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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is the full and complete edition of Shovel Knight. It contains several games inside of it. Please be sure to check out their separate press kits:

Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Fact Sheet

  • Developer: Yacht Club Games; Based in Marina Del Rey, California
  • Release Date: June 26th, 2014 (Windows/Steam/3DS/Wii U), OSX (9/12/14), Linux (10/9/14), PS3-PS4-Vita (4/21/15), Xbox One (4/29/15)
  • DLC Content: free updates (date TBD): battle mode, challenge mode, gender swap, and playable bosses
  • Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Sony PS3, Sony PS4, Sony Vita, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Linux
  • Website: ShovelKnight.com
  • Price: USD 24.99
  • Availability: Digital Download
  • Languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese-Brazil, Russian
  • ESRB: E for everyone, USK 6+, PEGI 7, OFLC PG
  • File Size: ~150MB: 123 MB PC Installer, 1,213 blocks 3DS, 170 MB WiiU
  • Press Contact: [email protected]
  • Social: Kickstarter, Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, YouTube
  • Instruction Manual: Digital Manual for Web

Description

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is the full and complete edition of Shovel Knight, a sweeping classic action adventure game series with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic! Become Shovel Knight, wielder of the Shovel Blade, as he runs, jumps, and battles in a quest for his lost beloved. Take down the nefarious knights of the Order of No Quarter and their menacing leader, The Enchantress. But that’s not everything! Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove also features three additional campaigns that are games all unto themselves! Take control of Plague Knight, Specter Knight, and King Knight on adventures of their own! Together, they form a grand and sweeping saga! With a fully cooperative campaign, a full-featured challenge mode, a 4 player battle mode, and body swap mode, you’ll be digging for a long time. With Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, you get it all. Uphold the virtues of Shovelry, earn relics and riches, and discover the true meaning of shovel justice!

Features

Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope – Steel your Shovel Blade and start digging through the adventure that started it all! Jump, battle foes, and discover treasures as you quest to defeat the Order of No Quarter and their vile leader, The Enchantress.

Check out Press kit here!

Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows – Prime your potions and become the maniacal alchemist Plague Knight in his adventure to brew the ultimate potion! Combine bomb parts to create custom combinations, discover new items, areas and bosses, and maybe even discover a bubbling romance.

Check out Press kit here!

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment – Summon your scythe in the prequel to Shovel Knight! Take control of Specter Knight to dash through completely redesigned levels by climbing walls, mastering a new arsenal of weapons, and slashing your foes to ribbons. Become the reaper, discover your melancholy past, and recruit the Order of No Quarter!

Check out Press kit here!

Platform Specific features

Wii U Features

  • Miiverse support through the Digger’s Diary –  read in-game messages from other players or write messages of your own!
  • Multiple controller support: Wii U Gamepad, Wii U Pro Controller, Wii Remote, Wii Remote + Nunchuck, Wii Classic Controller, and Wii Classic Controller Pro!
  • Off-TV Play with the GamePad!
  • Quick select Relics and items using the GamePad!

3DS Features

  • Eye-popping Stereoscopic 3D display support!
  • StreetPass Battle Arena – a crazy StreetPass battle game where anything can happen!
  • Play Coin support – Trade your coins for gold!
  • Quick select Relics and items using the Touch Screen!

PS4 Features

  • Battle Kratos – Fight the legendary hero from God of War!
  • DualShock 4 Light Bars support!
  • Cross Buy – buy the game digitally on one PlayStation platform and get it on the rest!
  • Cross Save – transfer your save file between PS4, PS3, PS Vita!
  • Trophy support!

PS3 Features

  • Battle Kratos – Fight the legendary hero from God of War!
  • Cross Buy – buy the game digitally on one PlayStation platform and get it on the rest!
  • Cross Save – transfer your save file between PS4, PS3, PS Vita!
  • Trophy support!

Vita Features

  • Battle Kratos – Fight the legendary hero from God of War!
  • Cross Buy – buy the game digitally on one PlayStation platform and get it on the rest!
  • Cross Save – transfer your save file between PS4, PS3, PS Vita!
  • Back touch!
  • Trophy support!

Xbox One Features

  • Battletoads cameo – battle the Battletoads crew as Shovel Knight! Maybe learn a thing or two…
  • Achievement support!

Steam/PC Features

Coming Soon

Features to be released as free updates thanks to Kickstarter:

  • Shovel Knight: King Knight’s Campaign – (to be released in 2017)
  • Shovel Knight: Battle Mode – Duel with up to 4 players locally as your favorite heroic or villainous knight!! (to be released in 2017)

 

History

Yacht Club Games is an independent game developer started in 2013 by a crew of former WayForward employees. We are a fun-loving bunch of gaming geniuses who have dedicated our lives to video games ever since we saw our first pixels. However, our serious and solemn goal is to make really awesome original games that fuse modern and retro sensibilities, and we have the pedigree to prove it! Our team is comprised of top talent that has worked on some amazing titles, including Contra 4, A Boy and His Blob, Thor: God of Thunder, Mighty Milky Way, BloodRayne Betrayal, and most recently, Double Dragon Neon. Shovel Knight is our maiden project as Yacht Club Games, which means we are determined to impress.

Our snobby logo!

So what are we all about? We want to create fun and challenging gameplay. We want to both tug at your heartstrings and delight you with levity and charm. We want to make games that you play together with friends and family. Most of all, we want to give everyone the same collective types of game experiences that have defined our generation. It’s such an exciting time to be a fan of games; the industry is experiencing a renaissance and creativity is flourishing. We are so, so excited to develop games that we love, in hopes that you love them too. Let’s make a splash!

Logos/Icons

Download all the logos/icons as a .zip (the zip contains much more art than is shown on the page)

Other Cool Stuff

FAQ

Enemy List

Update Notes

Pre-Order

Digital Manual for Web

Video Policy

Shovel Knight IGN Preview

T-Shirts

Fan Art Contest Submissions

Nintendo Force Cover

Destructoid PAX Must Play Winner

Red Bull Interview

Super Best Friends Play Shovel Knight and Preview