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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove launching first on Nintendo Switch

Yacht Club Games has announced its upcoming Shovel Knight expansions, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment will be launching on Nintendo Switch first during the console’s launch window. Other platforms will follow after sometime in the spring. Yacht Club Games has yet to reveal specific release …

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Shovel Knight has sold 1.2 million copies

Developer Yacht Club Games has revealed just how well its indie darling has performed. The studio has revealed that between its launch in June 2014 and December 2015 the platformer sold more than 1m units in total – physical and digital. But in February, the Kickstarter game’s digital sales figures …

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Shovel Knight Amiibo hitting Europe a month before US

Developer Yacht Club Games has announced a December 11th release for the Shovel Knight figure in Europe. However, it won’t be hitting North America until January 8th. It will be priced at 10.99 and $12.99 respectively. It was an agonizing decision, as production difficulties forced us to choose between rushing …

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Yacht Club scraps Xbox One’s physical Shovel Knight release

Publishing policies” have been blamed for the decision to scrap the release of indie platformer Shovel Knight on Xbox One. With extremely heavy hearts, we’re sad to announce there will not be an Xbox One physical version this holiday,” developer Yacht Club said. We really gave it our best effort, …

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Margin Makers: Guide to indie games merchandise

It’s not just triple-A brands that inspire fans to show off their passion for gaming; smaller-budget titles are just as rich for merchandise. MCV takes a closer look When it comes to trends in the games industry, indie titles have never been more in fashion. Increasing ubiquitous over the last …

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Shovel Knight becomes the first indie game Amiibo

Nintendo’s increased fraternising with the indie community has been stepped up with confirmation of the first Amiibo based on an indie title. The game in question is Shovel Knight. It’s the first non-first party figure from the company to appear outside of the Smash Bros range. There are also some …

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Shovel Knight receiving physical release in October

Shovel Knight is heading to retail in North America and Europe this October, developer Yacht Club Games has announced. In a post on thestudio’s website, Yacht Club reveals Shovel Knight will get a boxed release for 3DS, Wii U, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 13th. A Europe-exclusive physical …

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Margin Makers: Guide to indie merchandise

Small but mighty, indie games have become a hot point of interest for players, publishers and platform holders alike in the last few years. So much so, some even have merchandise. MCV takes a look Indie games are big news. Once moderately prosperous passion projects, independently-developed titles have been brought …

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Plain sailing for Yacht Club Games

In 2014 a retro-themed NES-style platformer launched onto Wii U, 3DS and PC. The game was called Shovel Knight, a title funded via Kickstarter and made by a team of veterans of California-based developer WayForward Technologies. The first time they all worked together was on old-school fighting game Double Dragon …

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Shovel Knight PlayStation release to include God of War’s Kratos

Shovel Knight is heading to PlayStation platforms, and Kratos is apparently crashing the party. The Kickstarter success was on display at Sony’s PlayStation Experience event over the weekend, with a new trailer confirming the game will release on PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. The trailer also teases an appearance of …

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