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Sean Velasco is a developer and director. He is the founder of Yacht Club Games and is also known for formerly working at WayForward. He has collaborated in the production of several western developed games, mainly as director, although also frequently under diverse other charges. He is mostly known for his work on popular recent games, such as Shovel Knight, Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows, Shantae Risky's Revenge, and the remake of A Boy and His Blob.

He was the director of Double Dragon Neon and also provided the voice of Skullmageddon.


Sean Velasco studied at the Cogswell Polytechnical College between 2001 and 2004 and was the leader of the game development club there.[1]

In 2005 and 2006, he worked at Happy Fun Team of which he was a co-founder as a designer and artist, before joining WayForward in November 2006, where he worked until January 2013 on a variety of titles. In 2013, he left WayForward to found Yacht Club Games as the "Captain",[1] who released their first title, Shovel Knight, in June 2014, after a successful Kickstarter campaign.[2][3]



  • Contra 4 - Assistant director (2007)
  • A Boy and His Blob - Director (2009)
  • Batman: The Brave and The Bold - The Videogame - Director (2010)
  • BloodRayne: Betrayal - Director (2011)
  • Mighty Milky Way - Director (2011)
  • Double Dragon Neon - Director (2012)
  • Shovel Knight - Director (2014)


  • Mighty Switch Force! 2 - Project manager (2013)


  • Looney Tunes: Duck Amuck - Additional design, level design (2007)
  • Mighty Flip Champs! - Additional level (2009)
  • Batman: The Brave and The Bold - The Videogame - Designer (2010)
  • Mighty Milky Way - Designer (2011)
  • Mighty Switch Force! - Original concept by (2011)
  • BloodRayne: Betrayal - Designer (2011)
  • Centipede: Infestation - Additional design (2011)
  • Shovel Knight - Designer (2014)

Art and animation[]

  • Aliens: Infestation - Animator (2011)
  • Thor: God of Thunder - Animator (2011)


Unspecified contributions[]

  • Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Contributor (2010)
  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows (2014)


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