Get on board
Shovel Knight started out life as a Kickstarter project, so it’s rather fitting his very own board game will be funded the same way. Yes, that’s right; Shovel Knight is being transformed into a competitive side-scrolling miniatures board game for one to four players. The name of this game is Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels. Players...
All will be revealed at PAX East
Word on the street is Yacht Club Games will be publishing a new title alongside Shovel Knight: King of Cards and Shovel Knight Showdown. Better yet, this new game will also be making an appearance later this month at PAX East 2019. So, what is this mysterious title? Right now, there's absolutely no information about...
Launching late this summer
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...
"We couldn't feel more honored that people still care about Shovel Knight"
In this series of features we invite 'Nindies' to share thoughts on their experiences in 2016. In this entry we chat to David D'Angelo of Yacht Club Games; we discuss another year of evolution for Shovel Knight, including its retail release in Japan and ongoing free updates...
'Prequel' will be standalone adventure, but still free with the main game
Yacht Club Games has gone to impressive lengths to deliver on crowdfunding promises and to keep expanding the brilliant Shovel Knight. As expected it released fresh footage of the next expansion during The Game Awards - Specter of Torment. What's fascinating is that it'll be...
Specter Knight content seems like a good bet
Shovel Knight has been out for quite some time, yet Yacht Club Games is still diligently working through its original Kickstarter stretch goals to deliver free updates to the game. The next content due is 'Specter of Torment', and it looks like a good bet that we'll get a look at it during the pre-show...
Shovel Knight 2! Shovel Kart! Metroid Knight!
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New 3DS HOME themes also on the way
Shovel Knight is one of the finest download titles on the Wii U and 3DS, making such an impact across multiple systems that it's also had a physical retail release and its own amiibo. Since its release in 2014 it's won numerous Game of the Year awards, and Yacht Club Games has continued to produce free content in...
"It's crazy to think it all just started with a little Kickstarter"
Shovel Knight was one of the biggest success stories of 2014, yet it remained a significant part of the download scene in 2015. In the fifth article of this 2015 'Year in Development' series we chat again to Ian Flood and David D'Angelo of Yacht Club Games, talking in detail about...
"Not for a moment were we just resting"
Shovel Knight was one of the biggest success stories of 2014, yet it remained a significant part of the download scene in 2015. In the fourth article of this 2015 'Year in Development' series we chat to Ian Flood and David D'Angelo of Yacht Club Games, talking in detail about the studio's year. In this first...
When Shovel Knight was Kickstarted in March 2013 and subsequently met its funding goal, Yacht Club Games announced additional content to follow its release if stretch goals were met. The developer is now delivering on its promise with the release of a new downloadable campaign titled Plague of Shadows. We recently had the opportunity...
Would also love to see Shovel Knight added to the Super Smash Bros. roster
Yacht Club Games’ side-scrolling platform title, Shovel Knight, was a huge success on launch, receiving critical praise and scooping up several game awards soon after. Since its initial release on the Wii U, 3DS and PC in June last year, the independent developer has been...
Game's "success is due to the brilliant designs of the 8-bit generation"
In this short interview Nintendo Life features contributor Alan Lopez caught up with David D'Angelo of Yacht Club Games, who spoke on behalf of the entire Shovel Knight creative team. Shovel Knight is a download-only 8-bit platformer. Alone, these qualifiers hardly separate...
Yacht Club Games "keeping an eye out" for Nintendo possibilities
Remember when Shovel Knight was a Nintendo console exclusive? Nice, wasn't it? Those days are long past now, with developer Yacht Club Games confirming that the faux-retro platformer is headed to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. To rub a bit more salt into the wound, it was confirmed...
Moving more green than previously imagined
Yacht Club Games' critically acclaimed love letter to the 8-bit era, Shovel Knight, is exceeding sales expectations across all platforms, an impressive feat considering the game was released for 3DS, Wii U, and PC a little over a month ago. In an interview with Game Informer, Yacht Club Games' captain Sean...
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