Why Spelunky is the best game I’ve ever played

This is a repost of a blog I wrote in early 2014. It is no less true today…in fact, I’ve only fallen more in love with Spelunky.

I’ve been trying for days, weeks even, to come up with a way to open this review/gushing/whatever that was as perfect as the game it’s about, but I’ve decided that it’s simply not possible. So, I’m just going to make a really bold statement to summarize…