VIDEO: "Shovel Knight" Trailer Wears Its Influences on Its Sleeve

Platformer set to arrive on PC, 3DS, and Wii U this winter

Yacht Club Games' Kickstarted Shovel Knight platformer already looks like the best thing ever, and the latest trailer absolutely reinforces that. You'll see healthy doses of its many influences within, from The Legend of Zelda II and Ducktales to the more obvious comparisons like Mega Man

 

 

Shovel Knight is destined for PC, Wii U, and 3DS this winter, and stretch goals also locked it down for Mac and Linux, among other bonus goodies. 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.

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