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Shovel Knight cheats add in Mega Man X style wall jump

Shovel Knight is one of those games that you can keep going back to because there's always something hidden under its surface. It has that old school vibe for sure, a deliberate design decision from the folks over at Yacht Club Games. ...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight's new expansion gets dated on other platforms, Switch updated

When Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment came out earlier this month it was a timed Switch exclusive. But that's the key -- timed -- and it's about that point where it's hitting other platforms. Yacht Club Games has announced that it will hit...   read

 
 

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Review: Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

I had to do a double take when I looked back at my original Shovel Knight review. It has somehow remained relevant for nearly three years through constant updates from developer Yacht Club Games, and it's not done yet. While Yacht Club has ...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight's Specter of Torment adds a cute amiibo bonus

Pixelated platformer Shovel Knight has made its way to nearly every system available, but at its heart it's still a Nintendo game. The blue burrower's game looks and feels like a vintage NES game, and he got his start on Nintendo'...   read

 
 
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PSA: You can grab Shovel Knight 33% off before Specter of Torment launches

The latest Shovel Knight expansion is just about ready to launch. While it will be a timed Switch exclusive for around a month, that doesn't mean you have to wait on buying the main title. If you're interested in Specter of Torment, why not...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight makes a pretty badass Gundam

While we're waiting for the next Shovel Knight expansion featuring Specter Knight, one of the Cerulean Shoveler's superfans decided to do some custom work and combine the Blue Burrower with what looks like a Helmwige Reincar Gundam Mod...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight is getting a Nintendo Switch port and much more

Yacht Club Games is bringing its beloved platformer Shovel Knight to Nintendo Switch, which, hell yeah. That and that alone could've been the only news item on a day like today and I would've been thrilled. But there's far more, including u...   read

 
 
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This is our first look at Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Need more Shovel Knight in your life? The second expansion, Specter of Torment, is coming out next Spring, but there hasn't been a whole lot to see yet. Thanks to the Game Awards, there's finally a trailer so you can see the Specter Knight ...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight's second expansion will launch in spring 2017

[Header courtesy of DeviantArt user seraharcana] Yacht Club Games has taken to Twitter to show off a small teaser image for the upcoming Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment. It looks like the second expansion will be coming out in spring 2017...   read

 
 
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The Azure Striker Gunvolt double pack has been delayed

The Azure Striker Gunvolt "Striker Pack," which contains both the already released original and the upcoming sequel, has been pushed back. Originally it was lined up for the end of September, but now it's been delayed to October 4. The good...   read

 
 


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Shovel Knight will appear as a guest boss in Gunvolt 2

Maybe this shouldn't come as a surprise following last week's news that Yacht Club Games will be working with Inti Creates on a retail package for Azure Striker Gunvolt and its upcoming sequel, but the Blue Burrower himself will be making a...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight studio publishing Gunvolt games at retail

Today at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, Inti Creates announced a partnership with Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games to bring Azure Striker Gunvolt and its sequel to retail as a physical package. The "Striker Pack" will include both ...   read

 
 
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Yacht Club Games poll for next game includes Metroid, Zelda, Spelunky options

Yacht Club Games isn't fooling around when it comes to its "what game should we make next?" poll. It straight-up gives options for genres like "A Zelda" (a top-down adventure game) or "A Metroid" (side-scrolling platformer with an interconn...   read

 
 
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Yacht Club Games is shoveling into the publishing business

Yacht Club Games has become a driving force in the industry very quickly. They were only founded in 2011 and have just one game (Shovel Knight, released in 2014), but they keep on remaining relevant with their constant support and gene...   read

 
 
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Yacht Club finally shares more info on Shovel Knight's Spectral campaign

Shovel Knight is the game that keeps on giving. It was a complete experience out of the gate, but the team has managed to add some killer DLC with the Plague of Shadows campaign and the addition of co-op by way of the amiibo figure. But the...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight is getting an official beginner's guide of sorts

Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight train continues with a new official book called the "Codes of Shovelry Handbook." It boasts an overview of the game, biographies for all of the core characters, and "enhanced tips for gameplay." The age ...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight just hit one million in digital sales, amiibo is doing well too

[Update: Yacht Club Games reports roughly 3,000 refunds on Steam were requested.] Yacht Club Games just posted a massive info blowout for Shovel Knight, and if you remotely like the game it's worth a read. For instance, did you know that th...   read

 
 
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Shield Knight and Plague Knight plush toys are coming soon

Shovel Knight is still making a killing digitally, and indie developer Yacht Club Games has expanded well beyond the gaming space, with a toy line to boot. That includes the upcoming Plague Knight and Shield Knight figures, and the rec...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is publishing Shovel Knight in Japan

Shovel Knight has been a hit in just about every country it was released in, and now it's ready to make the journey over to Japan. As announced yesterday, Nintendo is going to be taking care of publishing duties. It's a perfect match, hones...   read

 
 
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You can scan the Shovel Knight amiibo through the box

Fans recently discovered that the Shovel Knight amiibo can be scanned through the box, and guess what -- Yacht Club Games actually did this by design. According to the developer, they obtained feedback from fans before the launch of the ami...   read

 
 
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Yacht Club shares what's next for Shovel Knight with Destructoid

Recently I had a chance to chat with Yacht Club Games' David D'Angelo, who shared a bit about some upcoming updates to Shovel Knight. As a recap we've recently acquired the free Plague Knight campaign in addition to the $13 co-op and Custom...   read

 
 
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Looking at it like $13 DLC, the Shovel Knight amiibo is worth it

I managed to pick up a Shovel Knight amiibo yesterday for the US launch, and I couldn't resist giving it a go immediately on Wii U. Despite the fact that I've completed the campaign roughly 10 times since its launch (not counting the Plag...   read

 
 
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The Shovel Knight amiibo is coming to Europe almost a month before North America

Jeez, we haven’t had any amiibo-related news for at least uh... five minutes now? These minutes have been dark, grim, and uncertain times, but fear not my friends! Shovel Knight, of Shovel Knight fame, is here to save the day. As ann...   read

 
 
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Yacht Club Games would love to have Tingle DLC for Shovel Knight

The Shovel Knight amiibo is still mysteriously a giant question mark in the US, despite the fact that some people in Europe are getting their hands on the toy this week. Speaking to Gaming Boulevard, developer Yacht Club Games had a few int...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight amiibo is listed for December at Best Buy

There's still a lot of speculation as to when the Shovel Knight amiibo will actually come out. It's kind of a big deal, as a massive feature for the Wii U version (co-op!) will be gated behind it. While it isn't concrete, Best Buy has it li...   read

 
 


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