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Six years after its original Kickstarter, Yacht Club Games is excited to release Shovel Knight: King of Cards and Shovel Knight Showdown. Both are available as standalone games on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 & Steam for $9.99 USD and as part of the wider Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove collection, already available on all major platforms*.

Shovel Knight: King of Cards & Shovel Knight Showdown
Shovel Knight: King of Cards
available today, standalone and as part of Treasure Trove!

 is the biggest campaign the team has produced so far, featuring its own collectible card game called Joustus, and Shovel Knight Showdown is a unique platform fighting experience featuring all the characters from the Treasure Trove saga.

“We would like to humbly thank everyone for supporting us on this journey. Releasing these five games over the course of five years was no small task! We couldn’t be more proud to finally deliver on the last of our Kickstarter promises - and we hope we’ve exceeded our fans’ expectations. Please have a blast playing and replaying our new titles, and all of the games in Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove!” - The Staff at Yacht Club Games
Make way for Shovel Knight: King of Cards, the grandest adventure in the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove saga! Step into the gilded boots of King Knight as you leap, Shoulder Bash, and twirl your way to a kingdom of your own in this regal prequel. Gather cards, take on challengers, and build a deck in the all-new card game, Joustus! Travel through strange worlds, gather new subjects, best the Joustus Judges, and become King of Cards! World-class platforming, exquisite visuals, a story with heart, action-packed stages, masterful music, glorious new bosses, and more await you in Shovel Knight: King of Cards.

Shovel Knight Showdown is the ultimate platform fighting experience, where you can duel with up to 4 players and scramble after gems as your favorite heroic or villainous knight from the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove saga. Gather your pals for endless multiplayer clashes, or choose from more than 16 playable characters in Story Mode, each with their own unique story to tell. Master every move, explore a vast array of items and locales, and discover new revelations in Shovel Knight Showdown!

* The PlayStation 4 standalone versions of King of Cards and Showdown are in the final steps of submission. 

The full list of platforms is as follows: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Linux and Amazon FireTV. Shovel Knight Showdown will not be available on 3DS and PlayStation Vita. Find additional information here.

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For Shovel Knight Showdown: here
For Shovel Knight: King of Cards: here

Store links for the complete edition Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
Digital: on Steam, on the eShop, for Xbox or on the PlayStation Store
Find the physical release at GameStopAmazon or Best Buy.

About Yacht Club Games
Yacht Club Games is an independent game developer from Los Angeles, CA started in 2013. The studio’s serious and solemn goal is to make really awesome original games that fuse modern and retro sensibilities, and they began that mission with the release of Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope in 2014! Since then, Yacht Club Games has released two standalone titles (Plague of Shadows and Specter of Torment), and will round out the award-winning Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove saga with King of Cards and Shovel Knight Showdown. To date, the games in the Shovel Knight saga have sold over 2.5 million copies. Looking ahead, Yacht Club Games will also be publishing two titles, the Ninja Action

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