Shovel Knight Features
A rotating list of the best games on Steam may seem impossible on the surface, but against all odds, we've done it. Now updated for 2020!
In the penultimate entry, Yacht Club Games talks about the small but important details that can make the difference in a level.
Yacht Club Games recounts the evolution of Shovel Knight's ambitious collection.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | VR news, lawsuits, and a big splash on mobile from Nintendo mark a busy week for games in America (and for America, generally).
Five years after its original release, we catch up with Yacht Club's Sean Velasco to talk about delays, lessons learned, and the future of Shovel Knight.
We stream the latest Shovel Knight campaign featuring his Royal Highness, King Knight.
DESIGN IN ACTION | And final thoughts in general.
DESIGN IN ACTION | Plenty of games imitate the classics. Few manage to simultaneously embrace and transcend them.
DESIGN IN ACTION: How the push-and-pull of iterative challenges invisibly eases players into the game's most advanced platforming techniques.
DESIGN IN ACTION | Yacht Club Games' brilliant platformer called back to the golden age of gaming with a reminder that the best tutorial is experience.
We talk to indie developers about bringing their games to Nintendo's Switch and how Nintendo has helped that process along.
Yacht Club Games talks about Specter of Torment's new story and structure, as well as why they keep putting out such elaborate expansions for free.
COVER STORY: We wrap up our Brave Wave profile with this conversation with one of the label's biggest draws: Mega Man and Shovel Knight composer Manami Matsumae.
PART 10: Not every add-on is worth adding on, but these expansions and updates rose above the rest.
Playing as Plague Knight brings a new and hilarious perspective to Yacht Club's already excellent adventure.
How Nintendo's insanely successful Amiibo lineup is diversifying, and what that could mean.
We joined Yacht Club Games for the final whirlwind days before the launch of Shovel Knight. Here's what we learned.
How Yacht Club Games turned a retro tribute something more with their own brand of visual storytelling.
Where does 2D gaming fit in an industry whose biggest successes are assuredly pixel-free? We speak with some of today's greatest 2D developers to find out what draws them to the art form, and why they stand by it.
After absolutely falling in love with the first few levels, the USgamer crew explores the latter half of Yacht Club's stunning homage to all things 8-bit.
June's hottest game is now July's hottest community playthrough discussion. Join us and talk about this modern retro masterpiece!
Translating the classic gaming experience to our modern age requires a careful mix of old and new elements -- so why did DuckTales Remastered falter where Shovel Knight exceeded expectations?
This month's games all have one thing in common: you can find them on Nintendo platforms (and maybe on Steam, too).
Watch Mike fail horribly at Yacht Club Games' inaugural title, Shovel Knight.