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Spelunky 1.4 update drops in a new HUD, save backup, more

Indie developer Mossmouth has released a sizable update for the Steam version of its roguelike platformer, Spelunky, fixing numerous bugs and adding new features aimed at hardcore players. Spelunky's latest update introduces an optional "Pro" HUD that obscures less of the screen than the default...

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Spelunky mod lets players share specific generated levels

A newly released mod for the 2013 PC version of Mossmouth's roguelike platformer Spelunky enables custom seed functionality, allowing players to bypass the game's random level generator and replay specific level layouts. The "Seedlunky HD" mod automatically generates repeatable level layouts bas...

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Spelunky, Ridiculous Fishing, more soundtracks now 'pay what you want'

Composer Eirik Suhrke isn't just the man behind some of the finest indie gaming soundtracks in recent memory, he's also generous enough to offer up those soundtracks at whatever price you'd like, just in time for the holidays. A visit to Suhrke's Bandcamp page reveals that his discography includ...

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Xbox offers Countdown to 2014 daily deals on Fez, Spelunky, Terraria

There's another batch of daily deals for Xbox Live end-of-year sale, and today's batch supposedly comprise "2D modern classics," namely Terraria, Spelunky, and Fez. Putting aside if you can even call something a "modern classic," isn't that forgetting that whole other dimension of Fez? No, we didn'...

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PlayStation Plus serves up free Borderlands 2, cheap Spelunky this week

Sony announced that this week's PlayStation Plus update will give subscribers access to a free downloadable copy of 2K's Borderlands 2 on the PlayStation 3, among other member-exclusive perks. Starting tomorrow, Plus subscribers can also pick up a variety of PSN games for cheap, as part of the P...

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PlayStation Europe wraps up Christmas discounts for Diablo 3, Spelunky [update]

On the second deal of Christmas, PlayStation Europe offered to me: Diablo 3 on PS3 for £30, and Spelunky for £5.50 on Vita, with an additional 10 percent off Derek Yu's hard-as-nails platformer for PlayStation Plus members ... in a pear tree. Alright, it's not catchy, but it is a dec...

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Spelunky daily challenges discover PS3, Vita in the darkness

Derek Yu's punishing roguelike, Spelunky, is getting daily challenges on the PS3 and PS Vita. First introduced for the Steam and GOG.com versions back in August, daily challenges are special, randomly generated maps that are the same for all players. Each day a new map – that players may c...

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PSA: Spelunky, Guacamelee, Papers Please available on Steam

A triple-threat of indie games made their way to Steam today, starting with Papers, Please, which is debuting for $9.99. Additionally, Spelunky and Guacamelee Gold Edition are ten percent off (each game priced at $13.49) until August 15. The Gold Edition of Guacamelee includes a free copy of T...

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Spelunky prepares daily challenge mode for Steam

Notoriously difficult roguelike Spelunky will come with a new daily challenge mode when it tunnels through to Steam and GOG.com next month. The daily challenge will be in the form of a randomly generated level, set for all players until the next level becomes available. Everyone will only have o...

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Spelunky explores PC this August

Unforgiving roguelike and cave dweller Spelunky will dig its way to PC on August 8 through both Steam and GOG.com. Spelunky was birthed on PC back in 2009, but this release will be the gussied-up version released on Xbox Live Arcade last year. Spelunky is also planning to join the available trea...

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