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The past few years have ushered in a renaissance for punishingly hard games, with titles like Super Meat Boy and Dark Souls finding both critical success and dedicated audiences. As a fan of both games, I was excited to take on the XBLA version of Derek Yu’s indie rogue-like platformer, Spelunky. While the new, lighthearted art style and spot-on controls don’t disappoint, my long, hard slog to the end credits left me with a stark realization: Spelunky is too hard for its own good. Originally released as a freeware PC title in 2008, Spelunky’s main draw is its randomized environments


  • Name: Spelunky
  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • 4 Players
  • Developer: Mossmouth
  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios
  • Genre: Action
  • Release Date: 7/4/2012
  • ESRB: T
  • Offline Multiplayer:
    • Cooperative: 4-Player
    • Competitive: 4-Player
  • Online Multiplayer:
Accessibility Features
  • Subtitles: No
  • [cc]: No
  • Colorblind Mode: No
  • Multiple Difficulty Settings: No
  • In-game Help/Hint System: No
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