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Genre: Adventure, Indie, Platform

Platforms: Wii U, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, PlayStation Network

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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 beloved. He wields a Shovel Blade: a multipurpose weapon whose techniques have now... Read More

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Old-school actions brings the trickiest bosses
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EpicEnder99
7 reviews

Great 100%

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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Trtreiber
145 reviews

Alright 80%

(Based on PS4 version) It was breif, pretty frustrating, but fairly enjoyable. Like a metroid-vania clone with some actual personality. Just too brief to be epic though. Score Breakdown "The Tale" Story- 7 Pacing- 6 Characters- 7 Originality- 8 Linearity- 6 Length- 9 Epicness- 8 "The Presentation" Visuals- 7 Display- 8 Music- 9 Sound FX- 8 "The Mechanics" Ease of Use- 4 Innovation- 7 Replayability- 8... Read More