Shovel Knight Dig hits Swap, Steam, and Apple Arcade in September
In the end, it’s tunneling time
Though I’ve did not sustain with the Shovel Knight prolonged universe, as a fan of the action-platformer debut, Shovel Knight’s ensuing cameos, and Mr. Driller-style video games on the whole, I’ve been trying ahead to Shovel Knight Dig. Nitrome and Yacht Membership Video games lastly introduced a launch date right this moment — Shovel Knight Dig is coming to Nintendo Swap, PC (by way of Steam), and Apple Arcade on September 23, 2022. No information about PlayStation.
Right here’s a YouTube skit with gameplay footage starting on the 1:09 mark.
Frantic, proper? It seems nice to me — higher than I bear in mind.
The idea for Shovel Knight Dig could also be about descending, however there are plenty of acquainted motion parts right here past simply “digging” in hopes of catching up with Drill Knight. And with extra of these hard-hitting boss fights, it seems true to Shovel Knight‘s roots.
The outdated “yet another run” attract
As for the roguelite gameplay twist, Yacht Membership says to count on everlasting objects and upgrades as you progress. “There are literally thousands of pixel-perfect degree chunks, that are procedurally stitched collectively to create infinite adventurous combos. Every journey down the nicely will carry you nearer to discovering the secrets and techniques mendacity on the backside.”
In a weblog submit right this moment, the builders shared a bit extra about Tinker Knight and Mole Knight, who’re as much as no good with the Hexcavators.
For those who’re attending PAX West later this week (whoa, we blew previous August), Shovel Knight Dig might be at Sales space #217 on the fourth ground of the Seattle Conference Middle.
At launch on September 23, Shovel Knight Dig will value $24.99 on Nintendo Swap and Steam, although the latter could have a ten % off promo for those who’re early sufficient. For those who’ve received Apple Arcade, the sport might be included in your $4.99-per-month subscription.