When we first covered the news of a Shovel Knight: Official Design Works book, although we provided plenty of news about the work, the one thing we couldn’t divulge was its cover. But we promised to do a follow-up and this is that follow up, so get ready for a lot of Shovel Knight book news as there is plenty to cover, but first, here’s that cover:
Even though the Nintendo Switch has had Shovel Knight: Specter Of Torment since Launch back in March, the expansion has yet to come to the Wii U or 3DS. Well it has been announced that the Expansion will be coming to Wii U this Friday (April 21st) and the Nintendo 3DS will receive it the following Friday (April 28th) in North America. It has not been confirmed when Europe can expect a release date but Yacht Club Games are working on it.
Source: Yacht Club Games (Twitter)
Just in case there wasn’t enough Shovel Knight books on their way this year (books such as Shovel Knight Guidebook, Codes of Shovelry Handbook and even Shovel Knight Mad Libs), now it’s been confirmed another one is on its way!
This book is Shovel Knight: Official Design Works and unlike the others, this work is credited as being by Yacht Club Games and published by Udon Entertainment, who if you remember rightly, did announce back in 2015 they would publish a Bayonetta 2, Persona 5 and Shovel Knight book in 2016. Sure the latter is late, especially when you take its August 29th release into consideration, but it is coming and this is its official description: Continue reading [Literature] Shovel Knight: Official Design Works Book Releases August 29th
The big Treasure Trove might not be ready just yet to make its way to any other platform other than Switch, but a new update for Treasure Trove and Specter of Torment is available right now, but you will need to own a Switch to download the update.
Full patch notes can be seen here: Continue reading Full Patch Notes on the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove & Specter of Torment 3.0A Update for Switch
Added to the Switch launch line-up is of course Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and the standalone first available on Switch, Specter of Torment campaign and Yacht Club Games couldn’t be any more excited, and neither can we, the fans. So in light of what is to come and the fact we’ve been eager to interview the ever popular Yacht Club Games, we actually got the chance to ask them a few very random questions and while the answers may have taken their time getting back to us, they were worth waiting for. Let’s dive right in shall we?
With the Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment campaign set to come to Switch next month and then to other platforms as a free update in April, but it isn’t coming alone. Continue reading Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment Update Also Doubles Save Slots
With the Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment campaign set to release on Switch first sometime next month, development has finally wrapped up and Yacht Club Games have taken to Twitter to celebrate! Continue reading Development of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment Has Finally Reached an End!
While some of us have to wait until April to go hands on with the new campaign for Shovel Knight, IGN have gone hands on with it already, and they played it on the Switch no less, so here’s a video of how they got on:
Source: IGN (YouTube)
Want to know more about the upcoming Specter of Torment campaign? Then GameXplain has you covered! Continue reading Yacht Club Games Talk Shovel Knight, Specter of Torment & Nintendo Switch with GameXplain
It’s also releasing on the Nintendo Switch during the launch window and then arrive on other platforms in April.
Continue reading Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove for Switch Is Coming to PAX South!
Shovel Knight is coming to the Switch, but not as we know it!
Some folks get all the luck as Thomas Whitehead from Nintendo Life managed to snag an interview with David D’Angelo of Yacht Club Games to talk about Shovel Knight and its continued development over 2016. From it’s launch in Japan to its free DLC campaigns, the main game may have finished a few years ago but there is still much more in store for the Knight of Shovelry.
Below is a couple of excerpts from the interview between Thomas & David which discusses all things shovelry. Continue reading A Year In Development: A Yacht Club Games X Nintendo Life Interview About Shovel Knight
Following the new Specter of Torment trailer shown during The Game Awards 2016, Yacht Club Games have published a new blog post that provides a few interesting details. Continue reading Specter of Torment is Essentially an All New Game
As if they aren’t busy enough as it is, what with Shovel Knight releasing in Japan very soon, but Yacht Club Games are currently developing two additional campaigns for their award winning title and published Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack for Australia, but they’re also thinking about their next game as well. Continue reading Yacht Club Games Ask Fans What Their Next Big Game Should Be?