Shovel Knight dev Yacht Club Games has announced the release date for their game’s upcoming expansion: September 17. Plague of Shadows will feature a new character, the Plague Knight, and will be released for all versions of Shovel Knight in a free update. Trailer for it is above, in case you missed it last month.
Shovel Knight has finally hit Xbox One, PS4, PS3 and Vita. If you don’t have a Wii U, 3DS or PC, you can finally play one of the best indie games of 2014. However, Xbox and PlayStation owners didn’t wait for nothing—the new versions have a unique, platform-specific boss fight. Here’s how to unlock it. »
Playing through Shovel Knight earlier this year made me feel like a badass. "I still have my old school Megaman 2 chops!" I thought to myself. But then I remembered that speedrunners exist, and now my paltry win in the game doesn't feel nearly as cool. »
Shovel Knight is a video game about a knight who carries a shovel. It's an NES game released 25 years too late. It's the type of platformer that a whole lot of people have been craving for a very long time. »
Retro platformer Shovel Knight is out on 3DS, PC and Wii U on Thursday. It had quite the journey—first slated for 2013 September, the game's release date was then moved to the following Winter, then to March 2014, and finally to June 26. Now, Shovel Knight is here, and so is its release trailer. Watch it above. »
Shovel Knight hits PC, Wii U, and 3DS on March 31, which should be good news if you've been itching for some high quality retro-platformin' action. Also, there's a lovely new trailer for you to watch above. Enjoy! »
At their E3-Direct presentation today, Nintendo revealed a list of games we'll be seeing on the Wii U eShop this year. It's... diverse, to say the least. »
Shovel Knight is one of the many indie games that caught my eye at last weekend's PAX East. It's the only one that had me thinking Zelda II, though the retro-loving developers at Yacht Club Games also cite DuckTales and Mega Man as influences. »