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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


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 in Gunvolt
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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

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

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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Shovel Knight

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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Shovel Knight amiibo

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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Shovel Knight amiibo

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

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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Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight's Xbox One retail version is in limbo due to publishing policies

Yacht Club Games has hit some snags with the retail versions of Shovel Knight. For starters, the studio has abandoned plans for a physical copy on Xbox One this holiday. "We really gave it our best effort, but unfortunately, because of pub...   read

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Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight sales were dominated by PC, Nintendo platforms

Recently at an event called Gaming Insiders, Nathan Vella of Capybara Games shared some indie sales figures with us, in an effort to shine a light on the indie industry. Apparently, Shovel Knight sold best on PC, with 32% of the sales ...   read

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Shovel Knight tips

Very Quick Tips: Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows

Much like Shovel Knight, the Plague of Shadows expansion was pretty top-notch. Since the new anti-hero controls rather differently than the titular hero, I figured I'd share a few tips in regards to the changes.   read

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Shovel Knight DLC review

Review: Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows

I can't believe it's been over a year since Shovel Knight released -- time flies, right? Over the course of that year, I've beaten it on every conceivable platform outside of the PC edition, playing it over and over again, even ta...   read

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Shovel Knight Amiibo
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Yacht Club and Nintendo confirm the Shovel Knight Amiibo

Laura (and the rest of the internet since it was leaked yesterday) was right! Nintendo has confirmed that there is an Amiibo coming for Yacht Club Games’ Shovel Knight. The amiibo will unlock an exclusive co-op mode for the Wii U ver...   read

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Check out this Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows info blowout

Nintendo UK caught up with Yacht Club Games, and chatted a bit about what to expect in the new Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows DLC coming up. As a note, although they state that it will be coming to "Nintendo platforms" in the video,...   read

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Shovel Knight retail

Shovel Knight headed to retail with a proper instruction manual

Shovel Knight is one of those games that's so good, you want as many people as possible to hear about it, play it, and hopefully dig it as much as you do. To that end, some good news: Yacht Club Games is pushing for a retail launch on Octob...   read

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The Battletoad fight in Shovel Knight Xbox One is so much better than the PSN's Kratos

Shovel Knight is the gift that keeps on giving. It was already pretty loaded for a digital release, packed with secrets and replayability, but Yacht Club Games has been busy with other stuff too. For starters, the PSN version has Krato...   read

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