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You can bag exclusive Shovel Knight in-game goodies at Arby's

Video-game-loving restaurant Arby's has announced a fun new collaboration with Shovel Knight, bringing a range of cheeky themed DLC to Yacht Club Game's indie platforming hit. For a limited time, customers who purchase Arby's Kids Meals at ...

 
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Shovel Knight is next to get Switch video recording powers

Switch video recording is in this weird transitive state right now. Some games have it, some don't, and it's mostly the Nintendo games that are the haves compared to the have nots. A few developers have been keen to support it though (espec...

 
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Shovel Knight gets a spooky sale for Halloween

If you love video games and haven't bought Shovel Knight, then what are you doing with your life? Also, now might be a good time to jump in as Yacht Club Games has put the game on sale for every single platform (and there are a lot) to cele...

 
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The Shovel Knight Battletoads bonus level is now live on PC!

A little over a month ago, it was announced that the Xbox One exclusive extra level in Shovel Knight would be making its way to PC. I was super excited to play that, since I don't have an Xbox One or any desire to really buy a console versi...

 
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New Shovel Knight amiibos sensually introduced by Egoraptor

Arin Hanson aka Egoraptor is in Nintendo's official reveal trailer for the new Shovel Knight amiibos in a Game Grumps-produced video. No, he doesn't beat-box, make fart noises, or reference dicks in any way, but he is quite steamy when adm...

 
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Shovel Knight: King of Cards is coming in 'early 2018'

Yacht Club Games took advantage of the Nindies Summer Showcase today and announced that their final expansion for Shovel Knight, King of Cards, will be arriving in early 2018. As promised this Kickstarter-based DLC will feature King Knight,...

 
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The Shovel Knight Battletoads easter egg is headed to PC

When Shovel Knight made the jump to Sony and Microsoft's consoles, Yacht Club Games brought a bunch of exclusive extras along with it. Sony players got a battle with Kratos from God of War and Xbox One owners had a face-off with the Battlet...

 
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You are cordially invited to King Knight's debut at PAX West

[Header courtesy of Saraharcana on DeviantArt] Shovel Knight is the game that keeps on giving. Already packed to the brim with three individual campaigns to play, Yacht Club Games is following through on its Kickstarter promise of a fourth ...

 
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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment dated on Wii U and 3DS

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is a fantastic expansion, and previous owners of the base game are getting it for free. The only problem is that given the (likely lucrative) timed exclusive deal with Nintendo, developer Yacht Club Ga...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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...

 
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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 ...

 
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Free Shovel Knight expansion out September 17

Yacht Club Games just announced Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows is coming to, "all existing platforms and regions on September 17, 2015." The free expansion is a completely remixed story mode starring Plague Knight and featuring some new a...

 
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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...

 
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UK retailer GAME just announced a Shovel Knight amiibo

Holy heck, it looks like Shovel Knight is getting an amiibo. Announced via a tweet made by GAME Brighton, a local branch of the UK's biggest dedicated gaming retailer, the tweet was promptly deleted but appears to be very official. Thanks ...

 
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Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows looks wonderful

Plague of Shadows looks like the perfect excuse to get back into Shovel Knight. It's a free expansion that remixes the game to tell an alternate story about the Plague Knight. Between his customizable bomb-based moveset and some new areas a...

 
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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,...

 
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Learn the real names of the enemies in Shovel Knight

Clearing Super Mario World for the first time and discovering that the fiery, big-eyed dinosaurs who leap out of the lava are named Blargg was quite the revelation. Come again? Blargg? I can't remember what I called the enemy leading up to ...

 

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