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Sup Holmes digs deep with Shovel Knight's Sean V.

2013-05-05 14:45:00  ยท  Jonathan Holmes

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The last time Sup Holmes saw Sean Velasco, he was at Wayforward, the studio where he'd worked to create Contra 4, Double Dragon: Neon, and loads of other cult boyfriend favorites. Since then, he's set off on a voyage of his own with the crew at Yacht Club Games, quadrupled the initial Kickstarter goal for their debut game Shovel Knight, seen praise from let's players like Game Grumps and Two Best Friends, and has generally taken the world by storm. 

We'll be talking to Sean about all of those things, plus his take on why the Shovel Knight Kickstarter saw more success than other recent "retro" projects, what he makes of the ever increasing criticism of games that put sex and violence at the forefront, and whatever else he wants to talk about. Join us at 1pm PST/4pm EST for the live conversation as it happens


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  • Shovel Knight just hit one million in digital sales, amiibo is doing well too - Chris Carter
  • Shield Knight and Plague Knight plush toys are coming soon - Chris Carter
  • Nintendo is publishing Shovel Knight in Japan - Chris Carter
  • You can scan the Shovel Knight amiibo through the box - Chris Carter
  • Yacht Club shares what's next for Shovel Knight with Destructoid - Chris Carter
  • Looking at it like $13 DLC, the Shovel Knight amiibo is worth it - Chris Carter
  • Update: The Shovel Knight amiibo was available for pre-order at Amazon - Mike Cosimano
  • The Shovel Knight amiibo is coming to Europe almost a month before North America - Joe Parlock
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