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Mina the Hollower

Mina the Hollower is a 2D action-adventure platformer where you are Mina, a Hollower who is trying to rescue a cursed island in a 8-bit visual style that should forcefully remind you of the Gameboy…

December 28, 2022 | 04:47 EST

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Shovel Knight Dig Starter Guide

Steel thy shovel fair adventurers! You've decided to check out Yacht Club Games' latest spin-off of the acclaimed retro platformer, Shovel Knight Dig. But this is a notable departure from other…

September 23, 2022 | 12:47 EDT

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Shovel Knight Dig Review

Shovel Knight has starred in old-school platformers, puzzlers, and made guest appearances in plenty of others including multiple platform fighters. No genre is too far or foreign for Shovel Knight,…

September 22, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Shovel Knight Dig is a Stimulating, Spelunking Adventure

Shovel Knight Dig is the product of a very special combination of developers. On one end is Yacht Club Games, responsible for creating the IP that is Shovel Knight, a bona fide indie hero. On the…

September 4, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Yacht Club Games Shares Pocket Dungeon and Cyber Shadow Sales

Yacht Club Games has shared sales information for its latest titles Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon and Cyber Shadow. Despite relatively slow initial sales, Yacht Club says it's looking to add "huge…

March 4, 2022 | 10:44 EST

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Mina the Hollower Feels Like It's Straight From the Cartridge

I was too young to experience the NES era of gaming -- a time that Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight sought to emulate. I could still appreciate the developer's dedication to creating an authentic, old…

February 11, 2022 | 12:19 EST

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Yacht Club Games' Mina The Hollower Smashes Funding Goal On Day One

From the studio that brought us the Shovel Knight series comes a new game without shovels but arguably just as much digging. Yacht Club Games made a name for themselves in 2014 with the release of…

February 2, 2022 | 01:33 EST

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Review

Is there anything Shovel Knight can't do? He's starting to become the indie genre's Mario, so recognizable and appearing in so many different games: platform fighters, Metroidvanias, runners, and…

December 12, 2021 | 09:00 EST

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon How To Earn Gems Fast Guide

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is now out and in players hands. Early on you'll find that there's an important balance between how many gems you bring back to the camp, and how much you'll spend on…

December 12, 2021 | 09:05 EST

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Boss Encounter Guide

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon sees our favorite Knight's trying to make their way through a number of different stages in order to escape. Along the way they'll face a number of different boss…

December 12, 2021 | 09:05 EST

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Character Unlock Guide

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is now available to all. It's not just Shovel Knight himself that has made this franchise what it is, but also all of the other Knights that you come across or were able…

December 12, 2021 | 09:05 EST

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon True Ending Guide

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is now out. This Rogueline/Puzzle game hybrid has Knights moving through falling block style combat to try to escape from the titular Pocket Dungeon. Just beating the…

December 12, 2021 | 09:05 EST

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Tips and Tricks Guide

A new game from Yacht Club Games and Vine is out now. Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is the first of the two new Shovel Knight spin-off games to be released. While the game shares plenty of characters…

December 12, 2021 | 09:05 EST

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon Release Date Announced

The Shovel Knight franchise returns with a new release just in time for the holidays! The official Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon release date is Monday, December 13. The latest entry in the Shovel…

November 23, 2021 | 06:35 EST

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Cyber Shadow

Get ready for a retro action-platformer from indie developer Aarne Hunziker with Cyber Shadow. Play as Shadow, a cybernetic ninja who must navigate the ruins of Mekacity. The world has been taken…

January 30, 2021 | 03:53 EST

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Cyber Shadow Review

When it comes to retro action-platformers like Cyber Shadow, there's a lot going against them. Not only are there plenty of pixelated competition on the market, there are many different expectations…

January 25, 2021 | 09:00 EST

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Shovel Knight

Embody the Ace of Spade and make your foes shovel off. Shovel Knight is the legendary indie title that did quite the opposite of sitting on its laurels. Embodying a charming and lovingly crafted 8-…

May 4, 2020 | 08:40 EDT

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Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon

Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon is a unique mix of a falling blocks puzzle game with the Shovel Knight style, players will find a full campaign to explore and the same mechanics they recognize from the…

March 3, 2020 | 07:25 EST

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Digging Into Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon

There are some people out there who are tired of Shovel Knight. While I can agree that the character's ubiquity could be overwhelming to the casual observer, I find it delightful that he keeps…

March 9, 2020 | 10:00 EDT

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Shovel Knight: King of Cards Video Review

Shovel Knight: King of Cards Video Review Shovel Knight: King of Cards is the third expansion to the original Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope story. Like previous add-on campaigns, it turns a boss…

December 22, 2019 | 10:30 EST

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Shovel Knight Dig

Shovel Knight Dig takes us back to a world of shovelry, where platformers were simpler and chiptunes were in style. Take control of Shovel Knight once more in this new adventure, courtesy of the…

September 27, 2019 | 06:37 EDT

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Cyber Shadow is 8-Bit Perfection

Cyber Shadow is the first game being published by Shovel Knight maker Yacht Club Games. It's being developed entirely by one person, with some advice offered by Yacht Club Games, which makes the game…

September 9, 2019 | 01:30 EDT

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Shovel Knight Dig is Frantic, Challenging, and Charming

Shovel Knight Dig is a lot of things in one and to avoid mixing up some word salad, let's just say it's super fun. You know the one thing Shovel Knight didn't do a ton of in Shovel Knight? Dig. There…

September 9, 2019 | 01:00 EDT

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Yacht Club Games Announce 8-Bit Platformer Cyber Shadow

Shovel Knight creators Yacht Club Games have announced their second publishing venture. It's an 8-bit retro-styled platformer called Cyber Shadow and it's in development for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and…

March 28, 2019 | 09:00 EDT

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Shovel Knight Surpasses 1 Million Digital Sales

  This morning David D'Angelo, a developer at Yacht Club Games, announced via a Gamasutra blog post that their game Shovel Knight has just passed 1 million in digital sales. The physical release of …

April 14, 2016 | 09:47 EDT

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Shovel Knight No Longer Getting Physical Xbox One Release, Sees Price Increase

  The long awaited physical release of Shovel Knight is not going 100% as planned, as developers Yacht Club Games announced that their retail copies will be going for a higher price than originally…

October 8, 2015 | 11:43 EDT

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Plague Knight DLC Now Available for Shovel Knight

  The Plague Knight DLC, Plague of Shadows, for Shovel Knight was announced a while ago, and now it is finally here. It prominently features one of the bosses from Shovel Knight, Plague Knight,…

September 18, 2015 | 03:18 EDT

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Shovel Knight Amiibo Official, Out in November

  The Shovel Knight amiibo is real.  After a longstanding rumor of a Shovel Knight amiibo began circulating last week, which came to a head through a deleted post on twitter by U.K retailer GAME.…

August 30, 2015 | 12:58 EDT

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Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows Update Trailer

  Following the success of Yacht Club Games' NES style action platformer Shovel Knight, a free update dubbed 'Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows' has surfaced on the developers' website with a flashy…

August 26, 2015 | 12:05 EDT

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Shovel Knight Coming to PlayStation Platforms on April 21st

Trying to cash in on nostalgia is a trick that gamers are intimately familiar with at this point. Games throwing in pixel graphics and an 8-bit soundtrack with no regard to actual quality is a common…

April 11, 2015 | 09:18 EDT

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PS Experience: Shovel Knight To PS3/PS4/Vita

Hot off its win of Best Indie of the Year at The Game Awards last night, Yacht Club Games has announced today at the Playstation Experience that Shovel Knight will be coming to the Playstation 3,…

December 7, 2014 | 12:01 EST


Shovel Knight first month sales breakdown

Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games has announced via their website that their indie title has sold over 180,000 copies of their Action-Platforming game. Their blog has an extremely in depth…

August 6, 2014 | 08:32 EDT

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Shovel Knight Review - Retro Fun

We gamers who enjoy a good retro action game are immensely spoiled in today's age, weirdly enough. Over the course of the last console generation, the rise of platforms such as the Xbox Live Arcade…

June 26, 2014 | 10:00 EDT