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Yacht Club Games Asks Fans Which Game They Want Next

The talented team behind the critically acclaimed Shovel Knight has taken to Twitter to ask fans which game they would like to see the studio tackle next. As you can see below there’s a variety of genres on offer including more platforming action or even an RPG. Be sure to leave your vote, here.

Shovel Knight 2! *
A sequel to Shovel Knight, with everything you loved about the first game, incremental gameplay changes, and a cool new cast of characters!

Shovel Knight and Shield Knight! *
Multiplayer-only side-scrolling platforming prequel where all levels are traversed cooperatively. Play the entire game with a friend, maybe even online!

Shovel Kart! *
Classic mode 7 style racing featuring the cast of Shovel Knight in unique vehicles, racing with power-ups and wacky situations. Including battle modes!

A Mega Man! *
Side-scrolling platformer about jumping and shooting, with creative platforming, unique bosses, and weapon upgrades, and some degree of nonlinearity.

A Metroid! *
Thematically cohesive side-scrolling platformer/shooter with an interconnected map, stuffed with secrets and gated by mobility items!

A Mario! *
Pure and whimsical sidescrolling platformer with short but creative courses that explore unique concepts, fun and useful powerups, and multiplayer!

A Zelda! *
Top-down action adventure game where you explore an overworld finding dungeons and secrets, battling foes, and creatively using gameplay items!

A Spelunky! *
Precise action game (top-down or side-scrolling) with randomized level designs, powerups and bosses, and permadeath. And multiplayer!

A Final Fantasy / Dragon Quest! *
Sweeping story-based game with many memorable characters and situations, equipment and classes, and a menu-driven battle system.

A Mario RPG! *
A sweeping story-based game with humorous situations and characters, and an overworld and battle system featuring some real-time action elements.

A Contra! *
A balls-to-the-wall side-scrolling action game with platforming, tons of enemies, power ups, and bosses galore! And multiplayer!

A Landstalker / Solstice! *
An isometric action adventure.

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  1. AAAAGGGGGGHHHHHJH

    The moment I saw this article I was gonna say a Mega Man game since Mighty No. 9 was apparently a botched job, but look at all these choices. How to decide.

    Oh P3.

  2. Make a 4 person multiplayer dungeon crawl game with online connectivity. Shovel knight style, bosses, loot, booty, ladies and glory!

    Hell, they’ve got my support. Just make something wicked.

  3. Shovel kart hands fucking down, not even close. Most interesting choice by far,I feel like it’s almost on there as a bluff to see if people really would want it. A kart racer with all of the knights and tracks based on levels/overall world/whatever would be really good. A good kart racer is always fucking needed, ESPECIALLY if they still stuck with an old school snes mario kart look (with online). Rest of the options would be fine but it is just going to feel as good as stuff you have seen before, not saying a shovel knight kart wouldn’t feel like mario but mario kart does not have enough competition at all, really good genre but not huge. Outside of that, shovel knight 2, it’s really good and any more of it would be appreciated.

  4. I really like Shovel Knight, but I would like to see them produce a new IP in the Zelda or Metroid vein like they put forward. They haven’t even finished everything they’re putting into SK1, save the sequel for afterwards!

    That said, the Shovel Knight and Shield Knight prequel does have my attention too; maybe they could use it to explain some of the OoNQ’s background (Polar Knight’s relation to Shovel Knight, for example).

  5. I Voted for Shovel Knight 2, Mega Man, Mario RPG, and zelda styled games. The original Shovel Knight did everything the Mega Man series did but at it’s best if not better so if they actually did a Mega Man clone omg it would be glorious

  6. I wanna see Shovel Knight 2 and a Metroid-like title from them. Actually, they should combine those two ideas and make a Shovel Knight Metroid hybrid. It’d be so sick! I mean, he’s already got some sick powerups, so I think it would fit really well in a metroidvania game.

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