Cyber Knight has been a labour of love for one man, one Aarne “Mekaskull” Hunziker, under the studio name of Mechanical Head. Hunziker has been developing Cyber Knight by himself for the better part of a decade now, pouring all his free time and energy into making something that looks really cool. Designed to emulate the look and feel of classic NES style side-scroller Ninja Gaiden, Cyber Knight takes elements from its source material inspiration and expands upon them to fit a newer market. Also, you play as a high-tech ninja taking on a world overrun with robot monsters. Honestly, that’s enough to sell most people on the idea.
It clearly looked good enough to Yacht Club, the studio behind the very successful (and very good) Shovel Knight, a game that was also designed to resemble an old school NES side-scroller. Yacht Club announced that they’d been overseeing the project for about a year now. It’s not known to what extent they’ve been involved with the actual development of the game beyond the fact that they’ll be publishing it. In fact, you can even pre-order it off Yacht Club’s website right now for R105, despite there being no official release date available yet for Cyber Knight.
Cyber Knight will seemingly include challenging Ninja Gaiden-
Last Updated: March 28, 2019