Platforming hero Shovel Knight dons their horned helmet once more on September twenty third when the sequence subsequent instalment, Shovel Knight Dig, arrives on Steam. This time, ol’ Shoves and buddy Defend Knight are tangling with the nefarious Drill Knight, who’s pinched all of the stuff from their campsite, consider it or no longer. Devs Yacht Membership Video games enlisted YouTubers Arin Hanson and Jirard ‘The Completionist’ Khalil to announce the sport, and you’ll watch the trailer beneath.
Shovel Knight Dig is extra of the vintage platforming you’d be expecting from Yacht Membership’s output. Alternatively, they’ve teamed with prolific UK-based indie dev group Nitrome, of Bomb Hen renown, for it. Dig is a roguelike, with Shovel Knight and Defend Knight having to tunnel their manner down via an “ever-changing chasm of puzzle”. The sport’s been in construction for 4 years, so it’s had a lot of time within the oven.
Yacht Membership also are operating on retro-styled action-adventure Mina The Hollower, which takes its affect from NES and SNES video games similar to The Legend Of Zelda and Castlevania. Mina The Hollower was once introduced in February, passing its Kickstarter purpose inside an afternoon. I’m keeping track of this one when it ultimately releases, however there’s no company date but.
I will’t consider Shovel Knight’s been round since 2014. The nature’s already had a number of video games below their belt, together with ultimate 12 months’s Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon. They’ve seemed as a visitor persona in shedloads of indie video games too. At this level, the retro-inspired knight is sort of simply unfashionable. Give it every other few years and perhaps we’ll get a three-D reinvention for Shovel Knight 64.
Shovel Knight Dig moves out on Steam on September twenty third for £21/$25/€25. No Steam web page but peeps, sorry. It’s additionally coming to Apple Arcade and Nintendo Transfer.