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Shovel Knight Discussion (Nintendo Wii U) [game]
 
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Welcome to the official discussion thread for Shovel Knight on the Wii U!

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Welcome to the official Shovel Knight thread! Shovel Knight is currently expected to hit the Wii U and 3DS eShops, as well as Steam, in Winter 2013.



Click here for the official Shovel Knight Kickstarter page.

Shovel Knight was successfully funded on Kickstarter on April 13.

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Posted: 09/11/13, 04:13:58  - Edited by 
 on: 09/11/13, 04:18:56
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It's out! Got my Steam key from Humble Bundle, downloading it THIS VERY SECOND
Posted: 06/26/14, 03:30:08
Tomorrow for us TRUE NINTENDO FANS.

And I'm spending all day tomorrow moving. Boo.
Posted: 06/26/14, 03:53:29
DOWNLOADING NOW! Yayyyy!!!!!!!

Reading the PDF manual, it's awesome. :)
Posted: 06/26/14, 03:54:41
This game is wonderful, there's not other word for it, so impressed. Worth the wait.
Posted: 06/26/14, 04:39:34
JUST WAIT UNTIL I POST SCREENSHOTS OF GLORIOUS PC GAMING MASTER RACE VERSION IN 4K WITH ALL THE DETAILS CRANKED TO MAXIMUM!!

You'll be amazed at how it looks exactly the same and is just as awesome on all platforms!
Posted: 06/26/14, 04:46:03
@Zero

Tomorrow on eShop? As if I need more games right now... but I'll nab it. Been waiting patiently for this.
Posted: 06/26/14, 04:48:11
Played for an hour, finished two stages and explored the town a bunch. It's fun and charming.
Posted: 06/26/14, 04:59:33
Hmmmm, I've never been on the fence when deciding which platform to get a game on but this one is causing some stress. 3DS or WiiU???
Posted: 06/26/14, 05:00:38
@Abdooooo

What are the primary differences?
Posted: 06/26/14, 05:02:34
@DrFinkelstein IF YOU ACTUALLY READ MY PAX STUFF YOU WOULD KNOW!

The Wii U version will have Miiverse support and a multiplayer mode (coming for free after launch) while the 3DS version will have a StreetPass mode.

I'm going Wii U all the way. I mean, I would have even if my 3DS wasn't currently broken, but that just seals the day.
Posted: 06/26/14, 05:10:22
Been playing it for the last week. I think the game gets better and better as it goes on, there's neat diversity in the levels. I think my favorite level so far is the "Hall of Heroes". It's capped off with a pretty funny nod to Kickstarter.
Posted: 06/26/14, 05:24:51
@Abdooooo
I have the 3DS version since I don't have a Wii U, it seems perfectly suited to portable play because the levels aren't extremely long and the checkpoint system is good. Plus the 3-D effect is pretty cool, you get some nice depth with the parallax scrolling.

That said I'll probably buy it again on Wii U some day because I bet it's awesome on the TV or Gamepad too!
Posted: 06/26/14, 05:41:27
Been playing for the last hour and half - this game is fantastic!

In a decision that should surprise absolutely no one, I got the 3DS version.
Posted: 06/26/14, 06:28:27
Downloading now!
Posted: 06/26/14, 06:32:00
Credits roll. 94 deaths. 97% completion. 6:15 hours.

New Game Plus awaits.
Posted: 06/26/14, 07:46:03
Lo,ving, it. That music, man.

I beat the first two knights. 8% completion. Probably played for a half hour, 45 minutes?

Loving all the minor characters. Gui I think I spotted that Link's Awakening reference. if you didn't mean the fishing rod, I assume you meant the fish dance sequence?

Anyway, can't wait to play more. Wish I could make something like this.
Posted: 06/26/14, 07:49:38
I'd love to get this on my Wii U, but looks like i'll just have to make do with the pc version
Posted: 06/26/14, 08:43:23
That first level music, man, it's on another level (no pun intended). I just want a week off so I can play this and the other games I'm knee deep in!
Posted: 06/26/14, 09:00:44
WTF how do you all have it on Nintendo platforms already?! I'm still getting the "coming soon" thingy!
Posted: 06/26/14, 10:10:51  - Edited by 
 on: 06/26/14, 10:12:34
@Zero Backers maybe?
Posted: 06/26/14, 10:24:58
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