Publisher and developer Yacht Club Games and Programmer Nitrome have Declared Shovel Knight Dig.
The brand new entrance in their Shovel Knight series is coming to”to be decided” platforms, however the PlayStation Blog confirms there will naturally be a PS4 release, and it will be playable on Switch at PAX West this coming weekend.
Here’s a rundown on the game:
When Drill Knight and his dastardly digging team burst Shovel Knight campsite apart and steal his loot, he catches his trusty Shovel Blade and starts tunnelling after them! Meet new friends and foes, visit strange lands, and outfit yourself on your quest to maintain the land from falling underfoot! Jump, slash, and dig your way down an ever-changing chasm of mystery in Shovel Knight Dig, an all-new Shovel Knight experience!
An all-new demonstration featuring a new Shovel Knight story! After his digging crew and Drill Knight blast Shovel apart Knight’s peaceful steal and campsite his loot, he grabs his trusty Shovel Blade and begins tunneling after them!
The initial Shovel Knight experience In magnificent hi colour pixel graphics and sound. Fluid animation, Scaling, rotation, and parallax make the most convincing Shovel Knight world yet!
Every experience is different! Shovel Knight Dig amounts Have been crafted, then stitched together using Generation techniques for infinite replayability.
Jump, Slash, and dig on out your way within an all-new direction–down! Rely on your own Trusty Shovel Drop, then dig swaths of dirt Speed Shovel mechanics.
Grow in energy and prosperity as you descend Into the depths of the earth. Emerge with untold riches to ensemble Shovel Knight unlocking permanent objects and updates to your Shoveling equipment.
New Knights, new characters, and new enemies abound, but fear not! Shovel Knight Dig features Shovel Knight’s signature storytelling, comedy, and maybe some familiar faces…
Another pulse-pounding soundtrack in a brand new style by astounding virtuoso Jake Kaufman!
The initial cooperation between Yacht Club Games and Nitrome, pixel pros!