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  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Amiibo On Its Way From Yacht Club Games

    Yacht Club Games, developer of the critically-acclaimed retro platformer Shovel Knight, is releasing an Amiibo figure devoted to its protagonist. The Shovel Knight Amiibo is compatible with both the Wii U and 3DS versions of Shovel Knight. When used with the Wii U version, the Shovel Knight Amiibo unlocks... More
  • Blog Post: [Correction] Shovel Knight Getting Physical Retail Release In October

    Shovel Knight will be coming to retailers on October 13. The previously digital-only game is getting a case and a "lavish" instruction manual according to a post from Yacht Club Games. This retail edition includes the original campaign, the upcoming Plague of Shadows expansion, and a Challenge... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Fan-Made Shovel Knight Holiday Special

    Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight was received warmly by critics and gamers alike, so much so for the fans at Wind-Up Dog Animation that they decided to create an animated holiday special based on it. The video is only a minute long, but is beautifully animated and festive as all get out. You can watch... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Developer Breaks Down Its Impressive Sales Numbers

    A new blog from Yacht Club games, the developer behind Shovel Knight, breaks down the game's sales in detail. You will find all kinds of interesting information like Yacht Club's estimates for sales, how it arrived at those numbers, how much it approximately cost to make the game in full, and... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Has A Lot Of Cheat Codes, But Only One Is About ‘Butts’

    Shovel Knight developers Yacht Club Games have gone all out in the name of nostalgia. Not only is the studio’s recently released title an homage to the 8-bit era, but it also includes one of that generation’s hallmarks: cheat codes. Players have been digging up all sorts of codes, including... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Delayed For A Few Weeks

    Shovel Knight Developer Yacht Club revealed that it is delaying its release, according to a Kickstarter update. The 8-bit style platformer was initially supposed to release March 31, but will instead release a few weeks later. The reason given by Yacht Club in the update was to “make sure it’s... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Kickstarter Ends Quadrupling Its Funding Goal

    Shovel Knight, the Mega Man/Castlevania/Duck Tales inspired platformer seeking funding on Kickstarter, has more than met its funding goals. Developer Yacht Club Games opened its Kickstarter seeking $75,000, and it ended yesterday with a grand total of $311,502 pledged by backers. Shovel Knight is planned... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Shipping As Complete Game

    Shovel Knight is inspired by games like Mega Man, Castlevania, and Duck Tales. Much like those titles, it will release as a full game if it meets its Kickstarter goal . "I almost feel like the game industry has become very cynical,” Sean Velasco, founder of Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club... More
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