Shovel Knight became dear to many gamers by managing to pull off the 8-bit look and feel just right. It’s been doing the rounds as a digital release since its launch, and now developer Yacht Club Games will soon be releasing boxed, physical copies for PS4, Xbox One, Wii U and 3DS.
Set for an October release for the US and Europe, the boxed copies will include various new multiplayer modes plus a shiny, bulky booklet for extra feelies. Yacht Club plan on releasing a free DLC campaign soon for all platforms, and this too will be included in the boxed versions.
If you haven’t played the game yet, that’s as good an excuse as any to hop on the bandwagon and see what all the fuss is about.
It’s unfortunate that Nintendo decided to bring down the mighty banhammer on a previous fan attempt to recreate the Mushroom Kingdom, but that hasn’t stopped enthusiasts from inserting the iconic Italian plumber in other personal projects.
Such is the case with Mario Is Unreal, a five-minute video showing off an up-scaled Mario doing his Super Mario 64 repertoire of moves and tricks in a staggeringly beautiful and detailed world. It’s sort of goofy watching the ever-cartoony Mario juxtaposed against such realistic settings, but I can guarantee you’ll walk away wishing it were an actual game. Check it out below:
The PlayStation 4 is set to get a brand new Ratchet & Clank game in 2016. You can bet your butt that there’ll be some news on this game at E3 next week, but before then be sure to check out eight minutes of gameplay right here.
It looks incredible.
There’s something about the vivid colours, Pixar-levels of world detail, and OTT weaponry that really makes this an appealing looking game. This footage is taken from a media event for the game that took place last week in San Francisco. It’s just looking so lovely – check it out for yourself after the jump, but keep that rainbow-barf bucket at hand.
Last year’s Sonic Boom titles aren’t much more than an unpleasant memory for most gamers and long-time fans of the series. It inspired many to think that it’s high-time for the furry blue mascot to retire, but clearly SEGA has other ideas.
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