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DescriptionCave Story begins with an amnesiac soldier finding a city of rabbits (called Mimigas). The Mimigas are preyed on by an evil doctor, who kidnaps them for his evil experiments. The Mimigas still remember Arthur, a hero from their past and others are awaiting for the return of Dragons. The soldier soon falls in with Sue, a stranger to the Mimigas, but the only one who seems to know about the Dragon Eggs. Unfortunately the doctor wants her next.
Cave Story closely resembles a NES platformer with a distinct 8-bit style and fast gameplay. The main character collects weapons, which level up, and also finds health capsules to increase his life bar. There are a variety of jumping puzzles and boss battles to challenge players as they explore this surprisingly large game.
Rather than a straight port, the Wii version was drastically updated with enhanced and re-drawn graphics, updated character designs, and a new English localization. It also includes a host of additional game modes such as Boss Attack to take on every boss in the game, Sanctuary Time Attack to complete a difficult maze as quickly as possible, and Curly Story where the main character is replaced by the female character Curly. The game also runs in widescreen.
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LegacyIn many ways the game has set a trend in quality for indie platformers. This has also led to it being brought up in discussions about originality in the indie games community. New games, even often of a completely different genre, are often described as Cave Story rip-offs, but mostly not seriously and rather as a running gag.
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Ben K (22953) added Cave Story (Nintendo DSi) on Dec 02, 2010
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Dan Adelman, Tiffany Cho, Tim Symons, Kenny Risk, Haruhi and Tamami, Michael Winfield, Roberto Magistretti, Pearl Lu, Mom, Miria, Tamy