Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Cave Story

Cave Story+ released digitally, physically for Switch

The hit PC indie platformer-style action title Cave Story+ has entered the latest generation with a new version for Switch. Publisher Nicalis has released the title digitally and physically for $29.99. As a young hero, players awaken in a strange, dangerous world, where they must uncover clues about their past while helping the oppressed inhabitants of the land, the rabbit-like Mimiga. First-run physical copies come with several extras, including a 32-page manual, a Famitracks soundtrack mini-CD, and for those who purchase their copies at GameStop, a randomly inserted chibi keychain of one of the three characters.

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Nintendo Switch News

Cave Story+ announced for Switch, launching this June

Nicalis is set to bring Cave Story back this summer. The publisher has announced that they will be releasing the action-adventure title as an updated definitive version on June 20 for Nintendo Switch, titled Cave Story+. The game, set to be available digitally and physically, will feature spruced-up visuals as well as new challenges, levels, and options. Free content updates are also planned.

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Cave Story 3D sets out for the 3DS

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After months of teasing eager spelunkers, NIS has shipped Cave Story 3D for the 3DS. The action side-scroller has made it past a slight delay and is now on its way to store shelves. The updated version of the PC freeware superstar includes new modes, such as Sprite Mode and, for a more traditional feel, 2D Mode.

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Cave Story 3D nears release, gets itself a new pack of shots

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One more round of screenshots from NIS’ upcoming action-platformer, Cave Story 3D, for you adventuring spelunkers.

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Cave Story 3D – new shots released, first look at 2D Sprite Mode

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NIS has sent along some new screenshots of their upcoming action-platformer Cave Story 3D. These shots show off the 2D mode that can be turned on in the options, which reverts the character back to the original 2D sprite version while the environments remain in 3D.

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Cave Story 3D – new batch o’ screenshots released

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NIS has released a new batch of screens for their upcoming action-platformer, Cave Story 3D. Red hat it out!

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Cave Story 3D pushed back, new screenshots released

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Some bad news on the Cave Story 3D front: the game has been pushed back to November 8, “due to additional game improvements.” But there is some good news! A second batch of screenshots has been released, showing off some of the development progress that’s been made—check out that dual-screen action (ow!).

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Cave Story 3D screens released, release date announced

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The eagerly anticipated—well, around these parts anyway—Cave Story 3D has been officially dated. The freeware PC hit that went on to hook Wii gamers with its perfectly paced side-scrolling action is slated to launch for the 3DS on August 9. In addition to the revamped visuals, Cave Story 3D will also sport a remixed soundtrack.

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