Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
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Luckily, both of these together in the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove makes the collection all the more worth it.
Standing tall as a bearer of the indie game banner, Shovel Knight is one of the best games of this generation with immense value for players.
While the original game is a solid platform game reminiscent of a mixture of 8-bit titles from the days of the NES and the expansions following suit the whole package. As it now stands in Treasure Trove it is a brilliant retro platform romp that is full of charm and humour with characters who each have their own personalities and different moves. Personally platform games are not my go to genre. However Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove has been an exception to the rule. While writing this review I wanted to check something in the game so I picked my Switch up to check something and a while later after completing a level or two I remembered I was meant to be writing and not playing the game. A sure sign of a great game if it sucks you into it and you totally forget what you were meant to be doing.
Shovel Knight is a fresh take on the classic genre, which not only absorbed all the best that could represent the market, but also adapted the old ideas under modern standards
Review in Russian | Read full review
Though many have already been digging into Shovel of Hope and Plague of Shadows, Treasure Trove is a great reason to steel thy shovel once again with all-new features and a new campaign. A great addition to anyone's Switch library whether you already own it or have yet to experience such an amazing title.
Perhaps the best compliment I can pay Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is that, when push came to shove, I often found myself choosing to play it instead of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I haven't been this in love with a game since Fire Emblem: Awakening released back in 2013. Do yourself a favor and buy it if you haven't already. You won't find better value anywhere else.
If retro-styled 2D platformers have made a comeback, one of the names most recently associated to this revival is the Shovel Knight series. Now Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove brings a compilation of the previous chapters in the series that rightfully belongs in the Nintendo Switch of every 2D platformers' fan, from its memorable soundtrack, long-lasting lifespan, engaging challenges and quality level design, no sidescroller enthusiast should go without Shovel Knight.
Review in Portuguese | Read full review
Through Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games not only unearthed rough conerstones of the past, but also polished them by modern standards. Then Plague of Shadows let brave alchemists experience a more elaborate, explosive formula, while Specter of Torment came back from the dead to sharpen both the gameplay and the narrative, a fantastic journey now gathered into this well-named Treasure Trove.
Review in French | Read full review
With Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Studios showed the developers and gamers how an indie developer can make a fantastic game with great level design and story. Using Nintendo Switch's portability, you can always play this fantastic game.
Review in Persian | Read full review
Yacht Club Games is still surprising us with the Sovel Knight expansions, with a lot of sustancial changes, Specter of Torment is a challenging experience that compliments Treasure Trove as a must have package to every fan of platform games.
Review in Spanish | Read full review