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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, amo...

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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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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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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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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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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 d...

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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 rem...

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The XBLA version of Derek Yu's subterranean, sidescrolling roguelike Spelunky is looking pretty nice in these new screenshots. Not only is the resolution (and thus, the detail) higher than the PC original, but there are new lighting effects, explosions, and adorable red noses to look at. "I really w...

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PC indie title Spelunky is ready to explore the dark, cavernous recesses of your console when it makes its way to Xbox Live Arcade in 2010. Developer Derek Yu says he'll be "stuffing [the XBLA version] with new graphics, audio and other features for XBLA users." He's not sure if he'll update the o...

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