Best Version of the Game?

Nov 17, 2018 at 11:49 AM
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Which is the best version of the game Cave Story on wiiware or Cave Story +? Im trying to figure out which one to get
Nov 17, 2018 at 3:15 PM
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Cave Story + without a doubt. Has more features, and last I recalled the wiiware version is full of bugs that haven't been fixed for quite a long time.
Nov 17, 2018 at 3:52 PM
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is it even still possible to *buy* cave story wiiware?
Nov 17, 2018 at 4:19 PM
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is it even still possible to *buy* cave story wiiware?
It's probably still out there, but the wii store ends next year.
Nov 17, 2018 at 4:46 PM
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Cave Story+ if you want to go with a beginning
but if you look for something fresh, try Cave Story 3D.
Nov 17, 2018 at 5:13 PM
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Not to mention CS+ is literally the Wiiware port, but on PC. You're not missing much if you pick that.
Nov 18, 2018 at 5:59 AM
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I play the 3DS version and the Freeware Version and I dont have problems with either ones the 3DS one feels better and I have it for on the go but the freeware version is where I do all my runs and stuff so id say the freeware
Dec 27, 2018 at 4:20 PM
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The switch version is the best, but it goes for 20-30 dollars, and you have to have a switch.
Dec 28, 2018 at 12:20 AM
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Yeah, the best commercial release of CS is the Switch version, without a doubt.
Mar 21, 2019 at 3:39 AM
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as you know cave story has been re-released many times, but what are the versions you would and would not recommend to a new player? why and why not? (maybe take price, gameplay, features, and the experience from that version into consideration)
Mar 21, 2019 at 4:03 AM
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I thought we had this thread like 2 months ago?

In any case:

Worst is Wiiware because upscaled graphics somehow manages to look WORSE than the original, and the soundtrack was butchered from a decent chiptune set, to a droned out badly mixed, and underimpressive OST that only managed to have one justifyable decent track (moonsong).

Best is CSE2 because 60FPS (togglable), Widescreen (also togglable), Not shitty text alpha blending, works on literally almost anything because self-compilable, and is super easy to modify to match how you want to play the game. (I don't think you can drag and drop OSTs from other versions of the game, at least not yet but I can't imagine it being hard to set up since we have freeware compatible .dll source code for that)
Mar 21, 2019 at 6:11 AM
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my bad if this was asked before, i havent really been checking here all too often haha. thanks for the answers though, a friend was interested in cave story and asked me what and what not to avoid, and this helped.
Mar 28, 2019 at 12:01 AM
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switch version or the original freeware. if you don't have a switch but want more stuff than the freeware, go with cave story+ on steam. it's not as good, but it's good enough.