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Good news for fans of retro platformers: The XBLA version of Spelunky finally has a release date, and it will be here soon!
Major Nelson quietly announced Spelunky's release date in his rundown of what's coming to XBLA soon, and we couldn't be happier. Spelunky is a novel, rogue-like indie platformer that features randomized levels. You only get one life to see how far you can make it through the sprawling underground cave system, but since the levels are different every time you play it, starting over isn't as frustrating as it sounds.
The XBLA version will feature updated graphics, new music, and a new 4-person multiplayer mode. If that's not enough to get you excited, check out the trailer below. Or even better, try the free PC version for yourself.
Spelunky will be available on XBLA on July 4, making it a perfect way to spend your evening after you're done eating hotdogs and blowing up stuff with fireworks.
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A lot of great Indie games lately, and I love the ones of this retro style. I'll be sure to check it.
Goodness is running
Mario meets Minecraft, Minecraft meets...?
Cool! Since I'll already download so much on XBLA with the summer of arcade, I think I'll get the free PC version
this game looks so cool and i have never even heard of it
Sweet another good free game pointed out by GI. Guess I'll download that. Thanks.
Yes!! I'm all over this. I'll have to get this once I get back from camping.
Never heard of it, but the concept sounds great and it seems to have good art direction and polish, something I usually miss in these types of games.
OMG Meatboy was at the end! i wonder if he's an unlockable?