Spelunky coming to PS3/Vita this summer

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#1 Edited by Seb (387 posts) -
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Another indie game for the vita!! I'm actually really excited for portable Spelunky.

Via Polygon

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#2 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7097 posts) -

Awesome. I was thinking of finally getting it and now I'll just wait for the Vita version.

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#3 Edited by probablytuna (4619 posts) -

Man Sony really is doing a splendid job convincing developers to port the game over. Loving it!

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#4 Posted by Zaccheus (1909 posts) -

That's going to be a fucking awesome Vita game.

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#5 Edited by djou (895 posts) -

I wonder how this will play on the Vita's small screen? It would be amazing if this were a cross buy game. I'm there.

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#6 Posted by cloudymusic (1699 posts) -

Awesome news. This will make a fantastic handheld game, and exposing more people to it is always a good thing.

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#7 Posted by GS_Dan (1435 posts) -

Oh neat, that sounds like a good fit for the platform.

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#8 Edited by periahdark (139 posts) -

I was just talking about wishing Spelunky came to PSN the other day and now I find this. Awesome! Looks like it would be a great game to play on the Vita. Wake Up Club is the only thing keeping that thing with a charge after I finished P4G.

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#9 Posted by Blargonaut (174 posts) -

I am really excited about this and I am really tempted to get a Vita for this and Hotline Miami. I have downtime at work and earning trophies on the go would be fun!

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#10 Edited by Optix12 (665 posts) -

@blargonaut: Theres also guacamelee and thomas was alone as your indie titles as well as potentially fez (potentially). My time consumer for my Vita has been persona 3 portable (a psp game) as well as persona 4.

With all the games ive listed I would still suggest you wait til the sony e3 conference. They have announced a drop for japan which has worked well for them while the "west" market still struggles horribly so there should be some form of drop or incentive to get a vita then.

edit: on topic, I missed this on XBLA so if im lucky enough to get this on PS+ then I would be as happy as I am today getting catherine. or else I would eventually get it like I will do with guacamelee.

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#11 Posted by Rafaelfc (2117 posts) -

Between this and Hotline Miami I expect a surplus of thrown Vitas out there!

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#12 Posted by ezdude (416 posts) -

Prepare to die on the Vita.

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#13 Posted by turboman (8813 posts) -

I need to trade in my Wii U for a Vita

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#14 Posted by Darji (5412 posts) -

You can add PC as well. Finally^^

Spelunky is Coming Home... to the PC!

The original "roguelike platformer" is returning to the place where it all started. This summer, PC owners will be able to play the XBLA reboot of Spelunky that won the 2012 IGF "Excellence in Design" Award, as well as Game of the Year Awards from publications like Gamespot and Edge. Spelunky will launch on Steam and GOG, followed shortly by the Humble Store.

Thank you to everyone who has supported Spelunky thus far - we're eternally grateful to fans of Spelunky Classic (which will remain free) and to our fans on the Xbox 360. We can't wait for PC, PS3, and PS Vita owners to join the HD adventure!

See you this summer!

http://spelunkyworld.com/cominghome/

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#15 Posted by BeachThunder (14150 posts) -

Fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinally.

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#16 Posted by cloudymusic (1699 posts) -

So happy for this. This was one of the last (non-shmup) 360 games that I couldn't get on PC, and I'll probably be working on this game for years to come. I feel a lot better about the generation shift now.

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#17 Posted by NekuCTR (1712 posts) -

soon...

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#18 Posted by ScientificPizza (2296 posts) -
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#19 Posted by beepmachine (631 posts) -

Well July has come and gone, and no sign of Spelunky anywhere. I guess it's been delayed till august? I've been searching for more information on this as the end of the month approached, and even asked mossmouth on twitter what was up, but it's been nothing but silence.

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#20 Edited by oodli (131 posts) -

Maybe they've hit a development wall? Critical bugs or something? We'll probably hear something about it soon.

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#21 Posted by Angouri (241 posts) -

They talked about it on PS blogcast a few weeks ago. It wasn't ready in time for their PS Play promotion, but they said they would talk about it soon. Maybe a Fall promotion?

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#22 Edited by Dixego (411 posts) -

I can't wait for this thing to come to PS3 I LITERALLY CAN'T WAIT :(

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#23 Posted by MeierTheRed (5108 posts) -

So the summer has come and gone, and i just got a Vita not long ago. Now i'm sitting here staring at the European PSN store with the Spelunky page up.

I'm pretty sure this game was a cross buy at some point wasn't it? It doesn't say that anywhere in the description. However on the US PSN Store, it does. So i'm conflicted here weather or not to pull the trigger on it, i would like to have access to both versions.

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