Shovel Knight Showdown for Nintendo Switch
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Shovel Knight Showdown

Dec 10, 2019
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This game requires the base game Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove to play.

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Developer: Yacht Club Games
Content Rating: Everyone10+


Duel with up to 4 players and scramble after gems as your favorite heroic or villainous knight in Shovel Knight Showdown. All the classic Shovel Knight characters you know and love are playable, many for the first time ever! Gather your pals for endless multiplayer clashes, or take control of your favorite character and dig into Story Mode. Familiar controls, items, and mechanics return, making this a platform fighting game that anyone can jump into and try.

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15 Reviews
Max RobertsDec 31, 2019
Showdown is a great first effort into multiplayer madness beyond co-op for Yacht Club Games that I am sure will carry lessons into their next project. Showdown is a compliment to the entire Treasure Trove package that does not encroach on the core experience. Some people will love Showdown's addition and others will brush it off to the side. It's like a cherry on top of an ice cream sundae; a sweet inclusion, but not essential to the overall enjoyment of the package.
Trevor GouldDec 09, 2019
As someone who hasn’t played Shovel Knight since the original release, I found Showdown to be a very good return. It’s grown on me quite a bit, and if you’re a fan of competitive or co-op multiplayer games this could be considered a must. While offering less for the solo player, I’m confident the gorgeous pixel art, wealth of options, and unlockables will still prove satisfying.
Brian SheaDec 17, 2019
Shovel Knight Showdown is great for short sessions with friends, or a couple playthroughs of the story mode, but simple movesets and repetition limit the enjoyment. You can dig into some good Shovel Knight fun here, but don’t expect to strike gold.

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