Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

2017

System
Switch eShop
Publisher
Yacht Club Games
Developer
Yacht Club Games

8.6

Game Rating

User Ratings: 14

Our Review: 9/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Action, Adventure, Platformer
Release Date

Switch eShop

  • 3rd Mar 2017, $9.99 (US/Canada)
  • 3rd Mar 2017, £8.99 (UK/EU/AU)
Series
Shovel Knight
Official Site
yachtclubgames.com

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Reviews

  • 60

    Switch eShop

    Review Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

    Hauntingly good

    When Shovel Knight launched in 2014 it was already an indie darling. In our review we called it "utterly satisfying and wonderful." Shovel Knight became a massive critical and commercial success for Yacht Club Games, which is now a household name among gamers all over the world. Not content to rest on their laurels following Shovel...

About The Game

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is the action-packed prequel to Shovel Knight! Take control of Specter Knight, servant to the Enchantress, in a quest to recruit a cadre of knights and create the Order of No Quarter. With his scythe and preternatural agility at the ready, he can glide across the ground, clamber up walls, and command an arsenal of curious weapons.

If he carries out his duties, Specter Knight may have a chance at regaining his lost humanity and breaking his chains of servitude. But what cruel tricks might the Enchantress have up her sleeve?