Almost eight long years after the launch of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games is finally unveiling its next game. Entitled Mina The Hollower, this new title has just launched its Participatory fundraising campaign.
After countless updates and other spin-offs, the famous knight with a shovel will give way to Mina. Equipped with a whip, the little mouse will attempt to unravel the mysteries of Tenebrous Island. Monsters will try to block her way, but our heroine will have many weapons at her disposal to fight her way through the darkness. As a member of the Hollowers’ guild, she can also use a technique that allows her to move faster underground.
For this new adventure, Yacht Club Games was inspired by well-known games such as Castlevania, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and, most surprisingly, Bloodborne. The title will feature fast-paced 60 FPS combat and an 8-bit aesthetic borrowed from the Game Boy Color era. A system of experience points will also be part of the game via the collection of Bones. Note that these will also serve as currency and can be lost during the adventure.
Yacht Club Games will get back to these mechanics in due course. For now, Mina The Hollower is scheduled for release in December 2023 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. The game costs 20 dollars by participating in the Kickstarter. The project is already more than 100% funded.
Source: Yacht Club Games