Shovel Knight Becomes The First Indie Amiibo

Aug
28

Shovel Knight Becomes The First Indie Amiibo

During last night’s Nindies@Night event Nintendo several Indie announcements, the biggest being the reveal of the Shovel Knight Amiibo. The Amiibo will unlock exclusive features for Shovel Knight on the Nintendo WiiU and 3DS, making it the first Indie Amiibo to fully support the Amiibo technology. Here’s what Yacht Club games had to say about their Amiibo:

It’s been a great honor to work directly with Nintendo, creating a Shovel Knight Amiibo that sits beside their most beloved characters. We are elated to expand the world of Shovel Knight, and to keep developing unique game-play experiences on Nintendo’s platforms.

amiibo_ShovelKnightThis may be a sign of big things to come, as the WiiU and 3DS have many hit Indie titles that would make great candidates for Amiibo figurines.

About Josh Gilbert

Josh is the Co-founder and a Senior Writer for Controller Crusade, and loves all things related to video games. He is a retro games collector trying to recapture his childhood one game at a time, and he also has a major dude crush on Nathan Drake. You can contact him via email at jgilbert@controllercrusade.com or on Twitter @joshgilbert11.

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