Cave Story 3D Gets Release Date, Out This August

By Colin Tan on April 28, 2011, 10:15PM EST

NIS America have unveiled the release date for Cave Story 3D, a remake of the classic side-scrolling adventure from Nicalis for the Nintendo 3DS, complete with - you guessed it - 3D visuals! The game has a street date of August 9, 2011 in North America. Europe gets it the following month.

"This game is inspiring. It's been a while since I played a game where I keep craving for more," says NIS America producer Jack Niida.

"Cave Story 3D has a mysterious charm, you will want to explore more and see what lurks deep inside the dungeon. Just be prepared, this game will refuel your passion towards video games once more."

Pitching in, Nicalis CEO and excecutive producer Victor Rodriguez said, "We're very excited to bring Cave Story to the Nintendo 3DS. Making the transition from 2D to 3D has been a challenge, but it has allowed us to further expand the Cave Story universe envisioned by Daisuke Amaya."

"I think fans will have a great time with the expanded world and characters brought to life in 3D."

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