You have arrived at the press kit for Shovel Knight: King of Cards! More Shovel Knight series games:

Shovel of HopePlague of ShadowsSpecter of Torment, Showdown, Treasure Trove

Fact Sheet

  • Developer: Yacht Club Games
  • Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS,  Nintendo Switch, Sony PS3, Sony PS4, Sony Vita, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Linux, Amazon FireTV
  • Release Date: December 10th, 2019
  • Price: $9.99 or available as a free update with Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
  • Languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese-Brazil, Russian, Japanese
  • ESRB: E for everyone, USK 6+, PEGI 7, OFLC PG
  • Press Contact: [email protected]
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Shovel Knight: King of Cards is the final campaign in the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove saga, and it’s bigger and grander than ever! Step into the regal shoes of King Knight, the Gilded Goon himself, as you shoulder bash and spin jump through all those who would oppose your reign! Travel through 4 new worlds and more than 30 all new courses, all on a journey to best the “Three Kings” who lord over the land.  Discover what it takes to become a true monarch, meet a friend or two, and amass a King’s ransom in items and loot! Refined platforming, exquisite visuals, story with heart, action-packed courses, glorious new bosses and more await in Shovel Knight: King of Cards!



  • Tackle enemies and obstacles head on with your signature bash attack and finish them off with a dazzling spinning strike! King Knight’s play style is all about bashing, bouncing, and bounding!
  • Collect tons of new weapons, armors, abilities, and followers to look your dandiest as you pummel foes with radiant skill.
  • Had your fill of glamorous adventure? Unwind and sharpen your strategic mind by competing in card battles with future subjects from across the land.
  • Test your skills with Feats and Challenge Stages featuring Boss rematches, platforming challenges, and more.
  • Yacht Club Game’s beautifully authentic style bridges the gap between yesterday and today. Design, art, and audio hearken back to the days of 8-bit.
  • Awesome soundtrack by Jake “Virt” Kaufman!
  • Balanced gameplay is a warm welcome to newcomers, and an old embrace for experts.
  • Lovable characters and bosses!
  • Take on a new challenge and uncover all of the world’s secrets with New Game+!

For platform specific features, refer to Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove’s press kit.


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