Spelunky 2’s first few levels are now friendlier

Do you feel Spelunky 2 seeds have been a bit more generous these past few days? A little less keen to murder you the second you cross the cave’s welcome mat? That’s not luck with the RNG, that’s the blessing of designer Derek Yu. After talking last week about plans to tweak the first few levels, turns out he quietly released a patch doing just that the next day with less fanfare. Surprise! (more…)

Spelunky 2 daily: Well, it could have been worse

The Daily Death is a daily series of videos in which Graham attempts the Spelunky 2 daily challenge. Today’s Daily Death is a return to form, if that “form” is steady mediocrity. What I’m saying is, I reach beyond world one, but not much further. I’m much (but not that much) better than this. (more…)

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Spelunky 2’s online multiplayer will arrive after launch

Spelunky 2 launches on PC next week, but you’ll be tackling its randomised platformer dungeons solo for a few weeks after that. “Our online multiplayer had a bit of a rocky start on PS4,” Mossmouth say, and they’ve decided to hold that element out of the PC release temporarily instead of delaying the launch of the game entirely. Mossmouth and BlitWorks anticipate that online multiplayer will be ready for PC within a few weeks. (more…)

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Spelunky 2: how to turn off ‘always run’

Spelunky 2’s run function is on by default, but this can make it a little tougher to make the intricate movements required of you in the game. Thankfully, this isn’t the only way to play. Here’s how to turn off the ‘always run’ function in Spelunky 2. (more…)

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Spelunky 2 is out on PS4 today, and PC later this month

Hip hip hooray, Spelunky 2 is out today! On PlayStation 4. Not on PC. We won’t get it on PC for another fortnight. But… this does mean you can now read reviews of the dungeon-diving platformer and watch other people play and all that, if you don’t mind first seeing its surprises through someone else’s eyes. Myself, I read the start of one review, enough to sustain my excitement, and will now avert my eyes until the 29th. (more…)

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Spelunky 2 launches for PC on September 29th

There’s good news in the world of cartoon-y death dungeons today. Spelunky 2 has a PC release date and it’s actually just a bit earlier than I’d speculated. The sequel to the well-loved procedural-generated cave escape will launch for PC players before the end of this month. (more…)