Cave Story 3D Is A Nintendo 3DS Launch Window Title

By Spencer . February 10, 2011 . 10:00pm

Cave Story will get its first retail release and NIS America is publishing it. Cave Story 3D is a 2.5D remake of Cave Story with polygon environments and characters.

 

Here’s what the first cave looks like…

Cav002_01

 

… and concept art for the Nintendo 3DS version.

first_caves

Mimiga Village before…

mimigavillage

 

… and in 3D.

Mimiga_Village

 

This is the original egg corridor…

eggcorridor

… and what the area looks like on the Nintendo 3DS.

Egg_Corridor

Since this is a full remake, Quote is being redesigned as well. Each character has orthographic concept art approved by Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya. From top left to bottom right we have Quote, Curly Brace, Igor, and Misery.

 

quote_ortho curly igor misery

 

Nicalis has been working on Cave Story 3D for quite some time. In fact, the game is targeted for the Nintendo 3DS launch window in North America. We’ll have more about Cave Story 3D’s development and an interview with Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya tomorrow.


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