Shovel Knight is described as 'sweeping classic action adventure game with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic created by Yacht Club Games. You play as the eponymous Shovel Knight, a small knight with a huge quest'. There are more than 10 games similar to Shovel Knight for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Street Fighter X Mega Man, which is free. Other Shovel Knight like games are Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap (Paid), Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (Paid), Mega Man Rock Force (Free) and MegaMan Unlimited (Free).