
 
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Nicalis is teasing more Switch ports, VVVVVV likely inbound

Nicalis has been slowly and steadily porting over its catalog of indie classics to the Switch. We already have some pretty big names with Cave Story+ and The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth +, so the anticipation for what might be next is pret...

 
 
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Classic graphics added to Cave Story+ on Nintendo Switch

Slowly but surely, Cave Story+ on Nintendo Switch is getting even better. Today's update doesn't introduce two-player co-op (I'm going to lose my mind when that day comes), but it does add a much-appreciated option: classic graphics. If you...

 
 
 
 
 
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Cave Story's Switch port will contain an exclusive co-op mode

The perennial classic Cave Story will be making its way to Switch with an exclusive feature: co-op multiplayer. Announced by Nicalis on Twitter, it looks like the added benefit to getting yet another version of the indie hit is having the c...

 
 
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Kero Blaster is worth the jump to PS4

[Art by Ka92] Kero Blaster is one of those games where the second I published its review on Destructoid, people started questioning the score that I gave it. "How can a three-hour 2D run and gun platformer with two-frame run animations be a...

 
 
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Cave Story+ comes to Nintendo Switch this June

With all the teasing out of Nicalis, Cave Story on the Nintendo Switch has been a matter of when, not if. The unforgettable platforming adventure game is indeed getting a Switch port, both at retail and on the eShop like The Binding of Isaa...

 
 
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I wonder how definitive a Cave Story Switch port would be

Tracking down all of the different versions of Cave Story has been frustrating, to say the least. They all seem to have one feature that the other ones don't, but maybe this possible Cave Story Switch port will be the one port to ...

 
 
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Kero Blaster and Momodora 4 hopping and popping on PS4

Cave Story has influenced countless developers since it was first released twelve years ago, but few have been as prolific as Rdein. His Momodora series are some of the best post-Cave Story action platformers on the market, though...

 
 
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Get big in Japan with Playism's Nayan Ramachandran

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over everybody! Thanks so ...

 
 
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Cave Story creator's Kero Blaster coming to Steam

If you're unfamiliar with Kero Blaster even though it has been available for over a year, it might be because it was never released on Steam, but that all changes on November 11. Kero Blaster was created by Pixel, the man behind the no...

 
 
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Cave Story creator's Pink Heaven out for free today

As of today, you'll be able to nab a game from the creator of Cave Story for free. It's a spinoff to Pink Hour, titled Pink Heaven, and it follows the same storyline as Kero Blaster, in the same 2D platforming format. It tells the sto...

 
 
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Cave Story 2 folder spotted on Nicalis desktop at PAX South

PAX South is going on right now, and two of our most honey-loving sugarbears are in the fray as we speak, lapping up all that sweet golden joy. One of the games they're set to check out is Nicalis's Castle in the Darkness, a 2D action game ...

 
 
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The Cave Story/Kero Blaster/Gero Blaster connections

Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya (Cave Story, Kero Blaster, Ikachan, Guxt) has a unique style that would be hard for anyone to convincingly counterfeit. His music, visuals, stories, and designs complement each other in ways that allow them each to tak...

 
 
 
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Review: Kero Blaster

Kero Blaster stands directly in the shadow of not one but two other games by creator Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya. First is Gero Blaster, the original build of Kero Blaster which was announced back in early 2013. Gero Blaster was based on comics t...

 
 
 
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Kero Blaster stars a frog businessman

So Kero Blaster is apparently pretty much finished, despite Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya (Cave Story) originally scrapping the entire project (known as Gero Blaster) and doing the whole game over. It stars a businessman frog and his boss, an angr...

 
 
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Kero Blaster coming to PC and iPhone in May

A couple of days ago, we showed you the first trailer of Kero Blaster (formerly known as Gero Blaster), the new game from the creator of Cave Story. It turns out that trailer was leaked so we were asked to take it down, like a premature ta...

 
 
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Nicalis teases with Cave Story toys

This ought to perk up the ears of Cave Story fans. The Twitter account for Nicalis recently posted the above image showing toys based on characters from the indie darling and asking if people would like to have a set of them.  And...

 
 
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Nicalis pondering physical release for Cave Story on 3DS

Nicalis is considering a physical release for Cave Story, it seems. The studio posed a question to fans yesterday, inquiring as to whether a corporeal copy of the Nintendo 3DS eShop version is something folks would be interested in pur...

 
 
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Good Friends Bundle now available on Steam

Steam now has the Good Friends Bundle on sale for $24.99, and if you've been living under a rock, you may want to get in on it. Some of my favorite PC games of all time are a part of the bundle, including Bit.Trip Runner 2 (with DLC), Cave ...

 
 
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Cave Story and Psychonauts crossover coming to Runner2

Gaijin Games have announced a game-changing load of DLC for their latest masterpiece Bit.Trip Presents: Runner2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. Seven "well-loved" videogame characters will make their way into the game this Thursday on Steam...

 
 




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