Yacht Membership Video games introduced Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon throughout a video presentation in the present day. It is a new title within the sequence, nevertheless it gained’t be an action-platformer like the unique recreation.
Pocket Dungeon is a falling block puzzle recreation with components of dungeon-crawlers and roguelikes. The title doesn’t have a launch date, and we have no idea how its monetization will work. We additionally don’t know what platforms it’s coming to, though the phrase “pocket” within the title makes you consider cellular.
Shovel Knight launched in 2014 as an action-platformer impressed by classics like Mega Man and Castlevania. Since launch, Yacht Membership has turned the title right into a franchise because of including new character campaigns and a combating recreation mode to the unique. Pocket Dungeon is the second spinoff title for the franchise, with Yacht Membership saying Shovel Knight Dig final 12 months (it’s coming in 2021).
Yacht Membership Video games is working with Vine, an indie recreation developer that occurs to share a reputation with the defunct cellular looping video app. Vine labored on a mission referred to as Puzzle Knights, which seems loads like Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon.
freeze gems are most likely my favourite bomb in PUZZLE KNIGHTS 😌
im tempted to spice up the spawnrate a shitload only for me#pixelart #gamedev #indiedev pic.twitter.com/OCE4pDxYE8
— VINE (@VINE2D) July 6, 2018
Actually, a personality named Puzzle Knight will seem in Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon. So, is Pocket Dungeon a conversion of this different recreation?
“We wouldn’t say it was transformed,” Yacht Membership instructed GamesBeat. “Pocket Dungeon is constructed from the bottom up based mostly on the concepts Vine explored whereas doing Puzzle Knights.”
Yacht Membership is rising not simply the Shovel Knight model, however itself. The studio is moving into publishing and dealing with different builders. Together with this collobaration with Vine, it’s working with Nitrome on Shovel Knight Dig. Yacht Membership can also be publishing Cyber Shadow, a Ninja Gaiden-inspired sidescroller from Mechanical Head Studios that’s popping out this fall.