Shovel Knight amiibo announced
Yacht Club Games, the developers behind the massively successful indie title, Shovel Knight, have announced several new things coming to Shovel Knight on Nintendo platforms, including more details on Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows DLC, retail versions of Shovel Knight for both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, and a Shovel Knight amiibo! The Shovel Knight amiibo will unlock cooperative Play in the Wii U version of the game, while in the Nintendo 3DS version, the amiibo will unlock special challenge stages. The Shovel Knight amiibo will also unlock the ability to customize your gear in both versions of the game. This amiibo is notable for being the first third-party amiibo, and the first amiibo not being produced by Nintendo. There's no official release date on the retail versions of Shovel Knight yet but the amiibo will be releasing on November 27th, 2015.