Last weekend I revisited Cave Story after almost 6 years, and it has proved an interesting experience. Even today, the thing that stands out of that game is its sense of consistency and confidence, as well as its sense of progression. A sense of progression that is spatial, insofar as it gradually opens you up to the mysteries of the island, and mechanical in the sense that that sense of discovery is finely adjusted to the challenges and your resources. I still think that last part of the test is a little bit too much, kinda like a drum solo…

Tomás Grau de Pablos

Jugador, Doctor y estudioso de los videojuegos/Player, Phd. and Video Game Scholar

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