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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment Review – The Grim Adventures of Donovan

Shovel Knight is an anomaly, even by today’s standards. Unlike so many before them, Yacht Club Games took disparate parts from the best side scrolling action platformers of the 8-bit…

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Three New Titles Are Joining The Switch Lineup

The Nintendo Switch is now less than a week away from its launch and as well as giving Nindies their own Nindies Showcase video this Tuesday, Nintendo has also announced…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 trailer…

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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…