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Fans of Cave Story have been somewhat torn about the art style of the upcoming 3DS version, since part of the original game's charm was its retro visuals. But what if you could have the best of both worlds?
According to publisher NIS America, players will be able to swap between the 3DS-exclusive polygonal graphics and the old-school, sprite-based visuals. To see what difference that will make, check out the shots below comparing environments of the original and the 3DS version.Cave Story 3D was initially supposed to be released within the launch window of the 3DS, but now it's slated for August. Considering it's a remake of last year's excellent WiiWare version, it will probably be worth the wait.
(Source: Nintendo World Report)
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*twirls invisible beard* Yes, yes... Mr. Bigglesworth is pleased.
Awesome. Had they not included this, I probably would've just bought the original version off the e-Shop eventually anyway (will DSiWare games be available on it?). The game is worth that much IMO.
I tried the 3DS today at Gamestop... Hurt my head. But this game looks great, I should buy this for WiiWare at the very least.
I was hoping that this would be the case. I'm sure there would be a few complaints if you couldn't change the looks and sounds back to the original game. I would be one of those people.
Im glad that you can choose how you want to view it although the 3D version of it looks it pretty great
Wow, I'm fairly torn too... those updated graphics are mindblowing, but don't feel quite right
I thought they might consider doing this but I'm still surprised by this announcement. Very nice addition, I may just buy it when it releases.
the 3D version looks sick. and the original is a little harder to see. i'm torn.
I've heard Cave Story is amazing...but it'll take just a little bit more for me to blow $300 on a 3DS. I'm sure if they keep releasing intriguing games like this they'll sucker it out of me some time.
both look good but i'd pick 3d version if i had it no 3ds yet :/
Oh My god! I can't wait for this game!
Welp, it looks like I'll be getting a 3DS in August, then.
"Considering it's a remake of last year's excellent WiiWare version, it will probably be worth the wait." Take it back!! It's a remake of an excellent PC game!!