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Shovel Knight expansion Plague of Shadows out this September 17

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Yacht Club Games has announced the release date for its Shovel Knight expansion Plague of Shadows - you'll be able to hop into the disease-spreading bad guy's shoes on September 17.

Despite the fact that it adds a brand new playable character with his own entirely unique play-style, a new adventure mode and several Challenge levels, the update is entirely free. Not a bad deal.

Shovel Knight developer releases new trailer for free Plague of Shadows update

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Yacht Club Games is adding a new playable character to its retro action platformer Shovel Knight "very, very soon", namely the same villainous Plague Knight that you battled in the main story mode.

He'll come with his own set of story missions, which will see him attempt to create the ultimate potion, the Serum Supernus. First, he'll have to gather the ingredients form the fantastically named order of the Knights of No Quarter. 

Shovel Knight has sold more the 300,000 copies

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Yacht Club Games' action platformer Shovel Knight has managed to reach the 300,000 copies sold mark, the developer has revealed. I think we can mark a project that began as a $75,000 goal Kickstarter project a success by now.

"Shovel Knight has surpassed 300k copies!" tweeted Yacht Club's official account. "A hearty "Thank You" to all Shovel Knight players out there!"

Shovel Knight will be released in early 2014

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Indie developer Yacht Club Games has confirmed that their Kickstarted retro-style platformer Shovel Knight will be released in early 2014, after missing its proposed launch in September 2013.