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Hollow Knight

A project in Adelaide, AU by Team Cherry

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A challenging, beautiful and mysterious 2D adventure through a surreal world of insects and heroes. A game for PC, Mac and Linux.
Backers: 2158
Average Pledge Per Backer: $26 AUD

Funded: $57,138 AUD of $35,000 AUD
Dates: Nov 18th -> Dec 18th (30 days)
Project By: Team Cherry
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Latest News

Hollow Knight Silksong: Release Date, Gameplay, PS4, Switch, Trailer, News

November 29th - via:
On the other hand, ‘Hollow Knight’ captivated critics and gamers alike with its charming art style, tough as nails combat and platforming and creative boss battles. The game has sold nearly 3 million copies to date, and its success has engendered yet another sequel titled ‘Hollow Knight: Silksong’ with an all new protagonist, inside an all new world. (Read More)

What DLC do you wish was a new game instead?

June 30th - via:
One of my most anticipated releases in 2019 is not a new game, but a DLC expansion to Hollow Knight. As a part of its Kickstarter stretch goals, the acclaimed bug-em-up Metroidvania (Read More)

Hollow Knight: Silksong in development, and it's free if you backed original on Kickstarter

February 15th - via:
Hollow Knight: Silksong, a sequel to the original game, was announced this week by Team Cherry. Hollow Knight: Silksong promises all-new lands, new powers, vast hordes of bugs and more fun things. (Read More)

Hollow Knight Has Sold 2.8 Million Copies, Sequel Silksong Will Be Free For All Kickstarter

February 14th - via:
Team Cherry has disclosed that the critically acclaimed Metroidvania title Hollow Knight has shifted an impressive 2.8 million unit so far and that number is likely to grow. As we posted earlier, the company revealed their sequel to the hit game which is titled Silksong and it is heading to the Nintendo Switch. Those who backed Hollow Knight on Kickstarter will get the new game absolutely free, which is a nice gift for those who supported the title during development. (Read More)

Hollow Knight: Silksong is actually Hollow Knight 2

February 14th - via:
Cherry Team has made a surprise announcement for the sequel to Hollow Knight, which will be coming to Switch and PC. We don (Read More)

Does Steam Greenlight Help Crowdfunding Campaigns?

February 11th - via:
Does Steam Greenlight Help Crowdfunding Campaigns? Let's take a look at the data (Read More)

Playable Hornet! You're all incredible!

December 18th - via:
With just over an hour left on the clock, with PayPal and Kickstarter pledges combined, we've smashed through another stretch goal! And what a goal: Hornet will now be playable in Hollow Knight! Get ready to traverse the caverns of Hallownest with... (Read More)

William's Kickstarter Campaign Diary. 7AM. 4 hours to go.

December 18th - via:
Oh man, I’ve been awake so long. It’s now 7:00 AM down here in Australia. I’m tired, but I have to keep vigil over the Kickstarter! I can’t let them down, they’re all depending on me. Hollow Knight, Dung Defender, that weird hopping... (Read More)

Hollow Knight is Coming to Wii U!

December 18th - via:
Hey Everyone! That’s right, you did it! We hit that $50,000 stretch goal and Hollow Knight is going to coming to Wii U! Holy Moly that’s incredible! Not only does that mean you’ll get to play Hollow Knight on your Wii U GamePad, but we’ll be... (Read More)

Hollow Knight hits new stretch goal on Kickstarter, coming to Wii U

December 18th - via:
Hollow Knight is confirmed to be coming to Wii U having reached a new stretch goal on Kickstarter. The campaign manage to reach $50,000 in funding (combined with PayPal donations) with less than a day remaining. (Read More)

How to get Hollow Knight on Wii U!

December 17th - via:
Hey Everyone! We're getting close to that Wii U stretch goal, and with your help we'll be hitting it before the day is done! So just a quick update to let you know how to grab a Wii U copy of Hollow Knight. If you're going to want your copy of Hollow... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Hit! Mama Mia!

December 17th - via:
Hey Everyone! The end of the campaign is in sight and all systems are on overdrive here at Hollow Knight HQ! You’ve hit the funding goal, you’ve hit the first stretch goal, and just now you all SMASHED the second stretch goal! You guys are outta... (Read More)

Welcome to the White Palace! Beware the Dung Defender! More prints revealed!

December 16th - via:
White Palace Stretch Goal Hit!   Earlier today, with the Kickstarter and PayPal pledges combined, we hit the $39,000 stretch goal for the White Palace! This adds a whole new and distinctly different environment to the game, along with two additional... (Read More)

Hollow Knight is Funded!

December 15th - via:
You guys did it! Hollow Knight is Funded! That’s right! Earlier today Hollow Knight crossed the finish line, his stumpy little legs pumping like crazy! With the goal hit, next year you’ll all get the chance to descend into the world of... (Read More)

Hollow Knight OST and Figurine! Wow wow wow!

December 14th - via:
Hey Everyone! We're so close now! You’ve all been great, backing and supporting the Hollow Knight throughout the Kickstarter. Collectively, you are all the Blue Fairy to Hollow Knight’s Pinocchio, waving your wand around (the wand in this... (Read More)

Promo Poster! Fan art! New info!

December 13th - via:
Hey Everyone, Wow, we’ve had an amazing run through the last few days! You guys are seriously the best. And welcome to all the new backers! You’re all wonderful. As we continue to move through the FINAL WEEK we’re going to keep pushing out... (Read More)

New Trailer for Final Week! A Weird and Wonderful World

December 11th - via:
Hey Everyone, This is it, the final week! And it's going to be a huge one! We're going to be doing all we can to show off Hollow Knight to the world, and to start things off with a bang, we have a brand new trailer!  Hollow Knight: A Weird and... (Read More)

December Kickstarter Picks

December 11th - via:
Jared Katz reviews 5 popular Kickstarter games. (Read More)

New Reward! Add-Ons and PayPal!

December 10th - via:
Hey Everyone, Quick updates today: An amazing new reward, add-ons, and a PayPal payment option!   Bonus Reward: Screen Prints!   Print examples As an extra special thanks to everyone pledging at the $75 tier or above, you'll now receive fantastic... (Read More)

Massive Update! Stretch Goals! Wii U! Design A Village! And More?!

December 9th - via:
Hey Everyone!   The title doesn't lie, this one's mammoth! Firstly, we're tracking really well! We're sitting at about 66% funded with 9 days to go. It's all going to come down to a big push in the final week! We've got a whole bunch of stuff... (Read More)

Watch Ari Die Repeatedly In This New Hollow Knight Gameplay Video!

December 7th - via:
Hey Everyone! We’ve got another gameplay video for you today, which shows off a bit more of the world of Hollow Knight. Come with Ari and William as they set out from the town of Dirtmouth, wind through the Forgotten Crossroads and take on a... (Read More)

Get your voice in the game! Also, we're Greenlit!

December 6th - via:
It's Good to be Greenlit! Hey everyone, We've been Greenlit - Hollow Knight can now be released on Steam for Windows, Mac and Linux! Thanks one thousand times to you all for voting! If the Kickstarter is successful, you'll now be given the option to... (Read More)

Mini Update: Mini Boss!

December 4th - via:
Hey Everyone! To give you more of a sense of how playing Hollow Knight looks and feels, we’ve put together some gameplay footage of an early area and mini-boss, with colour commentary provided by William and Ari. Watch the Hollow Knight take on the... (Read More)

Nailmaster Reveal and New Pledge Reward: Design a Dungeon!

December 3rd - via:
Hey Everyone! We’ve got some great stuff to show you in today’s update: A new character reveal and an incredible new pledge tier! There’s plenty to go through, so let’s get started! The Glorious Nailmasters Click for full-size image A trio of... (Read More)

Hollow Knight Kickstarter Reaches the Halfway Point

December 2nd - via:
It seems everyone and their mother is making 2D action and adventure games. That’s why it takes some real determination and skill to stand out. And Hollow Knight by Team Cherry manages to differentiate itself immediately (a must when seeking funding via Kickstarter). (Read More)

Hollow Knight surpasses Halfway Point at KickStarter

December 2nd - via:
Hollow Knight surpasses Halfway Point at KickStarter (12/2/14) 2D Action and Adventure Game has almost reach its initial goal and gathers more attention. (Read More)

Dream Diving, Fan Art, and More!

December 1st - via:
Hey Believers! We've got a really cool update for you today, with some new gameplay info, a video, and even some Hollow Knight fan art! First off, we want to reveal a bit more info on a feature that people have been really curious about (with good... (Read More)

Kickstarter Weekly: Americana Dawn, Crossing Souls, and Hollow Knight

December 1st - via:
I know it's difficult, but try to look past the amazing trailers for further information. (Read More)

Mini Update: Wallpapers

November 30th - via:
Hey Everyone, Just a mini update (don't worry, we're not gonna be filling your inbox everyday with these) to let you know that we've got some great Hollow Knight wallpapers for you! Stick 'em on your desktop and you'll feel like you're in Hallownest... (Read More)

The insatiable "Hungry Bug": Hollow Knight Concept Art

November 29th - via:
Some of these have been floating around twitter over the last few weeks, but for today's update we've collected the whole set. What are they? Why, they're Ari's original Hollow Knight concepts! These were made before we had any intention of making a... (Read More)

The Nailsmith and the Tyrant's Fist

November 24th - via:
We have some stuff to show you! First though, another enormous thanks to all of you for your continued support! We're really starting to show Hollow Knight to the gaming world and there have been some great articles on sites like Destructoid and... (Read More)

Quick Update and Character Reveal!

November 23rd - via:
Wow All! We're going so well. We're right up there, big and visible on Kickstarter. And what an amazing response we've been getting, but we don't want to stop now! There's still one big goal we haven't achieved yet and that's to get featured on the... (Read More)

The Creatures of Hallownest

November 22nd - via:
Hey everyone, Firstly, let's all give each other a quick pat on the back - Hollow Knight is a staff pick on Kickstarter! Someone up there (on the Kickstarter staff) likes us! That should give us a bit more exposure and help us get toward the goal. ... (Read More)

Hollow Knight is on Steam Greenlight!

November 20th - via:
Hello again Believers! Click to go to our Greenlight page Quick update for you all: Hollow Knight is now on Steam Greenlight! We'd love to be able to release the game on Steam, and we're sure most of you would be keen to see it on there too. So, go... (Read More)

Hollow Knight is a Beautifully Deadly Metroidvania

November 19th - via:
Hollow Knight is a 2D metroidvania featuring beautiful graphics and an adorably deadly protagonist. It's crowdfunding on Kickstarter now. (Read More)

It's been 24 hours! A quick update.

November 18th - via:
Hello Believers! So we've just finished up our first 24 hours of the Kickstarter! Super exciting - and also nerve wracking! But oh man, we are really happy with the response we've got from everyone, and a massive "THANKS BUDDY!" to everyone who... (Read More)

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