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Cave Story 3D
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Cave Story 3D

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Overall 9
8.5

3DS Review - 'Cave Story 3D'

WorthPlaying
1 January 2012
  • Summary: Cave Story is an action-adventure game overflowing with unmatched charm and character, taking players into a world where a race of rabbit-like creatures, called Mimigas, run free on a serene floating island.
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Overall 8
8.0

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GameSpot
30 November 2011
  • Summary: Cave Story 3D is a side-scrolling adventure with verve and charm. It is also a remake of a PC game that has been available since 2004, when Cave Story's lone hobbyist developer, Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya, first gave it away on the Internet.
  • Pros: Excellent platforming and shooting, Lovely 3D visuals, Quirky, mysterious story
  • Cons: Depth and darkness can obscure level details, Little extra content over the original
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 8
8.0

Cave Story 3D Review (3DS)

Gamers Daily News
8 November 2011
  • Summary: As the deepest version of a top-notch ’Metroidvania’ title, Cave Story 3D has a lot to offer those who haven’t played any other version or are deeply devoted to the game. Others may wish to buy a more budget-friendly version on a different system, but this deluxe release has its merits.
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Overall 8
8.0

Cave Story 3D

Nintendo World Report
7 November 2011
  • Summary: The seminal side-scroller finally sees a retail release.
  • Pros: Ability to switch between polygonal characters and 2D sprites, Gorgeous 3D graphical upgrade, It has a new hat, Re-recorded music is good
  • Cons: Easily the most expensive way to play the game, No Curly Brace or Boss Rush modes, Things often look too dark
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Overall 8
8.0

Cave Story 3D is a Nice, if Unnecessary, Update to an Indie Classic

1UP
2 November 2011
  • Summary: New graphics don't add much to an already excellent adventure, but they don't hurt, either.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Official Nintendo Magazine
16 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Originally released for free on the Internet in 2004, Cave Story was the work of just one man: Japanese student Daisuke Amaya (AKA Pixel). Following the game's release, Cave Story fast gained a following, becoming one of the most successful and widely-acclaimed indie games.
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Overall 7
7.0

Recensione: Cave Story 3D

Wii Italia
9 January 2012
  • Summary: Cave Story: gioco creato da un singolo sviluppatore indipendente nel corso di cinque lunghi anni di lavoro solitario arriva anche su Nintendo 3DS nella sua prima incarnazione “retail”. Riuscirà a conquistare, oltre che lo spazio a scaffale, anche il cuore del pubblico?
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
8.8
Graphics 6
6.2
Sound 8
7.5

Cave Story 3D - Review

Gamezapp
6 January 2012
  • Summary: Es ist beeindruckend, was sich ein einzelner Japaner alles einfallen lassen hat. Genau genommen sind es keine besonders cleveren Ideen oder einzelnen Elemente, die Cave Story aufwerten: Das gesamte Spiel-Design ist herausragend und allenfalls für heutige Verhältnisse etwas biestig, siehe das...
  • Pros: sehr liebevoll durchdachtes Old-School-Spieldesign, dezent unterschiedliche Handlungsstränge sowie Enden, abwechslungsreiche Szenarien, charmante Präsentation
  • Cons: 3-D-Grafik wirkt aufgesetzt, Speicherpunkte nicht immer direkt vor einem Endgegner, spielerisch kaum Neuerungen gegenüber dem Freeware-Original
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 6
5.5
Sound 9
8.5
Lastability 7
7.0

Cave Story 3D

JeuxVideo.fr
18 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Malgré sa reconnaissance tardive sur consoles, Cave Story est une véritable icône de la scène indépendante sur PC depuis sa sortie en 2004. Ce titre gratuit est considéré par beaucoup comme une petite perle qui allie les genres.
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Overall 8
8.1

Expert Review

3djuegos.com
17 December 2011
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