Shovel Knight

Genre: Indie, Platform, Adventure

Shovel Knight is a sweeping classic action adventure game with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic. It's a hot mashup of new and old! You play as the eponymous Shovel Knight, a small knight with a huge quest. Shovel Knight has come to this land with two goals: to defeat the evil Enchantress and quest for his lost be... Read More

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Old-school actions brings the trickiest bosses
Use that shovel!


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Shovel Knight blew me away. Or should i say it dug me away. (That was an awful joke). Shovel Knight is the best game to come out of crowdfunding and it is one of the few games that actually is paying homage to the NES era whilst also being a great game. The game follows a knight. Shovel Knight. Who seeks revenge on the death of his beloved shield knight. The game takes the classic elements from old NES games and adds some of the best level design... Read More


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This is an adventure game in which players assume the role of the Shovel Knight on a quest to stop an evil enchantress. As players run and jump through side-scrolling levels, they use a shovel to swat or hop on fantastical enemies (e.g., giant insects, skeletons). Enemies disappear amid puffs of smoke and scattered jewels when defeated.
The content of this game is suitable for persons aged 7 years and over only. It contains: Non realistic looking violence towards fantasy characters - Non realistic looking violence towards characters which although human are not very detailed

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