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Indie dev accidentally reveals dark UI for Nintendo Switch, announces Cave Story

by Ron Duwell | January 20, 2017January 20, 2017 12:20 pm PDT

Poor Nicalis only wanted to creatively announce that two of its excellent ports, Cave Story and 1001 Spikes, were coming to the Nintendo Switch alongside The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+. However, it landed itself in hot water by accidentally revealing the Nintendo Switch’s dark UI long before Nintendo had planned for it to be revealed.

Nicalis deleted the Tweet, but like an elephant, the Internet loves peanuts and is afraid of mice.

Nintendo Switch UI

Oops! It’s awfully dark, isn’t it? Considering we’ve other screenshots of it being white, it’s safe to assume that you’ll be able to customize the background color or themes, just like other current consoles.

Buying Cave Story again despite it being free

How many times have we been able to purchase Cave Story now? The original indie game was first released for free on the Internet back in 2004, but since then, enhanced versions and console ports have been slapped with a price tag. They apparently sell quite well also since Cave Story is coming to yet another platform.

It’s free, people! You don’t have to pay for it! Just go to the official website, and download it! But… but… then I can’t play it portably…


Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...