Big Spelunky News!

By: Brandon McCartin (BMcC)

On: September 2nd, 2009

Spelunky! First of all, Derek Yu‘s super popular platformer-roguelike Spelunky has finally reached version 1.0! I’m assuming everyone here has played the game. If not, give it a try already — it’s one of the best freeware titles ever, absolutely.

You can find the latest version here, at Spelunky World.

The other, almost bigger news is: Spelunky will be coming to XBLA in 2010. Derek says, “it’s going to be much more than a straight port of the PC game – I’m planning on stuffing it with new graphics, audio, and other features for XBLA users.” The game will be developed under his new label, Mossmouth. (Support of the original will continue, of course!)

All in all, pretty exciting. Check Spelunky World for more information as it’s released.

  • undertech

    Will Super Joe still make the credits for the XBLA version?

  • Mix

    This is pretty cool news, going to XBLA. I own a PS3 so I can’t play it on the console, but 1.0 on the PC sure is nice, I like the small detail changes you made.

    Congratulations, wishing for your continued success. :D

  • Tye The Czar

    Come on, Derek. Just WHEN are you going to make some big bugfixes that are overdue for Eternal Daughter?
    I know that game is about 4 to 5 years old, but seriously!

  • Alan Gordon

    Good heavens, I will never stop spelunking.

  • Derek

    Thanks for the kind words, guys! :’)

    Hope to do you proud!

  • XBLA sucks

    Fucking XBLA fail.

  • Firesword

    Good work Dork Yu, ops i mean Derek Yu..


  • someonespecial

    @ all the people who are requesting PSN and WiiWare releases: You do realize this shit costs money (and time), right? It’s not like you can go “So yeah, I’m an indie dev without corporate backing, and I’m making this game and I’m gonna release it on this and this and this platform” I don’t know the exact figures but I’m sure an “average person” simply couldn’t afford it.

  • Sparky

    Hey, congratulations, Derek! This is wonderful news. I’ve always loved this game, and it totally deserves it.

  • mr

    This game reminds me of a quote from a famous game from about a decade ago. Not the game itself, just the quote:

    “This castle is a creature of chaos. It may take many incarnations.”