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Spelunky, an Xbox Live Arcade revamp of a free PC indie game, straddles the line between insurmountable addiction and a precise extractor of self-hatred. Like other rare indie gems, such as Metanet's N series, Spelunky is equal parts diabolical and ingenious. The concept is simple: explore worlds filled with treacherous obstacles while collecting treasures and...

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Spelunky, The Wolf Among Us headline Steam's midweek sales

Brace yourselves -- it's time for Midweek Madness at Steam, and developers Telltale Games and Mossmouth are thrust into the spotlight for a limited-time round of steep discounts. The complete season of Telltale Games' The Wolf Among Us is available for $14.99 through April 11 -- a discount of 40...

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'Ultimate space anime fantasy' Galak-Z plots course for a Vita near you

Galak-Z, a top-down shooter from Skulls of the Shogun developer 17-BIT, is now coming to the Vita handheld. At PAX 2013, Dave took Galak-Z for a test drive through the cosmos and described the game as "like a sped-up version of Asteroids on psychedelic drugs." He praised the game's tight...

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Watch the Spelunky run that set a new high score record

On February 21, Twitch user Bananasaurus_Rex (the gaming community really does have the best handles) set a new high-score record in developer Mossmouth's much-loved roguelike, Spelunky. The history-making run took seven and a half hours to complete, with a final tally of $3,105,850. ...

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Spelunky meets Metroid in the caverns of Zebes

The Metroid Mod is an impressive recreation of Nintendo's NES classic within punishing roguelike, Spelunky. The mod isn't out yet, but that can't stop you from watching Samus Aran explore Zebes-inspired caverns and avoid giant Metroids, speedy Skrees and even Ridley....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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