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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment Review

Specter of Torment becomes what feels like the next movement in Yacht Club Games' sonata of perfection. The ideas of the first, stripped down to the core and reimagined in a different key. Specter of Torment is a tremendous continuation...

/ March 16, 2017

The Free Cheese Episode 188: John Goodman’s Finance Training

This week on The Free Cheese: and then there were two. Matt and Joe discuss snowstorms, grocery shopping, and weird movies about dentists. We celebrate having a car and the ability to get haircuts anytime we want to. Matt learns...

/ March 13, 2017

Now Playing | Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

The latest expansion to Shovel Knight is here and it is absolutely outstanding. Yacht Club Games created a prologue to the campaign featuring a playable Specter Knight. We play through the opening hour of the game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7PNUfJPCxs Read More

/ March 6, 2017

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Review

I was the wrong guy to play Azure Striker Gunvolt. I bought the game because it came packaged with a demake of the same game, Mighty Gunvolt, that seemed like developer Inti Creates returning to its Mega Man roots and...

/ November 11, 2016

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Preview

I don't remember the last time I was so easily won over by a game than when I first started playing Azure Striker Gunvolt 2. I bought the game's predecessor when it was first released a few years ago on...

/ October 3, 2016

The Free Cheese Game of the Year Awards 2014

As we close the year and prepare for the beginning of the next, we needed to sit down and discuss the best games of 2014. During The Free Cheese Episode 102, we argued for a few hours about which games...

/ December 31, 2014

An Interview With Yacht Club Games

Yacht Club Games is an independent game studio located in Valencia, California. Their debut title Shovel Knight was just released on Wii U, 3DS and PC after a more than successful Kickstarter campaign. Consisting of ex-WayForward Technologies developers, Yacht Club Games is...

/ July 8, 2014

FourPlay Episode 28: Shovel Knight on Mars

There is a lot crammed into this week's show. Marc gets addicted to the Pokémon online card game, Chris and Joe fall in absolute love with Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight, and Kyle and Joe talk about their trip to...

/ July 2, 2014