Shovel Knight Dev's New Game 'Mina The Hollower' Smashes Kickstarter Goal


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  • Shovel Knight Dev's New Game 'Mina The Hollower' Smashes Kickstarter Goal
  • by Kate Gray

It's hardly shocking news, but it turns out that everyone and their nan is excited about Shovel Knight studio Yacht Club Games' new offering, Mina the Hollower. Especially because it looks like a brand-new Link's Awakening, or a Zelda: Oracle game that people will actually play (sorry, Oracle. You're underrated). And it's about a mouse. People love mice.

The original Kickstarter goal, $311,503, has been comfortably smashed within the first day, and now sits at just over $370,000. Backers can pledge anywhere from $5 (for a digital wallpaper) all the way up to $3,000 (for a digital wallpaper, and also getting to meet the developers and add a major design element, plus a lot of stuff in-between).

Image: Yacht Club Games

No stretch goals have been announced yet — the developers are probably asleep right now, since they're based in Los Angeles, where it's currently 6:30am — but stay tuned to find out where all these extra funds will be going.

Have you backed Mina the Hollower? Which tier did you choose? Tell us in the comments!

About Kate Gray

Formerly of Official Nintendo Magazine, GameSpot, and Xbox UK, you can now find Kate's writing all over the internet. She moved to Canada a few years ago, but gets tea imported from England, because she has good priorities.

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