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PlayStation Plus subscribers ready for some football can tackle NFL Blitz for free starting tomorrow. Following Tuesday's regularly scheduled PlayStation Network update, the arcade-style American gridiron simulator will be gratis, along with discounts on Alex Kidd and Spelunker HD.Spelunker HD is d...

October 1st 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Living in the Past, a weekly column about what's new in old games. Now get off our lawn. I'm a fan of the genre of game that I can best encapsulate as "people dying in caves." For whatever reason, there's a subset of sidescrolling platformers that puts players in the role of an archaeolog...

September 18th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Spelunker HD – the PSN game from Tozai Games about an extraordinarily fragile cave explorer, not the XBLA game Spelunky that was partially inspired by Spelunker – will get new DLC almost two years after release, along with a free update.The update, due August 28, adjusts the camera in o...

August 24th 2012 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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PS3 owners in Europe interested in extremely methodical, simulated cave exploration will get a treat tomorrow. Tozai Games announced that Spelunker HD will be released on the Euro PSN this week, allowing more challenge-seeking gamers to step into the shoes of gaming's most delicate hero. In retro...

August 9th 2011 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Europe has received another sizable PSN update this week. The highlight is undoubtedly the Uncharted 3 multiplayer beta. Two full retail titles were added as well, namely Red Faction: Armageddon and the aging Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2. On the bite-sized downloadable front are Sega Rally O...

July 6th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Dragon Quest IX DQIX is secretly two games: when you're playing through the main quest, it's a traditional JRPG with a light but interesting story populated by unexpectedly engaging characters and perfectly brisk pacing; then as you approach the end, it becomes a dungeon crawler driven by a dungeon...

December 31st 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Too much good PSN content! Head ... *pop*. Okay, maybe it's not that dramatic, but there are a lot of games in this week's update. There are new titles like Pac-Man Championship Edition DX or Spelunker HD, and new-to-PSN games like Dragon's Lair and Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalker,...

November 23rd 2010 at 7:25pm 0 Comments
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We know of at least one weirdo who has been patiently waiting for the North American release of Spelunker HD -- because he's writing this post. Those of you who, like me, are looking forward to joining up with five friends and exploring ghost-filled caves as an adventurer who can't fall more than ab...

November 17th 2010 at 5:20pm 0 Comments

The PSN remake of Spelunker is ready to explore the dark, cavernous recesses of your console when it makes its way to America, courtesy of Tozai. GamerBytes reports that the NES game has been updated with "new graphics, and a 6-player online cooperative mode." Spelunker HD can be played with both c...

September 2nd 2009 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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We don't expect this new PlayStation Home space to leave Japan any time soon. Irem, most famous for their R-Type games, has unveiled "Irem Plaza," a branded space that's meant to look like a traditional Japanese festival. The various stalls in this virtual world will feature items for sale, mini ga...

February 27th 2009 at 3:05pm 0 Comments