Yacht Club Games announces
the release of Shovel Knight
for Windows, Wii U, and 3DS, offering an
adventure game that attempts to split the difference between the old swords and
ploughshares debate. Here's are some details:
Shovel Knight is a sweeping
classic action adventure game with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and
an 8-bit retro aesthetic created by Yacht Club Games. You play as the eponymous
Shovel Knight, a small knight with a huge quest. Shovel Knight has come to this
valley with two goals: to defeat the evil Enchantress and save his lost beloved.
He wields a ShovelBlade; a multipurpose weapon whose techniques have now been
lost to the ages. Always honest and helpful, Shovel Knight is a shining example
of the code of Shovelry: Slash Mercilessly and Dig Tirelessly!
However, between Shovel Knight and his beloved stands a cadre of villainous
knights. These terrible foes, known as The Order of No Quarter, have been
dispatched to prevent Shovel Knight from reaching the Enchantress at any