Nicalis has announced that Isaac and Shovel Knight have been added to the Blade Strangers character roster, with 14 fighters now revealed.
Isaac, from The Binding of Isaac, has crawled out of the basement wielding his Mom’s knife, while Shovel Knight, from Yacht Club Games’ smash hit, will bounce into action and swing his Shovel Blade for everlasting peace.
The game’s character roster already includes Solange, Ali, Master T and Liongate from Code of Princess EX, Quote and Curly Brace from Cave Story+, Kawase, Noko and Emiko from the Umihara Kawase series, Gunvolt from the Azure Striker Gunvolt series and brand new characters in Lina and Helen.
Blade Strangers will release for Nintendo Switch worldwide in Summer 2018.
Blade Strangers – Isaac Character Reveal Trailer
ISAAC Crawls out of the Basement!
He's brought Mom's knife and other surprises from #TheBindingOfIsaac!
Playable in #BladeStrangers on #NintendoSwitch #PS4 #Steam summer 2018! pic.twitter.com/o6dflaSRAu
— Nicalis, Inc. (@nicalis) May 9, 2018
Blade Strangers – Shovel Knight Character Reveal Trailer
SHOVEL KNIGHT Bounces Into Action!
The valiant indie legend swings his Shovel Blade for everlasting peace!
Playable in #BladeStrangers on #NintendoSwitch #PS4 #Steam summer 2018! pic.twitter.com/4TGuQG76Vr
— Nicalis, Inc. (@nicalis) May 10, 2018