Cave Story creator Daisuke Amaya of Studio Pixel has released an enhanced iOS edition of his game Azarashi for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, available through the Apple App Store. Azarashi challenges you to a game of darts where the very lives of adorable seals are at stake.
Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya's November 3 presentation "Behind the Scenes of Cave Story" has been archived on the Nico Nico Video service. The thirty-minute talk delivered to a full audience of Tokyo game enthusiasts was moderated by Takumi Naramura of Nigoro and Shoji Nakamura of Asterizm.
Earlier today VikingGuitar (Erik Peabody) released a new heavy metal game cover album through Bandcamp called "Made of Metal," honoring "the most badass robots in video game history."
Cave Story will be released for Nintendo DSiWare in Japan on November 22 by La-Mulana domestic publisher Asterizm. A new trailer for the game featuring some original animation has been uploaded to YouTube by Japanese developer Nigoro.
For the third annual independent games music chat, IGF judge Emily Ridgway discusses music for indie games with Baiyon, Darren Korb, Mattias Haggstrom Gerdt and Daniel Olsen.
Johnny Greenwood of the band Radiohead offers a list of his top ten favorite games of all time.
From the same Sebastian Wolff responsible for the World of Goo piano medley comes his Cave Story piano medley. The YouTube video appears on the blog of Nicalis, the company currently putting the finishing touches on the WiiWare port of the game.