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What happens when you introduce your child to classic consoles at an early age? You end up breeding a superpowered Wunderkind who can complete one of the most difficult games of any gaming generation. In this recent feature, writer and XOXO conference founder Andy Baio details his fatherly quest t...

December 11th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Spelunky has once again been mastered, with a new world record speedrun set over the weekend. YouTube user Pibonacci waltzed through the devious action game with a final time of 1:55:343. The previously established world record for any percentage game completion was clocked at two minutes and one s...

July 15th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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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...

July 7th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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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 p...

April 8th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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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. Bananasaur...

February 23rd 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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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 i...

February 10th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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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 based...

January 22nd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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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 Tale...

August 8th 2013 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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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 treasu...

July 9th 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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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...

December 21st 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

August 23rd 2011 at 2:59am 0 Comments