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Shovel Knight is a sweeping classic action adventure game with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic created by Yacht Club Games. You play as the eponymous Shovel Knight, a small knight with a huge quest. Shovel Knight has come to this valley with two goals: to defeat the evil Enchantress and save his lost beloved. He wields a ShovelBlade; a multipurpose weapon whose techniques have now been lost to the ages. Always honest and helpful, Shovel Knight is a shining example of the code of Shovelry: Slash Mercilessly and Dig Tirelessly!
Shovel Knight GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Shovel Knight GPU Analysis
Comparing Shovel Knight PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Shovel Knight is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 4.2.

Shovel Knight makes use of DX10.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Shovel Knight, aim to have a GPU that has at least 512 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Shovel Knight

We are advised that 8 year old graphics cards should be able to run Shovel Knight , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Shovel Knight graphics card requirements chart below.