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Category: Shovel Knight

Designing Body Swap

Shovel Knight is a game which draws on what we loved about designs from the 80s. But some of those 80s concepts can be a bit outmoded today, especially in regards to gender. After making some missteps with previous projects, we wanted to make sure that Shovel Knight was more inclusive and not so regressive. That’s one of the reasons we worked to make Shield Knight’s character an equal partner to Shovel Knight, someone he fights alongside at the end, instead of just a ‘damsel in distress’.

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Specter of Torment and Treasure Trove Initial Release Date!

How’s it goin’, edge lords! It’s been a busy year right out of the gate for us! We’ve been working nonstop to put the finishing touches on Specter of Torment, Body Swap, Co-op for all consoles, and even a few other surprises! First up, we finally have a Switch release date to share:

 

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment will release March 3rd on Nintendo Switch for $9.99!!

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