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Shovel Knight Arrives In March

The successfully Kickstarted Shovel Knight has a new trailer, and in it you will find a release date for the game.

After beginning its Kickstarter campaign in March of last year, Shovel Knight is currently in alpha with an upcoming planned beta and a release date set for March 31 on PC, 3DS, and Wii U.

If you're unfamiliar, Shovel Knight is a game heavily inspired by NES titles like Mega Man, Castlevania, and DuckTales. You can find out more about the game by checking out some of our hands-on impressions here.

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  • This game looks awesome. I'm totally getting it!
  • Psh. Who needs a sword when you've got a shovel?

  • I have been waiting for this game!! I will download it on both 3DS and Wii U!

  • Backed it on Kickstarter. Can't wait until it gets here.

  • Just another game I'll get in March. I'll get this for my Wii U. I need to give my Wii U some more love. This has co op right?
  • Finally!!!

  • I wasn't quite sure about this game, but now I think I'm sold. This trailer is fantastic!

  • Also if anyone here doesn't already know some of the things the games will include will be a new game+, gender swap, achievements, and play the game through as three of the boss knights. Also the 4 player battle mode with all the bosses. Some of these will be as free updates though and not at release. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/yachtclubgames/shovel-knight/posts/451113
  • "On March 31 the legend is UNEARTHED"

    I see what you did there...

  • That looks amazing.

  • aww...was hoping for it to come before my birthday, but I'll save some of my birthday cash for it.

  • I have been waiting for this news since I saw the Game Grumps play this game a year ago.


  • i'm definitely down for this game. i'm just not sure which platform i'd prefer it on, 3ds or wii u.