While Shovel Knight wasn’t originally a household name among indie titles, the game and its subsequent DLC have become major talking points among those who like hilariously good games, especially ones that delve back into the retro side of gaming. With over 11,000 Overwhelmingly Positive reviews on Steam, there’s not only a heap of fans but a ton that have fallen in love. If you played through all of Shovel Knight and want more though, or simply want a different flavor of the same concept, then this brand new puzzle adventure entry is sure to satisfy. Today, Yacht Club Games have released Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon on PC, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch platforms! You can check out the launch trailer below.
The Steam description describes the game in the following fashion:
Delve with Shovel Knight into the depths of the Pocket Dungeon in an action-packed puzzle adventure mashup like none other! Join your mysterious guide Puzzle Knight as you shovel through scads of foes, procure new equipment, and battle bosses both familiar and new. Explore a tale with endless twists and turns, quest as your favorite heroes, and even challenge a friend for fast-paced head-to-head competition in Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon!”
Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon combines the beauties of an adventure game and a puzzler into one, creating a dungeon crawler where you’re playing a falling block puzzle game! Throw Shovel Knight in the mix, and you have a bizarre but unique puzzler. Playing as one of more than 10 iconic heroes from the Shovel Knight game, you can play in several modes including a Daily Challenge mode, 1v1 Versus mode, or the classic Adventure mode if you fancy a more linear experience. Will you be able to escape the Pocket Dungeon? Time to find out.
Will you be picking up Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon on PC, PlayStation, or Switch? Let me know!