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Brave the Depths of a Forgotten KingdomBeneath the fading town of Dirtmouth sleeps an ancient, ruined kingdom. Many are drawn below the surface, searching for riches, or glory, or answers to old secrets.
Hollow Knight is a classically styled 2D action adventure across a vast interconnected world. Explore twisting caverns, ancient cities and deadly wastes; battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs; and solve ancient mysteries at the kingdom's heart.
- Classic side-scrolling action, with all the modern trimmings.
- Tightly tuned 2D controls. Dodge, dash and slash your way through even the most deadly adversaries.
- Explore a vast interconnected world of forgotten highways, overgrown wilds and ruined cities.
- Forge your own path! The world of Hallownest is expansive and open. 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!
- Equip Charms! Ancient relics that offer bizarre new powers and abilities. Choose your favourites and make your journey unique!
- An enormous cast of cute and creepy characters all brought to life with traditional 2D frame-by-frame animation.
- Over 130 enemies! 30 epic bosses! Face ferocious beasts and vanquish ancient knights on your quest through the kingdom. Track down every last twisted foe and add them to your Hunter's Journal!
- Leap into minds with the Dream Nail. Uncover a whole other side to the characters you meet and the enemies you face.
- Beautiful painted landscapes, with extravagant parallax, give a unique sense of depth to a side-on world.
- Chart your journey with extensive mapping tools. Buy compasses, quills, maps and pins to enhance your understanding of Hollow Knight’s many twisting landscapes.
- 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.
- Complete Hollow Knight to unlock Steel Soul Mode, the ultimate challenge!
An Evocative Hand-Crafted WorldThe world of Hollow Knight is brought to life in vivid, moody detail, its caverns alive with bizarre and terrifying creatures, each animated by hand in a traditional 2D style.
Every new area you’ll discover is beautifully unique and strange, teeming with new creatures and characters. Take in the sights and uncover new wonders hidden off of the beaten path.
If you like classic gameplay, cute but creepy characters, epic adventure and beautiful, gothic worlds, then Hollow Knight awaits!
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- "ホロウナイト" -- Japanese spelling
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|Way Too Many Games||Jun 23, 2017||9.5 out of 10||95|
|IGN||Jun 22, 2018||9.4 out of 10||94|
|IamGames.es||Aug 22, 2018||9.2 out of 10||92|
|Reboot||Mar, 2017||9 out of 10||90|
|4Players.de||Jul 04, 2017||87 out of 100||87|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Apr 16, 2017||17 out of 20||85|
|PC Games (Germany)||Mar 18, 2017||85 out of 100||85|
|GameStar (Germany)||Dec 25, 2017||84 out of 100||84|
|Geeks Under Grace||Apr 10, 2017||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Mad Welshman||Mar, 2017||Unscored||Unscored|
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- The Game Awards
- 2017 – Best Debut Indie Game – Nominated
- Steam Awards
- 2017 — The 'Even Better Than I Expected' Award — Nominated
- 2018 – Best Expansion/DLC – Nominated (for the Godmaster update)
- 2018 – Best Evolving Game – Readers' Choice
Related Web Sites
- Hollow Knight (official website)
- Wikipedia: Hollow Knight (article in the open encyclopedia about the game)
mars_rulez (43848) added Hollow Knight (Windows) on Feb 25, 2017
Credits (109 people)
85 developers, 24 thanks
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