Aristocratic deal-’em-up, Card Shark, turns its way to Switch and PC on June 2


Published on May 12, 2022 Dylan Chandya

Late yesterday, developer Nereal and publisher Devolver Digital announced that their posh adventure experience, Card Shark, will make its way to Nintendo Switch and PC on June 2 and will retail for $19.99. For those on PC, you can download the free demo right now steam,

Feel free to watch a new trailer for the card game below:

As you can see above, Card Shark combines elegant card game mechanics with high-class duels to death in a French Victorian era setting. It comes from the same studio behind the famous Rains card game series. As well, it has won numerous indie awards and accolades for both its narrative and its design.

For more details, here’s a general overview courtesy of the game’s official Steam page:

Card Shark is an adventure game full of cunning, intrigue and fun deceit. Enter a world where you have to play your opponents better than you play your cards.

Learn and master new tricks

Cheat your way to the top of 18th century French society. Master cheats using card marking, false shuffles, deck switching, false deals, and more! Use your wrongful advantage to buy your way into the closed world of high-stakes tables.

uncover a conspiracy

… as you walk from the local card parlor to the King’s Table. One word of advice: don’t get caught. Your fellow gamblers don’t take cheaters as good…

Journey through 18th century France

Discover small towns, remote mansions and luxurious lounges envisioned by Nereal Team (Reign) game producer Arnaud de Bock (Picuniku). Immerse yourself in the ornate visual artwork of Nikolai Troshinsky. Your every move is accompanied by an original score from Andrea Bocadoro as interpreted by an orchestra.

Card Shark shows its hands on Nintendo Switch and PC on June 2.

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