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    Friday August 28, 2015
  • "Shovel Knight" Gets an amiibo That Unlocks Co-Op

    Shovel Knight becomes first indie game amiibo

    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.

  • Saturday June 13, 2015
  • Shovel Knight Digs His Way into "Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night"

    Koji Igarashi's Castlevania-style action is due out in 2017

    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.

  • Thursday March 5, 2015
  • "Shovel Knight" Fights Alongside Battletoads on Xbox One

    Xbox One version set for April

    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.

  • Tuesday March 3, 2015
  • "Shovel Knight" Gets a Powerful Plush and Playable Plague Knight DLC

    PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Vita versions dated for April 21

    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.

  • Wednesday October 15, 2014
  • "Shovel Knight" Leaps and Digs Its Way to Europe, Australia Next Month

    Yacht Club Games provides instructions for securing download vouchers

    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.

  • Friday June 6, 2014
  • NES-Style Platformer "Shovel Knight" Release Set for June 26

    Yacht Club previews box art and instruction manual

    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!

  • Monday May 5, 2014
  • NES-Style Platformer "Shovel Knight" is Ready to Go

    Yacht Club Games' final build is done, submitting it comes next

    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.

  • Thursday March 13, 2014
  • "Shovel Knight" Platformer Hit with a Slight Delay

    Kickstarter-funded game was originally slated for March 31

    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.

  • Thursday January 23, 2014
  • VIDEO: "Shovel Knight" Platformer is Lookin' Good, Arrives in March

    Kickstarter-funded game heads to Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, and PC

    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.

  • Saturday November 30, 2013
  • NES-Style Platformer "Shovel Knight" Confirmed for Early 2014 Release

    Kickstarter-funded game comes from former WayForward talent

    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. 

  • Thursday November 14, 2013
  • VIDEO: Nintendo eShop Trailer Shows Off Downloadable Indie Lineup

    "Shovel Knight," "Shantae," and more previewed in sizzle reel

    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.

  • Saturday October 5, 2013
  • 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 can see healthy doses of its many influences after the jump.

  • Sunday May 12, 2013
  • Yacht Club Games Reveals All Eight "Shovel Knight" Bosses

    Mega Man style platformer is heading to PC, 3DS, Wii U, and more

    Yacht Club Games had an exceedingly successful Kickstarter experience with Shovel Knight. The NES-style platformer that pulls inspiration from Mega ManCastlevania, and even Dark Souls, managed to raise over $300,000 by the end of its crowd-funding, and now we can take a look at the full boss roster. Check 'em out past the break.

  • Sunday April 14, 2013
  • NES-Style Platformer "Shovel Knight" Gets Funded at Over $300,000

    Yacht Club Games blazes through most of the stretch goals

    The Kickstarter campaign for Yacht Club Games' NES-style platformer Shovel Knight is officially a success. The crowd-funding effort came to an end well beyond its initial $75,000 goal, raking in a grand total of $311,502. Read on for more!

  • Monday April 8, 2013
  • NES-Style Platformer "Shovel Knight" Hits Mac and Linux Version Goal

    Yacht Club Games' 8-bit love letter gets a couple new platforms

    With Yacht Club Games' 8-bit love letter Shovel Knight hitting its Kickstarter goal about a week ago, the smooth sailing through stretch goals continues. The campaign is in its final week, but the most recently cleared goal ensures the platformer will make its way to Mac and Linux. More after the jump.