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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.