Tag Archives: Shovel Knight

Yooka-Laylee Gets A Character Trailer

Earlier today, Playtonic Games, released a new trailer for their first game, Yooka-Laylee. The trailer showed off several of the characters you’ll be meeting throughout the 3D platforming adventure. Continue reading Yooka-Laylee Gets A Character Trailer

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Shovel Knight’s second expansion will launch in Spring 2017

Yacht Club Games has announced that Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment will launch sometime in spring 2017. Continue reading Shovel Knight’s second expansion will launch in Spring 2017

Unpopular Opinion:  I Didn’t Think Chrono Trigger Was Anything Special

This article contains spoilers.

Recently, Eurogamer broke the news of a five hour tribute album to one of the most beloved games of all time:  1995’s Super Nintendo JRPG Chrono Trigger.  The album involved contributions by over 200 musicians and thirteen visual artists.  Proceeds of the album, entitled Chronicles of Time, will benefit Doctors Without Borders.

While donations to charity are certainly wonderful, I won’t be purchasing this album.  I am not a fan of Chrono Trigger, music included. Continue reading Unpopular Opinion:  I Didn’t Think Chrono Trigger Was Anything Special

Jesse Webster’s Top 5 Game of the Year

2015 has come and gone and it has been the best year of gaming in a long time. Instead of dumping all the major games in a four month period, they were spread throughout the year. While some games are better than others, getting them into a list was much harder. Continue reading Jesse Webster’s Top 5 Game of the Year

SHOVEL KNIGHT DELAYED FOR A SPELL, XBOX ONE VERSION CANCELLED

Shovel Knight has been delayed until November 3rd in North America, and October 30th in Europe on PlayStation 4, 3DS, PC and Wii U, and Shovel Knight has been cancelled on Xbox One because of publishing policies on the platform. The physical version of Shovel Knight for PlayStation Vita has also been delayed to some time in 2016.  Continue reading SHOVEL KNIGHT DELAYED FOR A SPELL, XBOX ONE VERSION CANCELLED

Freedom Planet Review (Wii U) [UPDATE]

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Update: We now have the final retail version of Freedom Planet, and after playing the campaign for another hour, I’m pleased to report that the critical bug that delayed the game appears to be fixed! Freedom Planet will release on Wii U on October 1st, 2015. Read on for our review.


Freedom Planet, the first effort from new studio GalaxyTrail, is a throwback character platformer that started life as a Sonic the Hedgehog fangame, but quickly grew into something much bigger. An original world, original characters, and original content were all created for the project, and the result was compelling enough to find success on Kickstarter. Now the game is coming to Wii U, but how does it hold up to the influx of other indie titles arriving on Nintendo’s platform? Continue reading Freedom Planet Review (Wii U) [UPDATE]