NIS America delayed Cave Story 3D two months, which pushes the game ever so slightly out of the Nintendo 3DS launch window. Cave Story 3D will debut on August 9 in North America with a PAL release following in September.
"Despite having the title Cave Story, a lot of the game didn’t feel like you’re in a cave. The atmosphere for the 3DS has the feel of a cave," Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya said in an interview with Siliconera. Take a look at the first batch of Cave Story 3D screens and see if you agree or disagree with the game’s creator.
For more on Cave Story 3D check our hands-on impressions of the Nintendo 3DS version and Amaya’s reflections on developing the cult classic.