Nicalis shows off Ikachan on 3DS

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Oct 12, 2012
  1. soulx
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    https://twitter.com/nicalis/status/256262400104337409/photo/1
     
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    Cave Story V2?
     
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    http://www.cavestory.org/othergames_ikachan.php
     
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    I haven't heard of this, is this some kind of (pre/se)quel to Cave Story, or what other relations does it have with it? (Other than using the same engine and being coded by the same guy)















    In other news
     
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    The tileset somehow reminds me of the one used in Metroid on the NES...

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    ...or is it just me?
     
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    I thought some metroid game at first as I looked at the picture, but when I saw the HUD and character, thought cave story of some sort, art is too much alike anyways.

    Thanks for the link Rydian, that explains it.
     
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    The only connections are Ironhead (waterway boss) and The Ikachans (Squids) surrounding him.
     
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    About damn time Ikachan is being ported to the 3DS. Wonder why the screen looks like that
     
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    Looked just like Cave Story to me.
     
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    If you follow this blog at all, you may recall that we’ve been working on Ikachan in between projects. What originally started out as a DSiWare game has now also grown to be a Nintendo 3DS eShop game, too.

    Wait, is it a different game? Why two versions? No, it’s no a different game and not really two versions.

    I need to rewind a bit and given some background. When the eShop was launched, players could (and still can) purchase DSiWare games on their 3DS. This is pretty cool, but there’s a big issue for me, personally. The DSi has a resolution of 256×192 (top screen) while the 3DS has a resolution of 400×240(let’s say 320×240 for this discussion). If you divide 320 by 256, you get 1.25–basically, the length is about 25-percent more on the 3DS (talking QVGA resolution here). What that means is that if we want DSi games to run full-screen on a 3DS, they need to be stretched by an additional 25-percent over the maximum.



    http://blog.nicalis.com/2012/10/warez-ikachan-on-3ds/
     
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    Global Moderator BORTZ wtf, nintendo

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    OHHH thats what that is. That picture was really confusing to me.
     
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    I've only been acquainted with them for a couple days, but I'm really starting to like Nicalis...
     
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    VVVVVV, Cave Story and now this, thanks Nicalis, you made my day :)

    That's amazing and makes me think,
    if Cave story can have a prequel/sequel,
    can VVVVVV have one too?
     
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