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ATTENTION: The year 2014 has concluded its temporal self-destruct sequence. If you are among the escapees, please join us in salvaging and preserving the best games from the irradiated chrono-debris. Retro-inspired platformers are practically synonymous with the indie scene, and the genre's almost...

January 3rd 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Is it weird that Shovel Knight is now a playable character in Road Redemption, the spiritual successor to Road Rash? Like, really weird? Yes, of course it is. It is also, however, kind of awesome to see our beloved, blue-suited hero smacking people with a shovel at unlawful speeds. If Croaker were...

December 22nd 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Shovel Knight moved heaven and earth - mostly earth - to exceed 300,000 sales worldwide since launching back in June. Yacht Club's crowdfunded homage to 8-bit classics shifted 180,000 units in its first month, surpassing the dev's expectations. Shovel Knight's now close to double that figure follow...

December 5th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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The famed 8-bit blue hero is finally heading to the Nintendo eShop in Europe. No, not Mega Man, but Shovel Knight! The retro-inspired gem arrives today in the European eShop, as it was suddenly announced during Nintendo Direct. As an apology of sorts for European players having to wait so long, tho...

November 5th 2014 at 5:18pm 0 Comments
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European and Australian Wii U and 3DS owners can finally go on the trowel in November, when Shovel Knight reaches their eShops following a lengthy wait. While the retro-inspired platformer came to Nintendo systems in North America back in June, it was only available internationally on PC. Developer...

October 15th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Shovel Knight from Yacht Club Games only came out in June, but several individuals have already moved past being satisfied with the game's core experience and have started challenging themselves to beat it as fast as they can; individuals like BustahWuff, who earlier this week set a Shovel Knight s...

October 4th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Shovel Knight has pogo-hopped his way to Mac computers, developer Yacht Club Games announced via its Steam and Kickstarter pages earlier this week. Steam users on Mac need not take any extra steps to get their copies up and running, but those who prefer to go through GOG and the Humble Store should...

September 13th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Yacht Club Games sailed into our hearts with Shovel Knight (for real, so good!) and now the developer has pulled into port with sales data. Not just sales data, but a surprisingly detailed breakdown of development costs. We strongly encourage reading their full post if you have any illusion (delusi...

August 6th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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There is a sect of the internet who believe Shovel Knight is, in fact, a 1980s Capcom game that was merely discovered by members of Yacht Club Games and tweaked to be made playable on modern systems. We can neither confirm nor deny such speculation. Giving credence to this (only semi-) outlandish...

July 8th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Shovel Knight is brimming with cheat codes – more than 300 collected in this Google Doc so far – but the most adorable, childishly hilarious code unlocks Butt Mode, a cheat that replaces recurring nouns in the game with the word "butt." It's like reading a Harry Potter book and replacin...

July 3rd 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments