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Cave Story



The Scoop: Cave Story; By: Studio Pixel; For: Wii

You know how amateur bands occasionally imitate famous ones? Think of Cave Story as that, except here it's 2D platformers like Castlevania, Mega Man, and Metroid. It actually launched in Japan for the PC in 2004, but we're talking about the just-released WiiWare version, which updates the design, retouches the English localization, smartens up the graphics, and frankly plays better on a Wii gamepad than on a keyboard. It's also ridiculously big, and there's nothing wrong with that.

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