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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment DLC Arrives on April 25 for PS4, PS3 & PS Vita

[embedded content] Yacht Club Games has announced that Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is releasing on April 25 in North America for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita. The European release is “April TBD.” If you already own Shovel Knight or Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, Specter of Torment will be available as a free download. If you don’t own Shovel Knight, PS4 owners will be able to buy Specter of Torment as a standalone game for $9.99 USD. Here’s what to expect from Specter of Torment: Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is the action-packed prequel to Shovel Knight! With his scythe and preternatural agility at the ready, he can glide across the ground, clamber up walls, and command an arsenal of curious weapons. If he carries out his duties to the Enchantress, Specter Knight may have a chance at regaining his lost humanity and breaking his chains of servitude. But what cruel tricks might the Enchantress have up her sleeve? Climb walls, leap over gaps, and dispatch enemies with the Dash Slash. Specter Knight’s playstyle brings motion and action to the forefront! Collect and upgrade Curios to unleash all new special attacks. Test your scythe skills with Feats and Challenge Stages featuring Boss rematches, platforming challenges, and more! Yacht READ…

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Shovel Knight Books Make Their Way to Amazon

Looking to fill up your bookshelf with more gaming-related literature? Developer Yacht Club Games has partnered with Penguin Books to bring “shovelry” to your paperback collection. …Read More The post Shovel Knight Books Make Their Way to Amazon by Lou Contaldi appeared first on DualShockers.

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Shovel Knight’s Free Story Update ‘Specter of Torment’ Gets Release Date Across Most Platforms

Yacht Club Games announced that the free story update for their retro platformer, Shovel Knight, will launch for Wii U on April 21, and PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita, 3DS on April 25 in North …Read More The post Shovel Knight’s Free Story Update ‘Specter of Torment’ Gets Release Date Across Most Platforms by Azario Lopez appeared first on DualShockers.

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Amazon listing for Shovel Knight artbook spotted

Shovel Knight has been one of the best indie games to come to Wii U and Nintendo Switch and it seems like Yacht Club Games is enjoying that success by producing an official artbook for fans of the game. There’s no picture with this listing, but if it’s anything like the Hyrule Historia it should be of interest to Shovel Knight fans.The listing on Amazon says the book will be a 184 page art book that will feature tons of art from the Shovel Knight series. The book will be released on August 29th.Shovel Knight Artbook – $39.99 READ FULL STORY AT NINTENDOTODAY!

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Adds 1080p Support for Nintendo Switch in New Update

Shovel Knight has been getting a bevy of news today — only earlier today Yacht Club Games revealed that Shovel Knight’s Specter of Torment expansion would be coming to all consoles in April. Now Yacht Club has …Read More The post Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Adds 1080p Support for Nintendo Switch in New Update by Lou Contaldi appeared first on DualShockers.

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Yacht Club Games Reveal Specter of Torment Release Windows Across All Platforms

Champing at the bit for more Shovel Knight content? Yacht Club Games has revealed when the Specter of Torment expansion will be coming to consoles — other than the Nintendo Switch — and thankfully they are all …Read More The post Yacht Club Games Reveal Specter of Torment Release Windows Across All Platforms by Lou Contaldi appeared first on DualShockers.

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New patch available for Shovel Knight on Switch with several fixes

The folks over at Yacht Club Games have been hard at work on a patch for Shovel Knight and Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment to fix a few issues that have cropped up in various areas of the game. Some of these changes specifically for Switch also include the ability to play at 1080p resolution while docked. Shovel Knight Patch 3.0A Fixes Fix: Specter of Torment: Crash when defeating the final boss with a German language setting. Fix: Specter of Torment: Fixed a bug that allowed Specter Knight to Judgment Rush to unintended locations during certain scenes. Fix: Specter of Torment: Horace sometimes rewarding the wrong gold amount when reaching the tower’s top. Fix: Support for Player 2’s controller within calibrate screen prompts. Fix: Delete All now resets screen scale and brightness settings. Fix: Shovel of Hope: Various bug fixes for co-op. Fix: Specter of Torment: Broken camera transition when falling into a certain death pit within “event 2”. Various localization and text improvements. Change (Shovel/Plague): The wandering encounter Reize will no longer cross over into the second tier of stages if the game time is below 25 minutes… Switch Now outputs at a 1080p resolution while playing in READ…

Shovel Knight’s body swap mode is ready for the Nintendo Switch

“Shovel Knight” will be coming out for the Nintendo Switch this week along with the “Specter of Torment” campaign, but that’s not all that’s coming around. Simultaneously with “Specter of Torment” Body Swap Mode will be added to the game. Body Swap Mode is a cosmetic setting menu that lets you switch the genders of the title knight, Shield Knight,… READ FULL STORY AT THEGG!

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Specter of Torment Confirmed for Nintendo Switch Launch

The 2D platformer Shovel Knight has been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch launch with the Treasure Trove collection and the Specter of Torment expansion. …Read More The post Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Specter of Torment Confirmed for Nintendo Switch Launch by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.

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Yacht Club Games Confirms Development on Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment has been Completed

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Yacht Club Games Finally Working on a Game that isn’t Shovel Knight in 2017

For as great as Shovel Knight is, it’s now been out since June 2016. It’s been ported to many systems and had a major piece of DLC released as well. Even though developer Yacht Club Games is …Read More The post Yacht Club Games Finally Working on a Game that isn’t Shovel Knight in 2017 by Leif Conti-Groome appeared first on DualShockers.

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Shovel Knight Coming to Nintendo Switch; New Updates, Two-Player Co-op, and More Announced

The acclaimed 2014 2D platformer has been confirmed for a new version coming to Nintendo Switch, along with numerous updates on previous platforms. …Read More The post Shovel Knight Coming to Nintendo Switch; New Updates, Two-Player Co-op, and More Announced by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.

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Shovel Knight Is Coming To Switch, Getting A New Structure And Price

That’s a buff looking Shield Knight! Shovel Knight will be released on the Nintendo Switch. The popular platformer is also getting a slew of additional modes as well as new name and price. Advertisement Yacht Club Games outlined their plans in a blog post today. Shovel Knight will be updated into a new version called Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove. Players who own the original title will have their copy upgraded to the new version for free. It will contain the main game, the Plague Knight campaign Plague of Shadows, and the new Specter of Torment campaign featuring Specter Knight. The original campaign will now be known as ‘Shovel of Hope’ After the upgrade to Treasure Trove, new players who did not own the game will be able to purchase previous campaigns separately or as a bundle. The game’s price will also be increasing an unspecified amount in the Spring. If the restructuring seems confusing, that’s because it kind of is. Advertisement Less confusing and far more welcome are the upcoming additions to the game. A gender swapping Body Swap Mode will change READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

AGDQ's Shovel Knight Speedrun Race Was Tense

Speedrunning charity event Awesome Games Done Quick is in full swing and already producing some amazing runs. Yesterday, a speedrun race between two Shovel Knight players stole the show. Advertisement Awesome Games Done Quick or AGDQ showcases some of the best speedrunners in a week long charity drive for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. In addition to solo runs, the event hosts races between players. This race between current Any% world record holder Smaugy and Munchakoopas is one of the best yet. The race is notable for focusing largely on high technical skill and very few glitches. The runners are also joined by the JHobz, who does wonderful commentary throughout the match. It’s everything you could ever want from a speedrun race: astounding boss fights, shortcuts, and a few heartbreaking deaths. In the end, Smaugy won. He secured victory by a meager six seconds. Advertisement Well done, runners. That definitely was awesome. READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!