Shovel Knight

Retro platform gaming may be an oversubscribed genre these days, but Shovel Knight only proves the enduring appeal of this play style.

Key events

Shovel Knight's King of Cards campaign and Showdown spin-off out in December

Plus, a first look at new game Shovel Knight Dig.

Shovel Knight is coming to Switch, introduces new pricing scheme

DLC campaigns to be sold as standalone titles.

Shovel Knight is getting two more free campaigns

Along with a competitive multiplayer Battle Mode.

Shovel Knight's retail release delayed two weeks

Xbox One physical version canned.

FeatureShovel Knight's Plague of Shadows DLC sets a new standard for free add-ons

It's basically an entirely new game. Can you dig it?

Shovel Knight's Plague of Shadows expansion dated

Out next week on 17 September.

Shovel Knight is getting a retail release

Has sold over 700K copies.

The best Wii U games: June 2015

UPDATED: Our picks from the quirky Nintendo console's small but enviable catalogue.

VideoVideo: Watch Battletoads return in Shovel Knight on Xbox One

Here's how to find Rare's cult characters.

Battletoads in Xbox One version of Shovel Knight sets tongues wagging

As Rare's 30th anniversary approaches, we quiz Phil Spencer.

Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight announced for Xbox One

UPDATE: Wasteland 2 also coming to PS4.

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows expansion detailed

Stretch goal content coming as a free update.

Shovel Knight joins the cast of Road Redemption

Dev calls him "Road Redemption's version of The Terminator."

Shovel Knight is finally out in Europe on 3DS and Wii U

Has a 33 per cent Cross-Buy discount.

Shovel Knight sales surpass dev's lifetime estimate in one month

After going unpaid for months, Yacht Club shifts 180K copies.

Shovel Knight's secret Butt Mode is assinine

Replaces all recurring proper nouns with "butt".

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The ace of spades.

Shovel Knight set to launch this month on Steam

Wii U and 3DS versions dated for North America, but not Europe.

Shovel Knight's Wii U and 3DS-exclusive multiplayer features detailed

Leave messages and engage in asynchronous battles.

Shovel Knight unearths at the end of Q1

Entering alpha now. New trailer too!

The latest batch of accepted Steam Greenlight titles have been announced

Shovel Knight, Death, Inc, and Dreamfall Chapters.

Ex-WayForward staff reveal retro platformer Shovel Knight

UPDATE: Wii U and 3DS versions confirmed... if successfully funded.