A common description, and sometimes even selling point, of games these days is linear or non-linear. Triple A titles are sometimes chastised for being too linear or restricting, especially when similar games or previous games in the franchise offer unrestricted experiences.
There are many titles that have worked at utilizing the spirit of old school technique to enhance the experience of a good game. What is it that makes Shovel Knight stand out from other attempts at retro charm?
In the day of the digital game, retail releases aren't the only major players on the battlefield. However, which one takes home the Best Indie Game of the Summer crown is up to you.
In a detailed sales breakdown on its website, Yacht Club Games let us in on how its first game, Shovel Knight, performed in its first month in the wild. To summarize in one word: amazing!
Shovel Knight, if nothing else, is an amazing love letter to the days of gaming’s past.
With only two days left until the game’s release, indie developer Yacht Club Games has unveiled a release trailer for Shovel Knight, showing the titular hero in 8-bit action.
Indie studio Yacht Club Games has announced that its upcoming 8-bit platformer will be coming to Nintendo 3DS, Wii U and PC later this month, but is stopping by E3 first.
In an effort to get our blood pumping and our hype train a-rolling, Yacht Club Games has released a new trailer for Shovel Knight. It's pretty damn awesome.
Shovel Knight, one of the latest games to boast a Kickstarter success story, will wrap up its campaign later tonight, having blasted past its $75,000 goal and coming close to its final stretch goal. In order to celebrate their success, the devs at Yacht Club Games are entertaining the masses by live-streaming their gaming marathon.