Cave Story 3D embodies the unmistakable Cave Story feel in a new 3-dimensional form. The legendary game mechanics have been combined with cutting-edge handheld graphics and a remixed soundtrack to give it new life! Cave Story 3D is a side scrolling action adventure game inspired by the fan-favorite 2D original. Now in a full 3D world, Cave Story takes the proven 2D action, exploration into stereoscopic awesomeness. You wake up in a cave with no idea who you are or where you came from, but you know you must help a cute race of rabbit-like creatures beat the crap out of some crusty old doctor. -Simple yet intuitive game design packed with action adventure. Search for hidden weapons and power them up by collecting power-up crystals! -Attractive character designs combined with beautiful 3D environments. -Engaging storytelling that makes you want to play more and see more! -Newly added contents such as mysterious items and passages have been hidden throughout the game.
You know the old phrase, “Don’t mess with success”? Well, in the video game industry, it actually has some meaning behind it. Look at the Contra series, for instance. When it stayed true to its 2D roots, fans loved it and ate it up. The second Konami tried to screw with it and turn it into a 3D extravaganza, it collapsed under the weight of expectations and became a mess. Now, I know, sometimes you have to experiment to see what works (how else would Super Mario 64 have been made?), but you’ll need to keep some aspect of the gameplay tried and true in order to keep the game from failing. Maybe that’s why I like Cave Story 3D so much. A modernized remake of the independent PC development that came out in 2004... Read Review