Yacht Club Games News


Video Capture Support Coming To Shovel Knight On Switch

By Kevin Tucker, Nov 29, 2017 4:30pm PST

Yacht Club's 8-bit throwback platformer will soon join the short list of games that support Switch video capture.


Everything We Know About King Knight, the Final 'Shovel Knight' Expansion

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 22, 2017 10:00am PDT

Following our chat with Yacht Club Games at E3 2017, here's everything we know about Shovel Knight's final expansion.


E3 2017: Yacht Club Games Interview With Sean Velasco and Nick Wozniak

By Shack Staff, Jun 14, 2017 9:05pm PDT

The two developers stopped by to talk about games in general at the show, while adding a bit about what they have been working on. 


Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment Review: To Die For

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 10, 2017 1:40pm PST

Is Specter of Torment a ghost of the original Shovel Knight? Read our review to find out.


Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove features more content, coming to Switch, Xbox One, PS4, and PC

By David Craddock, Jan 11, 2017 3:23pm PST

Campaigns and battle modes will be made available for sale separately, too.


"It's still going to be the easiest way to move a particular character around (with the Amiibo). ..."

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Game Awards 2016: Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is the Prequel You've Been Dreaming Of

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 01, 2016 6:41pm PST

Shovel my heart away.


Specter Knight leaves the shadows in upcoming Shovel Knight campaign

By David Craddock, Jun 22, 2016 4:05pm PDT

Run, leap, and slash in the next free update to Shovel Knight.


Shovel Knight hits 1 million copies sold

By David Craddock, Apr 15, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Yacht Club celebrates by discounting digital version across all platforms.


"Hooray! Great game (plus expansions!) My son loves it even more; thanks to him, we've logged ..."

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Shovel Knight Amiibo will dig into North America in January

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 04, 2015 3:32pm PST

Yacht Club and Nintendo previously announced their intention to release a Shovel Knight Amiibo. Now see how it works in Shovel Knight before its release date.


"Somebody restrain Greg :) Looks cool, I might have to get it."

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Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows impressions - Blinded with Science

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Plague Knight takes center stage in Shovel Knight's first expansion and proves that expansion adventures can be every bit as good as their predecessors.


"Well, the free expansion isn't going anywhere. Come back to it next time there's a gaming lull ..."

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Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows - playing the game's opening minutes

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2015 3:00pm PDT

So just how different is Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows from the original Shovel Knight campaign? If the opening minutes are any indication, they're quite different, while also feeling refreshingly familiar.


"It's out and it's free, I played the first level with Plague Knight. Hard to get the hang of at ..."

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Shovel Knight story must be finished to unlock 'Plague of Shadows' unless this code is used first

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2015 9:58am PDT

Yacht Club Games is releasing the Plague of Shadows campaign in the next hour or so, but before that, the developer is informing players that the Shovel Knight campaign must be finished first to unlock it. That is, unless they punch in this code first.


Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows Release Date Announced

By Steven Wong, Sep 09, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows, a free update to Shovel Knight, releases in just one week!


Shovel Knight gets his own Amiibo as Nintendo hints at inevitable sequel

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2015 9:52pm PDT

Shovel Knight has dug into a new milestone, as the character will be the first from the indie gaming space to receive his own Amiibo figure.


"Nice that is pretty rad, I really hope they make 2, its seems pretty much guaranteed. Man it ..."

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Super Smash Bros. may fill its roster with Shovel Knight

By Daniel Perez, Aug 26, 2015 8:47am PDT

Everyone's favorite shovel-wielding knight may be heading to Super Smash Bros. after all.


"Wouldn't mind getting Shield Knight and Plague Knight in there too at some point."

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