when asked about announced before PlayStation 4 version, said a representative of Yacht Club Games gematsu“Our existing platform Shovel Knight Drillis the release of Nintendo SwitchApple Arcadian, and Steam! If we ever expand our platform list, we’re sure to make a lot of noise about it!” (Update 19:20: Yacht Club Games has since clarified to Gematsu Shovel Knight Drill will be available for Game station and Xbox platforms “later.”)
Game review via Yacht Club Games:
When Drill Knight and his intrepid digging crew destroy Shovel Knight’s peaceful camp and steal his loot, he grabs his trusty Shovel Knife and starts tunneling after them!
Meet new friends and enemies, visit strange lands, and dress yourself up in a quest to keep the entire land from falling apart! Jump, slash and dig your way through a rapidly changing mystery chasm Shovel Knight Drillbrand new Spade knight adventure!
- A brand new presentation with a new presentation Spade knight the story! When Drill Knight and his intrepid digging crew destroy Shovel Knight’s peaceful camp and steal his loot, he grabs his trusty Shovel Knife and starts tunneling after them!
- First Spade knight adventure in glorious high-color pixel graphics and sound. Fluid animation, scaling, rotation and parallax create the most believable Shovel Knight world yet!
- Every adventure is different! Shovel Knight Drill levels are carefully crafted, then stitched together using special generation techniques for endless replayability.
- Jump, slash and dig your way to a whole new direction – down! Rely on your trusty Shovel Drop, then dig up giant dirt with the all-new Speed Shovel mechanic.
- Grow in power and wealth as you descend into the depths of the earth. Unlock permanent items and emerge with unparalleled riches to further equip your Knight of Spades.
- New knights, new characters and new enemies abound, but fear not! Shovel Knight Drill features Knight of spades’s signature story, humor and maybe some familiar faces…
- Another pulse-pounding soundtrack in a new style by the amazing virtuoso Jake Kaufman!
- The first collaboration between Yacht Club Games and Pixel masters Nitrome!
Watch the new trailer below.