This week on The Short Game, we discuss indie gaming touchstone Cave Story.

Cave Story illustration squareIf you’ve played games on a computer in the last decade, odds are you’ve played or at least heard of Cave Story. If not, there’s never been a better time to try it as it’s now available in multiple versions on multiple platforms. Cave Story harkens back to the great “Metroidvania” games of the 16-bit era, drawing its influence from Castlevania, Metroid, Legend of Zelda, and many other classics, but adds a more modern feel and great, colorful characters and story. Originally a freeware game for Windows, the game has been ported and re-made on multiple platforms including the Nintendo Wii and 3DS.

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Cave Story is available on the following platforms:

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