Hollow Knight

Hollow Knight was a Kickstarter campaign that we reported on earlier in December, and though we teased it for the obvious inspiration from Shovel Knight, we were nevertheless intrigued. While the character name and a couple of moves are similar to the excellent Yacht Club Games title, it's certainly a unique project that's gone its own way with an action adventure setup that encourages exploration, along with a particularly stylish look.

We reported that developer Team Cherry had a stretch goal of $50,000AUD to deliver a Wii U version, having been approved as Nintendo developers. It seemed possible assuming there'd be a bump in interest, and thankfully that's what happened in its closing days. The campaign ended on $57,138, meaning that this title is confirmed for the system; Team Cherry posted an update saying "we’ll be achieving a lifetime dream of releasing a game on a Nintendo console".

The PC version is targeting June 2015, with the Wii U version to follow. Check out the videos from the Kickstarter campaign below and let us know whether you'll be keeping an eye out for Hollow Knight next year.

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[source kickstarter.com]