What’s up, dirt dorks? Shovel Knight was released in 2014, it has become a big success! And with success and popularity come imitators. And boy oh boy, Shovel Knight has spawned a lot of copycats!

Now, don’t get us wrong- we are usually really flattered when other games take inspiration from Shovel Knight. But as time has gone by, it’s gotten a bit out of hand. Some people may not even know the extent of it! That’s why we took a break from working on new projects and games so we could compile this list, to better inform you, our loyal fans.

So, without further ado, let’s jump into the top things that other games have been borrowing from Shovel Knight!