Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight was one of the breakout Nindie hits of the last generation, offering a near-perfect retro adventure that keeps on giving to this very day. Part of the game's charm comes from the 8-bit art style that simultaneously calls back to days gone by, while also bringing something new to the table by doing things that could only be done in a modern setting. Suffice to say, Shovel Knight is a pretty game to look at, and for those of you that particularly appreciate the visuals, Yacht Club Games is putting together a special treat.

An Amazon listing recently popped up for Shovel Knight: Official Design Works, which will be a 184-page art book centered around Shovel Knight which is pegged for a 29th August release. Here's the summary of what's included:

Shovel Knight: Official Design Works collects the fun and original artwork behind this landmark title. Inside you'll find key art, character concepts, enemy designs, sprite sheets, unused ideas, and an all-new Shovel Knight tribute art gallery! This epic tome is also packed with creator commentary, as well as exclusive interview with the Yacht Club Games team.

What do you think? Will you be picking this up? What did you think of Shovel Knight's visuals? Drop us a comment in the section below.

[via amazon.com]