Shovel Knight

Brand Overview:

Yacht Club Games’ Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope is an 8-big-inspired treasure collecting game. With themes of heroism, magic and exploration, Shovel Knight appeals to classic video game lovers as well as new gamers.

Property Highlights:

  • Funded via a very successful KickStarter crowdfunding campaign
  • 180,000 copies sold within the first month after launch
  • Available for Nintendo Wii U, 3DS, Switch, Sony PS3, PS4, Vita, Xbox One, PC, Mac Linux, Amazon FireTV
  • Numerous language versions including English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Japanese
  • Rated E for Everyone, USK 6+, PEGI 7, OFLC PG

Brand Attributes:

  • Fun to play, reminiscent of classic Nintendo 2D games like Super Mario
  • Received numerous accolades including Best Independent Game, Nintendo Life’s 3DS and Wii U eShop Game of the Year 2014, and IGN’s Best 3DS Game and Best Platformer
  • Popular, nostalgic 8-bit graphics style

Target Market:

70% male, 30% female, aged 18-35

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