Replace 2 [Sat 2nd Jan, 2021 04:45 GMT]: The anticipated concern of Edge spotlighting Hollow Knight: Silksong is now accessible.
A submit over on ResetEra has shared a few of the highlights. Sadly, there’s nonetheless no launch date, so preserve a watch out for that sooner or later. There are another attention-grabbing particulars in there, although.
– Staff Cherry’s subsequent sport won’t be Hole Knight associated
– Staff Cherry like Castlevania Lords of Shadow!
– Hornet could have the power to carry out duties for NPC’s, preserve monitor of duties you’ve got accomplished via noticeboards round Pharloom.
– Not changing natural quest strains from the primary Hole Knight.
– As a substitute of rescuing Grub’s from jars, now you rescue fleas, that get themselves into little scraps.
– Hornet’s Crests are absolutely customisable, might be simply modified to mirror your play type.
– Making an attempt to create a sport that is accessible to new gamers, but in addition matches the issue of the unique sport.
– ‘Tips’ akin to Sting Shards, Pimpillo Bombs, straight pins, might be crafted at benches from shards gathered from defeated enemies.
– The target of the sport is to climb to the Citadel, however there will probably be ‘many different lands’
– Hole Knight composer Christopher Larkin returns
– Begin off the sport having misplaced a lot of your powers
– PC and Swap solely at launch, launch date TBA.Advertisement
Staff Cherry additionally famous how Hornet is mostly extra acrobatic (via GamesRadar):
“Hornet can journey a lot quicker, she will be able to soar larger, she will be able to mantle or clamber onto ledges, she’s usually extra acrobatic. So the caves round her must develop to accommodate her peak.”Advertisement
And the enemies within the new entry are extra subtle than those in Hole Knight, too:
“The characters on this sport, they’re sort of one step past that, the place it doesn’t fairly really feel proper for them to be that straightforward. Like, they must have shocking methods of chasing you, maintaining with you, or evading your assaults.”Advertisement
Replace [Thu 24th Dec, 2020]: The prediction was right!
Unique Story [Mon 14th Dec, 2020 04:15 GMT]: The Edge Online Twitter account lately shared a tweet about its journal’s subsequent concern (out thirty first December) and it has despatched Hollow Knight followers into an absolute frenzy.
As you possibly can see within the reply tweet beneath – the picture on show is believed to be a close-up shot of Hornet. This character, in case you did not know, is the star of the upcoming Hole Knight sequel, Hollow Knight: Silksong.
Edge editor Jen Simpkins added to this, telling her followers to “Git… hype” for this “world unique” – which as followers of Hole Knight have famous, is an interesting choice of words. She’s additionally responded to quite a few tweets referencing Hornet and Hole Knight, and even informed some followers they’re “quite close“.
The final time Staff Cherry offered an replace on Silksong was earlier this year when it stated the sport would launch when it was prepared. Do you suppose the Hole Knight followers are onto one thing? Inform us beneath.