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Yacht Club Games and Mechanical Head Studios have prepared a new 1.03 update for Cyber Shadow. It includes a few quality of life improvements and bug fixes.

Below are the full patch notes:

Cyber Shadow

Ahead of its release tomorrow, Cyber Shadow has received a new batch of footage. Take a look at the gameplay in the video below.

Cyber Shadow arrives for Switch via the eShop on January 26.

Cyber Shadow

Inti Creates has confirmed that Cyber Shadow will release in Japan at the same time as North America and Europe, on January 26. A new trailer to go along with this announcement was released. Check it out below.

Cyber Shadow

When we last heard about Cyber Shadow, it was on track for a Fall 2020 launch. Publisher Yacht Club Games has now provided an update, stating that the game is experiencing a “minor delay”.

Yacht Club said in a statement today:

Yacht Club Games has been fully independent since it was originally founded. However, that doesn’t mean the studio’s status will remain that way forever.

During a recent Reddit AMA, Yacht Club’s David D’Angelo revealed that the company has received offers to be bought out by larger companies. It’s not something that’s entirely off the table, but it would only happen “if it made sense”. Yacht Club currently favors having “control over how the company is run and what kind of games we make.”

D’Angelo’s full words:

Shovel Knight is represented in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – just not as a playable character. Use the Assist Trophy item, and if you’re lucky enough, the character will appear to help you in battle.

Speaking with Fanbyte, Yacht Club Games founder Sean Velasco said that having Shovel Knight playable in Smash Bros. was “never really in the cards.” The studio considered possible moves for him, though it sounds like Nintendo only ever approached the team for its Assist Trophy cameo.

This week on NEP, we’re all over the Yacht Club Presents video unveiling Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon, and further details on Shovel Knight Dig, Cyber Shadow and more! Also, how about this new Samurai Jack game. Kinda… a few years late, no? Plus, we discuss the news of GDC 2020 being postponed, Platinum Games’ newest announcements, and so many more games to share our impressions. Come hang out.

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Cyber Shadow

The newest build of Cyber Shadow was brought along to PAX East 2020 this week, and some new footage of the game has emerged. Check out the footage below.

It took a number of years, but Shovel Knight’s lengthy journey ended as 2019 came to a close with King of Cards and Showdown. There’s still plenty going on with the franchise though between 2021’s Shovel Knight Dig and the recently-announced Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon. But what about the next core entry in the series?

Fans will be happy to hear that developer Yacht Club Games is thinking about the future. Speaking with DualShockers, artist Sandy Gordon said “this is definitely not the end of Shovel Knight” and that the team has “hope for a lot more Shovel Knight down the road.”

As for Shovel Knight 2 specifically, Gordon noted that Yacht Club is “absolutely” considering a sequel”. He’s also “sure that’ll happen at some point: it’s something we talk about a lot.”


Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon

GameSpot has shared some of the first footage of Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon from its appearance at PAX East 2020. View the gameplay below.

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