The 2014 indie hit Shovel Knight paid homage to the Nintendo Entertainment System’s pixel art and game design, but its developers also wanted to polish up the harsh edges of 1980s platform games. In this excerpt from Boss Fight Books’ new book Shovel Knight, out today, author David L. Craddock speaks to the four…
A new blog post from the makers of the excellent 2D platformer Shovel Knight breaks down the game’s sales in surprising detail.
You asked (right?) and First 4 Figures has happily obliged with not just one, but three 15 inch tall replicas from Shovel Knight. I’m not sure why you’d be in the market for one of these but if you are you could probably do much worse.
Today’s Nintendo Indies Summer Showcase, or “Nindies,” didn’t bring many Earth-shattering revelations, but did share news of a few fun ports. And if you were looking forward to some new games—we hope you like platformers!
If you need a break from finding creative ways to kill Bokoblins in Breath of the Wild, allow me to suggest a different type of game: Specter of Torment, a new standalone Shovel Knight expansion that’s just as good if not better than the original.
Shovel Knight will be released on the Nintendo Switch. The popular platformer is also getting a slew of additional modes as well as new name and price.
Speedrunning charity event Awesome Games Done Quick is in full swing and already producing some amazing runs. Yesterday, a speedrun race between two Shovel Knight players stole the show.
Check out this detailed blog post by the team behind Shovel Knight digging into how they localized the game for Japan. So many rad little details. Sleep bubbles!
Two years after blowing everyone away with the buttery retro platformer Shovel Knight, the developers at Yacht Club Games just won’t stop releasing free new stuff.
Want to play Shovel Knight’s new Plague Knight DLC right away? There’s a secret code to unlock it, courtesy of developers Yacht Club.
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.
Sometimes you love a game so much you've just gotta create a short animated holiday special based on it, and so we have Wind-up Dog Animation's short but sweet Shovel Knight Animated Holiday Special.
Nice! The excellent action/platformer Shovel Knight is coming to PS4, PS3 and Vita. Also, it looks like a certain God of War will make a cameo appearance.
If you want to play a prank on your friend using an exploit, you'd better actually know how to use that exploit. Also, we've got clips from Forza Horizon 2, Counter-Strike, and an update from today's League of Legends World Championship match!
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.
The excellent Shovel Knight already feels like it was time-warped in from the late 1980s. Why not give it a period-appropriate tips video?
Well now this is just the best.