Shovel Knight release date set

8-bit inspired adventure game due June 26.

Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight will launch for Wii U and 3DS in North America and internationally via Steam on June 26, Yacht Club Games announced.

The European version has still to be dated. The developer said it is currently “working through localization and ratings specific to the European region.”

The 8-bit inspired adventuer game puts players in control of the Shovel Knight, who wields a sharpened shovel used to attack enemies, destroy barries, and dig up treasures. The shovel can also be used to bounce off obstacles and enemies.

Shovel Knight will be playable at E3 next week at the Nintendo booth. For a look at the game’s manual and box art, visit the Yacht Club Games blog.

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