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Spelunky Review

Derek Yu's roguelike platformer reveals two essential truths: Death is constant, and Vita makes a fantastic format for this kind of game.

Spelunky Speedrunner Makes Two of Its Hardest Challenges Look Like a Total Breeze

Jamie White eats these mines for breakfast.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #25-1

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

Rest Assured, Derek Yu Is Fully Involved With Spelunky 2

"I'm just as involved as I was in Spelunky 1."

Spelunky 2 is Happening

Looks like UFO 50 isn't the only project in the works from Derek Yu.

The Gateway Guide to Roguelikes

You keep hearing about "roguelikes," but what does that mean, exactly? Are they good? Should you care? We walk you through this burgeoning genre and recommend the best entry points.

Video Game Cheats 'n Beatums #2: Whip It Good

This week, USgamer's comic about serious video game matters tackles Spelunky.

Rogue Legacy and the Line Between Enjoyment and Addiction

At one point does a lot of gaming become too much? We explore the line between enjoyment and addiction.

Local Multiplayer is Gaming's Holy Grail

And, until recently, argues Eurogamer's Jeffrey Matulef, the industry had completely forgotten about it.

Spelunky Review

Derek Yu's roguelike platformer reveals two essential truths: Death is constant, and Vita makes a fantastic format for this kind of game.

Learning Vital Life Skills from Spelunky

Eurogamer's Chris Donlan contemplates what Spelunky might have to teach his imminently arriving new daughter.

Spelunky's PC Port Features Global Daily Challenges

The upcoming PC port of the enhanced Xbox 360 version of the freeware PC platformer will enjoy yet more enhancements.

PlayStation Vita Wants to Kill Me, and I'm OK With That

The benighted Vita made an impressive showing at this year's E3, even if everything I played was curiously hostile.