Nov 03, · Shovel Knight brings back the 8-bit nostalgia with it's fun, very unique, yet simple gameplay. Although the gameplay is simple and easy to learn, it does get quite challenging! It also features many familiar game references. Everything about this game is simply fantastic! The gameplay, the nostalgic retro music, and the fun storyline including /5(). Nov 24, · In fact, European 3DS owners will be able to nab not just one cute critter theme but two, as the “Hungry Bulborb” and “Pikmin Working Together” themes arrive for € / £ each. Alongside the two Pikmin themes, a Shovel Knight theme will also be made available for purchase for the standard € / £ price. Feb 15, · Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment will debut on the Nintendo Switch sometime in March or April after the Switch launches and then will be made available on the remaining platforms -- Wii U, 3DS.