"Quintessential ninja action"
Have you ever wondered what Yacht Club Games would do after Shovel Knight? The answer isn't quite as straightforward as you think. The studio has just announced a retro ninja action platformer named Cyber Shadow. It's very much in the company's wheelhouse, but Yacht Club isn't on development duties -- it's merely...
But there's a physical copy coming
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove’s final two add-ons, multiplayer brawler Showdown and mini-campaign King of Cards, will both launch on 9th April next year, meaning you’ve got a while to wait before the bumper bundle wraps up. Yacht Club Games can be forgiven for taking its time, though, as it’s compiled one of...
But not coming to PS Vita
Yacht Club Games is wrapping up Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove with a final instalment named Shovel Knight Showdown, a chaotic platforming fighting game featuring 16 characters from the popular property’s universe. The four-player free-for-all has primarily been designed with multiplayer in mind, but there is a single...
It even has a manual
Shovel Knight has been a bit of a runaway success for developer Yacht Club Games. The digital release has shifted over 700,000 copies, and that's allowed the studio to launch the retro platformer in a physical form on PlayStation 4. You can read our review of the brilliant Shovel Knight through here The boxed version of the...
Funded through Kickstarter and developed by a team of less than ten people, Shovel Knight was one of 2014's unexpected Game of the Year contenders. Indeed, the retro jump-'em-up was met with praise from game journalists and YouTube personalities alike, and now that it's finally made its way to PlayStation, not much has changed – it's still...
Spade in the USA
It may have only been a day overdue, but let's be honest: Shovel Knight shouldn't have been late in the first place. Fortunately, we can all take solace in the news that Yacht Club Games' critically acclaimed side-scroller is finally available in Europe – apparently it managed to break free from SCEE's infamous QA limbo, which...
Knight to see you
Since the release of Shovel Knight, developer Yacht Club Games has been lavished with nothing but love for how well it's refined old-school goodness – in fact, some fans have even said that the 2D platformer has set a new standard for indies. We got in touch with the team's David D'Angelo to talk about bringing the title to...
A plague on your spade
Here's another reason to dig into Shovel Knight when it launches on PlayStation platforms in April: it'll be succeeded by a free expansion named Plague of Shadows. Due out in Q2 2015, the complimentary campaign will see you assume the role of the Plague Knight, a "villainous master of alchemy" seeking to concoct
Yacht Club Games' critically acclaimed side-scroller Shovel Knight will tunnel to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita from 21st April in North America. The hugely successful title originally deployed on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U last year, but was announced for Sony's systems at PlayStation Experience in December. There's no...
Can you dig it?
If you've kept abreast on the hottest indie titles within the past year, you might have heard about the massively successful Shovel Knight, which recently passed 300,000 units sold. The game is a lovingly created call back to classic 8-bit titles, with tight 2D platforming inspired by the likes of Mega Man and
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