The idea of Shovel Knight and Shantae mixing it up in the world of Blaster Master seems strange… until you see it in action. Thanks to clever execution the implementation looks as natural as ever in Blaster Master Zero, which will be adding the pair of indie stars over the course of the next month.
Developer Yacht Club Games is still working hard on Shovel Knight, and there are some big plans in store this year. Chief among them is the announcement that the newly-titled Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment are coming to Nintendo Switch. Read on for details.
Just like the Plague of Shadows campaign featuring a playable Plague Knight, Shovel Knight has more in the works that will be unlockable once they're ready to go. Yacht Club Games is currently developing the Specter Knight and King Knight campaigns, and they showed a quick gif of the latter in action on Twitter. Hit the jump for more.
I have yet to get on the amiibo train, but if there's one that might sway me, it's Shovel Knight. Revealed during a presentation at Nintendo's [email protected] event, Yacht Club Games' NES-style platforming hero is getting his very own amiibo that unlocks special features in the 3DS and Wii U versions of Shovel Knight.. Video and more after the jump.
The Kickstarter campaign for Koji Igarashi's Castlevania-style Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night ended massively, clearing every stretch goal for a grand total of $5,545,991. Yep, Iga broke Kickstarter records, making it the most successful crowd-funded game software on the site. More after the jump.
Shovel Knight may be getting a battle with God of War's Kratos on Sony systems, but Microsoft is getting its own special encounter when the platformer hits Xbox One. Yacht Club Games announced that the Battletoads—stars of developer Rare's notoriously difficult games—will be joining in on the action. Hit the jump for a teaser and more.
Fans of Shovel Knight can look forward to some more content on the horizon. Developer Yacht Club Games made a few announcements on its site, including details on the first set of stretch goal content: Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows. Hit the jump for more.
Platformer fans and Kickstarter backers who have been patiently waiting on the European and Australian release of Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight can rest a bit easier. An exact date hasn't been nailed down yet, but a Kickstarter update announced plans to release the game on Wii U and 3DS in both regions in November. Hit the jump for more.
We've been pumped about NES-style platformer Shovel Knight since it was first announced, but it did hit some roadblocks along the way that kept pushing its release back. Thankfully that's all behind us, as developer Yacht Club Games announced a June 26 launch date for a couple versions. Hit the jump for more!
In March Yacht Club Games' announced that its Kickstarter-funded platformer Shovel Knight would miss its March 31 release date by a few weeks. Now, according to Yacht Club's Twitter, the final build is done and gearing up to be submitted. More after the jump.
Developer Yacht Club Games used the Shovel Knight Kickstarter page to announce the results of a tough decision. Originally slated to debut on March 31, the crowd-funded platformer is being delayed a few weeks. Hit the jump for more.
Shovel Knight is now in alpha, and will arrive on Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, and PC on March 31, putting its launch just a few days after that of Dark Souls II. Hit the jump for the latest trailer.
Shovel Knight has developer Yacht Club Games working around the clock. As Yacht Club's Sean Velasco confirmed with Destructoid, the Kickstarter-funded game is set to launch in early 2014. Read on for more.
Despite the fact that it's loaded with current and upcoming releases, Nintendo's indie game eShop sizzle reel is kind of a blast from the past. See quick previews of Shovel Knight, Pier Solar HD, and more after the jump.