Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon Announced for Nintendo Switch


The puzzle derived from the platform game, Shovel Knight, is heading to the Nintendo Switch with Amiibo support. The game, Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon, was shown last year, but has only just now been confirmed for the Nintendo console.

Credit: Yacht Club Games

Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon details

The announcement comes from Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase. It is a falling block puzzle game with dungeon crawling elements included as well.

Taken from the Nintendo website page for Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeons are the details of the game:

  • Enter a world of falling block puzzle games, with a twist of dungeon crawling! Clash into enemies to fight them and trade damage in a unique combat system. A completely new hybrid that has never been seen before. Group your enemies together for massive chain attacks while grabbing keys, power-ups, and potions to recharge your health!
  • Take control of over 10 of your favorite heroes from the Shovel Knight universe, each with unique power and play style.
  • Take control of over 10 of your favorite heroes from the Shovel Knight universe, each with unique power and play style.
  • Gear up on the go with a treasure trove of items and gear. Mix and match your gear to prepare for any match.
  • Play in a variety of ways with Story Mode, 2-Player Competitive Versus Mode, a Daily Challenge, and more!
  • A bold new visual style complements a new story. Learn the ropes from your Puzzle Knight friend as you try to escape from the mysterious Pocket Dungeon. Shovel Knight’s signature narrative and humor are on display!
  • Using your Shovel Knight series amiibo lets you summon a familiar fairy friend to keep you company on your perplexing puzzle adventure!
Credit: Yacht Club Games

Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeons release date

Shovel Knight received critical acclaim, became a huge success, and even appeared in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as an Attendance Trophy. We can expect this spin-off to live up to expectations. There is no release date for Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon yet, but it is expected to release on Switch in winter 2021.

If you are thinking of trying other indie games, you can check out our article on indie games that are worth your while.

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