Yacht Club Games teases a new IP in development

Yacht Club Games new IP

Yacht Club Games has quickly become a respected developer in the industry thanks to Shovel Knight. The retro-inspired platformer launched to critical acclaim, and it’s only gotten better since then thanks to additional content. Since then, they’ve partnered up with other teams to develop Shovel Knight Dig and Cyber Shadow. So what’s next after all of that? During today’s livestream, they teased two new projects in the works and heavily implied that at least one of them is a new IP.

A new IP from Yacht Club Games?

Unfortunately, we don’t have much to go on except a blurred-out computer screen. Yacht Club Games shared no concrete details today, but they did tease that their “signature approach to game design, characters, and story will be front and center.” They also reminded viewers that 2020 is “the Year of the Rat.” Could that be some kind of clue as to the nature of a new IP?

We’ll probably have to wait quite a long time to find out. But given the company’s track record, I’m definitely interested. What would you like to see in a new IP from Yacht Club Games? And would you like to see them continue to create new entries in the Shovel Knight franchise? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!


Ben Lamoreux
Nintendo Enthusiast's Managing Editor. I grew up on Super Nintendo and never stopped playing. Been writing video game news, opinions, reviews, and interviews professionally for over a decade. Favorite franchises include Zelda, Metroid, and Mother.