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5:45 PM on 01.22.2014

Shovel Knight unearths new trailer, coming in late March

The team at Yacht Club Games, bless'em, are planning to make this March a little more magical with the release of Shovel Knight. Today, the developer announced the groundbreaking new title is nearing the final stretch of dev...

Kyle MacGregor


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7:00 PM on 12.25.2013

Zubaz is a secret boss in Shovel Knight

Last time I wrote a story about Zubaz, I royally goofed things up, requiring a lovely and talented man named "Woolie" to send me private messages until I got the story straight. I promise that I haven't made the same mistakes...

Jonathan Holmes

7:00 AM on 11.30.2013

Shovel Knight confirmed for release in early 2014

Shovel Knight will launch early next year, Sean Velasco of Yacht Club Games confirmed to Destructoid. The development team is presently working around the clock as the project approaches its alpha phase. Velasco says the game...

Kyle MacGregor

3:00 PM on 10.05.2013

Shovel Knight trailer showcases new enemies, environments

Shovel Knight has a shiny new trailer and just in time for IndieCade. Yacht Club Games is on hand at the international games festival in Los Angeles this weekend, showcasing the Blue Bomber astride a myriad of other indie games at the Nintendo booth. The groundbreaking new title is aiming to release this winter for Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, and PC.

Kyle MacGregor

4:00 AM on 07.10.2013

Shovel Knight update reveals female Shield Knight

Through updates on Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight Kickstarter page, we've gotten familiar with the lineup of the very Mega Man-ish Order of No Quarter. That doesn't mean there aren't still surprises left in store! Yesterday ...

Tony Ponce

1:45 PM on 06.04.2013

Shovel Knight nemesis the Black Knight unveiled

The beautiful people at Yacht Club Games have unveiled the latest and perhaps greatest character to grace their upcoming platformer, Shovel Knight. Some introductions are in order. Dtoid Community, meet our valiant hero'...

Kyle MacGregor

11:00 AM on 05.10.2013

The final Shovel Knight boss has been revealed

Yacht Club Games is chugging along with development of Shovel Knight after their successful Kickstarter, and now, they have an office. While a major congratulations is in order, I think everyone will be even more excited due ...

Chris Carter

9:30 AM on 04.13.2013

Shovel Knight home stretch live stream, fan art, and fun

The Shovel Knight Kickstarter has been a roaring success, raising almost four times its original goal. This game no longer needs your support to become a reality, but you may want to back it anyway. With under 13 hours t...

Jonathan Holmes

7:00 PM on 04.07.2013

Shovel Knight confirmed for Mac, Linux

Good news, everyone! Shovel Knight has leveled up once again and will now be coming to Mac and Linux in addition to PC, 3DS, and Wii U. No word on when that'll happen but Yacht Club Games is shooting for a 2013 release. The t...

Kyle MacGregor

6:15 PM on 04.04.2013

Mega Man 1 & 10 composer joins the Shovel Knight team

We've been posting about Shovel Knight a lot. It's not our fault. It's Yacht Club Games's fault. They just keep announcing new things that make us feel great, so we have to write about them. Those are the rules.  The lat...

Jonathan Holmes

1:00 AM on 03.30.2013

Shovel Knight hits Kickstarter goal with 2 weeks to spare

[Update: The project is fully funded. Everything else from here on in is just gravy.] Shovel Knight is rapidly approaching its $75,000 project goal on Kickstarter. Given the likelihood of achieving that sum over the cour...

Kyle MacGregor





9:00 PM on 03.27.2013

New Shovel Knight boss revealed, live stream announced

Shovel Knight is quickly gaining a loyal following. The game's booth was constantly crowded at PAX East. Now that the team at Yacht Club Games has returned from the show, they've renewed their attention to the Shovel Knight K...

Jonathan Holmes

1:15 PM on 03.25.2013

Digging to the heart of Shovel Knight with Sean Velasco

Shovel Knight was given our coveted "Must Play" award at PAX East, and with good reason. Jonathan Holmes caught up with Sean Velasco of Yacht Club Games to find out what it is that makes this retro-inspired platformer so dang special. Check out more of Holmes' Talk Fast interview series!

Conrad Zimmerman