Hollow Knight

A stern yet scintillating 2D adventure that makes a point of not holding your hand.

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Hollow Knight gets surprise sequel for Switch and PC

Who saw this coming? Team Cherry has unveiled its latest project, which turns out to be a full sequel to popular Metroidvania Hollow Knight.

According to developer Team Cherry's blog post, Hollow Knight: Silksong follows the adventures of Hornet as she journeys through "a whole new kingdom haunted by silk and song".

"Captured and brought to an unfamiliar land, Hornet must battle foes and solve mysteries as she ascends on a deadly pilgrimage to the kingdom's peak."

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Physical edition of Hollow Knight cancelled

The physical edition of Hollow Knight has been cancelled.

Developer Team Cherry had partnered with publisher Skybound Games to release Hollow Knight on discs, but both parties have walked away from the deal.

Skybound tweeted to say it was no longer working with Team Cherry on the physical edition of Hollow Knight.

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Nintendo Switch darling Hollow Knight now has a PS4 and Xbox One release date

After finding plenty of fans on Nintendo Switch and PC, Hollow Knight has now secured a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release date. It's coming soon, too - on 25th September.

The well-received indie Metroidvania adventure arrives on PS4 and Xbox One in its Voidheart Edition, with all four of the game's additional content packs built in.

A PlayStation Store blog post has promised a 20 per cent pre-order discount, too.

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Hollow Knight review - a slick, stylish, and super tough Metroidvania

There are no training wheels in this kingdom.

Buried deep within this insect infested land, each playthrough of Hollow Knight feels and moves a little differently. There are no waypoints or story missions - there's not even a right or wrong way to play, really. Developer Team Cherry doesn't care where you go, or how you get there. Even how much of the story you see is up to you.

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Hollow Knight's "under-the-hood" Lifeblood update arrives on PC

Hollow Knight's "under-the-hood" Lifeblood update arrives on PC

As part of ongoing work on Switch version.

Developer Team Cherry has released Lifeblood, its new "under-the-hood" update for the gorgeous bug-themed Metroidvania adventure Hollow Knight.

Lifeblood is out now on PC and is a bit of a departure from Hollow Knight's previous updates - Hidden Dreams and Grimm Troupe - in that it's primarily focussed on improvements and optimisations, rather than significant content additions.

Much of Lifeblood, Team Cherry explained in a blog post last month, consists of improvements made as part of ongoing work porting the game to Switch. It said these changes were beneficial enough to warrant bringing to other platforms.

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Hollow Knight's final free expansion Gods & Glory is unveiled in new teaser trailer

Gorgeous bug-based exploration adventure (or Metrdoidvania, if you will) Hollow Knight is due to get one final, free expansion update soon -

and developer Team Cherry has offered up a new teaser trailer in anticipation of its arrival.

Hollow Knight's final expansion, Gods & Glory - AKA Content Pack 03 to Kickstarter backers - follows on from last year's substantial freebies The Grimm Troupe and Hidden Dreams.

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