Originally released as freeware in 2004, Cave Story is one of the most well-known independently developed Japanese games, featuring gameplay and visuals inspired by the aesthetics of the NES era.
Developer: Daisuke “Pixel” Amaya Publisher: Nicalis Available on: Most modern platforms you’d care to mention
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