Hollow Knight Now Available for Switch

Team Cherry has released Hollow Knight for the Nintendo Switch.

The hand-drawn metroidvania adventure game had its release confirmed at today’s E3 2018 Nintendo Direct. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the game’s Switch port.

Here’s a rundown on the game:


Forge your own path in Hollow Knight!

An epic action adventure through a vast ruined kingdom of insects and heroes. Explore twisting caverns, battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs, all in a classic, hand-drawn 2D style.

Key Features:

  • Classic side-scrolling action, with all the modern trimmings. Dodge, dash and slash your way through even the most deadly adversaries.
  • Includes all of the new items, areas, characters, and bosses from the currently released free content packs; Hidden Dreams, The Grimm Troupe, and Lifeblood. All players will also get access to the final free content pack, Gods and Glory, due later this year!
    Explore a vast interconnected world of forgotten highways, overgrown wilds and ruined cities. Choose which paths you take, which enemies you face and find your own way forward.
  • Evolve with powerful new skills and abilities! Gain spells, strength and speed. Leap to new heights on ethereal wings. Dash forward in a blazing flash. Blast foes with fiery Soul!
  • A haunting, intimate score accompanies the player on their journey, composed by Christopher Larkin. The score echoes the majesty and sadness of a civilisation brought to ruin.

Hollow Knight has been available for Windows PC, Linux, and Mac here on Steam.

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