Terry Cavanagh’s gravity-bending platformer VVVVVV will be coming to Nintendo’s 3D handheld, thanks to a recent publishing deal with Nicalis. VVVVVV was released last September and quickly garnered attention for its cute retro graphics and incredible difficulty. You control a lost space captain out to rescue his missing crew. The game’s selling point is its simple control scheme. There’s no jumping, just a single button for reversing gravity. Frequent and forgiving checkpoints make each dastardly platforming challenge a one-time-only affair, but I'm still certain I wound up with a few gray hairs after my harrowing journey through VVVVVV. The 3DS version, which will feature a 3D perspective mode and a real-time map on the second screen, will be distributed digitally by Nicalis in the Nintendo...

Nintendo 3DS Gets $80 Price Cut on August 12

Those of you on the fence about Nintendo's 3DS, your wait may soon be over: Starting August 12, the price of the system will fall from its current $249.99...

10 by Andrew Cunningham on 7/28/2011

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