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Spelunker HD
6.8 out of 10

Spelunker HD

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Overall 9
8.5

Spelunker HD

Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Do you go to message boards and complain that video games are too easy these days? Do you talk to your friends about how quickly you master game after game? Are you someone who complains they are bored? Are you seeking a challenge?
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Overall 8
7.5

Glutton For Punishment

TotalPlayStation.com
14 September 2012
  • Conclusion: Spelunker HD caters to old-school gamers unapologetically, and if you and your friends fit into that category you will be well rewarded. The new levels ratchet up the challenge to Herculean levels.
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Overall 7
7.0

Spelunker HD review

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Tons of content, Multiplayer, Soul-eviscerating difficulty
  • Cons: Remixed music, Nothing new, Hair-ripping, puppy-strangling difficulty
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Cave of Wonders

GameCritics.com
22 November 2011
  • Conclusion: How is the spelunker supposed to get back to the surface?
  • Pros: Completing all ten stages of a new area on the first attempt.
  • Cons: 10,000 feet so far.
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Overall 7
6.5

Expert Review

GamingNexus
4 January 2011
  • Summary: I should have known what I was getting myself into.   When I reviewed the 1985 original, I proclaimed that "Spelunker is Satan's love letter to NES owners."  I contested that the punishing gameplay and cheap deaths had no place in the 21st century, ultimately suggesting people pass on reliving the...
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Overall 2
2.0

Spelunker HD

Defunct Games
24 December 2010
  • Summary: Fans of the original Spelunker may get a kick out of the new graphics, but the punishing difficulty keeps this remake from being much fun. Even with multiplayer gameplay, the trial and error level designs make things harder than they should be.
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Overall 8
7.5

Caverns of Despair

TotalPlayStation.com
20 December 2010
  • Conclusion: Spelunker HD caters to old-school gamers unapologetically, and if you fit into that category, and especially if you have friends that do too, you will be well rewarded for your $10 investment. Wimps need not apply though!
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Overall 7
7.4
Design 8
7.7
Gameplay 7
7.0

Spelunker HD

GameTrailers
7 December 2010
  • Excerpt: Spelunker was a child of the '80s, burglarizing tombs and dying with pizzazz across multiple platforms. Like one particular Indiana Jones sequel, he's been resurrected to do it again, with some modern trappings to go along with the old school gumption.
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Overall 7
7.0

Spelunker HD PS3 Review

DarkZero
26 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Retro video games are a bittersweet treat. In some instances, that touch of nostalgia can really lift the spirits of an afternoon stay home. In others, it can frustrate you with unforgiving traps, jumps that require point-blank accuracy, and a strong reliance on your own wits to guide yourself in...
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Overall 7
7.0

Spelunker HD Review

PALGN
26 August 2011
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