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Original Spelunky gets online co-op mod

Before Spelunky became a household name on XBLA in July 2012, it arrived on PC in late 2008 in its original low-res state. Source code for the original game was made available one year later, and just now received a new mod called Spelunky SD courtesy of Ukrainian developer Vadim. The mod adds,...

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Skulls of the Shogun, Nidhogg, Escape Goat 2 and more jumping to PS4

At a Sony event today, PlayStation VP of Publisher and Developer Relations Adam Boyes revealed a whole slate of new titles coming to the PlayStation 4. Escape Goat 2, Ironclad Tactics, Nidhogg, Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-a-Fide Edition, Apotheon and Starwhal: Just the Tip, Chasm, Jamestown Plus,...

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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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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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Chunky Spelunky update eliminates unintended ordeals

A new title update for Spelunky on Xbox Live Arcade aims to eradicate the ignominious, agonizing fates caused by errant programming. This brings the brutal cave exploration game more in line with designer Derek Yu's vision, which is basically a die-o-rama of ignominious, agonizing fates caused by...

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Indie XBLA game Spelunky begets indie 'Spelunky Minis' toy line

At some point in the future, you'll be able to lay out your own randomly generated Spelunky adventures on your desk -- or just stare at some adorable round noses. Developer Derek Yu worked with his father to produce a line of "Spelunky Minis" toys, based on the characters in the upcoming XBLA...

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Spelunky XBLA trailer digs a hole directly to our hearts

Finally! Derek Yu's critically acclaimed sidescrolling action game, Spelunky, has been given a gameplay trailer. Beyond the thrilling gameplay is a somewhat expected, beefy cameo at the end -- head past the break and enjoy it with us!...

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