Hollow Knight was a fantastic game. I’m sure you all remember July 26th, 2017 very well, for it was the day we reviewed it. We liked it and awarded Hollow Knight the coveted 5 stars out of 5. With that sense of achievement, there’s no need to feel hollow any longer.
At the time we said:
“The beautiful world of Hollow Knight elevates it to great heights. Every location is dripping with lore, telling stories of the tragic downfall of the world around you. With gorgeous hand-drawn environments, a fantastic soundtrack, and a cast of vibrant characters, Hollownest was a delight to explore from beginning to end. The gameplay is nothing innovative, but the journey is amazing all the same.”
Of course, you all remember that well. Luckily for us developers, Team Cherry has announced a new sequel entitled Hollow Knight: Silksong. The new game will star Hornet from the original game. Originally Silksong had been announced as DLC, however, it now stands on its own as a fully fledged sequel to Hollow Knight.
Team Cherry had this to say on their website:
“Almost from the very start, Hornet’s adventure was intended to take place in a new land, but as we dove in, it quickly became too large and too unique to stay a DLC, as initially planned. We do know that makes the wait a little longer, but we think the final, fresh world you’ll get to explore is worth it.”
They also released a developer diary where they talk more about the sequel:
Not only did we get that video, we also got gifted a trailer:
I for one am pleased we’re seeing a full sequel, sure, we’ll have to wait longer to see it, but all good things come to those who wait. In the meantime, we can all keep replaying the original Hollow Knight to death. Oh, and of course we can all go back and re-read our review of it. No word of the release date yet, it will, however, it will launch on the Switch and PC first, with Xbox and PS4 releases to follow. We’ll keep you updated when we know more.
Steve is the resident Englishman, just don’t hold that against him. He’s been playing games for the best part of 3 decades and will continue to do so for as long as his thumbs hold up. When they no longer work, he’ll still find a way to play Resident Evil 2. Lover of most things nerdy Steve also likes sports. Go sports!