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Shovel Knight

NWR Hype Meter 2016 Preview Results: #25 - #21

They may be the least hyped on the list, but you guys still want them!...

by Justin Berube and Neal Ronaghan - January 22, 2016

Donald's 2015 “B” Awards

Having already spilled his top 10 list, Donald takes aim at his personal picks for some other categories...

by Donald Theriault - January 10, 2016

Hidden Gems: Games You Might Have Missed: MORE Wii U Games

We’re making a list and checking it twice. We’re gonna find out what games you might have missed this generation....

by Adam Abou-Nasr, Carmine Red, and Matt West - November 25, 2015

The Top 5 Nintendo eShop Games of 2014: Neal Ronaghan, Director

Have you met Shovel Knight?...

by Neal Ronaghan - February 2, 2015

NWR Staff's 10 Favorite Games of 2014: Shovel Knight

This love letter to classic platformers warmed our hearts and souls....

by Zachary Miller - December 24, 2014

INTERVIEW: Shovel Knight Interview with Yacht Club Games

We all love it, so we decided to talk to the masterminds themselves about the wonderful creation that is Shovel Knight....

by Justin Baker, Aaron R. Brown, Andy Goergen, Clay Johnson, Zachary Miller, and Mike Sklens - August 5, 2014

Our Top 5 Games of 2014 (So Far)

We've all thought about it, and this is what we think are the best games of 2014 so far....

by - July 7, 2014

Where Did All the eShop Games Go?

Remember when all those eShop games were slated for release the past few months? Find out what happened....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 28, 2014

The MIX LA 2013 Shows Off the Latest in Indie Gaming

Fancy venue plus communal beer keg equals one heck of a night....

by Kimberly Keller - November 12, 2013

INTERVIEW: Shovelware: An Interview with Yacht Club Games About Shovel Knight, the Art of Jumping, and Working in 8-Bit

We get the dirt on Shovel Knight from Yacht Club Games' Sean Velasco. ...

by Tyler Ohlew - April 11, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 524: Original Podcast, Do Not Steal

Metal Nintendo the Podcast is 400 years old, a great skateboarder, and everyone loves him....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Guillaume Veillette - May 28, 2017

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 522: In Defense of Stereotypes

Is your day a little brighter if you listen to the show imagining half of the podcast is still growing their Nordiques protest beard?...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - May 14, 2017

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 515: The 22 Billion Yen Friend Code

DeNA worked hard to create a system leveraged on Friend Codes, Miitomo, and Twitter followers to make adding Switch friends feel like alchemy....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - March 26, 2017

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 501: Faint Praise

A listener's letter reveals a dark truth: We, you and I, are our own jailors in the prison that is Radio Free Nintendo....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Guillaume Veillette - December 11, 2016

THE FAMICAST: Episode 93 - WE WOOD LIKE TO PLAY

The Famicast wouldn't be complete without some in depth talk about cricket...right?...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - December 9, 2016

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 488: I Need the Good Rocks, and I Don't Mean Geodude

I'm just a man, walking around, with a pipe but no rocks....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Jon Lindemann - August 6, 2016

THE FAMICAST: The Famicast: LIVE Telethon Special with Cheesemeister and John Davis

Now remastered for your listening pleasure!...

by James Charlton and Ty Shughart - December 12, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 68 - YO-KAI WATCHERS

Yo-kai, that's why...or something......

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - November 13, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 67 - CRAZY PUMPKIN NIGHT

Does Halloween even exist in Japan? It does if you listen to this show!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - October 29, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 446: Black Hatred in Vague Human Shape

The Super Mario Maker circle is complete and we reveal the winner of our Mario Maker-inspired RetroActive poll....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - September 27, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 436: Federation Farce, RFN Edition

We can't talk about this subject anymore. *Similarities to other podcasts are purely "Coincidental"...

by Daniel Bloodworth, James Jones, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - July 19, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 48 - PLEASE UNDERSTAND US

JC and Ty try and talk about the Nintendo Direct. Somehow Japanese beer is involved....

by James Charlton and Ty Shughart - January 24, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 401: Themesters

It's time to get back to normal, and that includes Smash Bros, system updates, and Listener Mail....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - October 12, 2014

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 144: I've Seen Some Badass Canes

DKCR3D, an interview with Yacht Club Games, and the return of Daan's Quiz Show are all on this week's Connectivity....

by Aaron R. Brown, Alex Culafi, Daan Koopman, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Addison Webb - August 3, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 389: Best Practices

Weird assortment of games in New Business leads to weird assortment of stories and questions in Listener Mail!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 6, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 388: Visitation Rights

You wish us to talk even more about Shovel Knight and E3? MEKKA-LEKKA-HI, MEKKA-HINEY-HO...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - June 29, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 387: Exit Plan

Regrouping after E3, we have several new games, a real solution to Jon's Mario troubles, and a debrief on the big event and its effect on Nintendo's image going forward....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - June 22, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 331: Maskerade

Everyone knows that a power trio is the purest form of rock and roll....

by James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - March 30, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 79: PAX Director's Cut

A full recap of what we saw at PAX and our live game of Who Wants to be a Nintendoaire?!...

by Nate Andrews, Patrick Barnett, David Egolf, James Jones, Jonathan Metts, Neal Ronaghan, Lauren Ronaghan, Jared Rosenberg, Scott Thompson, and Guillaume Veillette - March 30, 2013

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Genre Action
Developer Yacht Club Games
Players1

Worldwide Releases

na: Shovel Knight
Release Jun 26, 2014
PublisherYacht Club Games
RatingEveryone
jpn: Shovel Knight
Release Jun 30, 2016
PublisherNintendo
RatingAll Ages
eu: Shovel Knight
Release Nov 06, 2014
PublisherYacht Club Games
Rating7+
aus: Shovel Knight
Release Nov 06, 2014
PublisherYacht Club Games
RatingParental Guidance
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