Yacht Club Games is an American independent Video Game developer and publisher founded in 2011 by Sean Velasco, former game director at WayForward Technologies. The studio announced their first game Shovel Knight, on March 14, 2013, and released it on June 26, 2014 to critical and popular acclaim, after a successful Kickstarter campaign. In 2016, Yacht Club announced that it would start publishing games from other studios, starting with Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack, a compilation containing the first two games in the Azure Striker Gunvolt Series by Inti Creates.
Games Developed and Published by Yacht Club Games
- Shovel Knight series
- Mina the Hollower - a top-down action-RPG in the vein of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, with Castlevania decorum; currently on Kickstarter (watch trailer here)
Games Published by Yacht Club Games
- Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack, developed by Inti Creates and released for the Nintendo 3DS - a Compilation Rerelease of Azure Striker Gunvolt & Azure Striker Gunvolt 2.
- Cyber Shadow - developed by Mechanical Head Studios for the Play Station 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch & PC, released on January 26, 2021.