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Jump King Leaps Onto PS4, Xbox One, and Switch in 2020

By on Feb 26, 2020 at 11:06 pm. Filed in News under Jump King.

Soar to new heights and snag the babe in Jump King later this year.

Today, UKIYO Publishing and independent game studio Nexile announced that their cheeky vertical platformer Jump King will release on consoles in 2020. To see the game in action, check out the console announcement trailer for Jump King below.

Jump King Console Announcement

Jump King is described as a “Tactical Leaping Adventure”. In Jump King, you play as a knight who must leap and hop up a vertical expanse in an effort to reach the hot babe at the top of a tower. Players must carefully set up each jump in order to land in an optimal location. Misjudging a jump can result in the knight taking a significant, treacherous tumble all the way back to the bottom.

The three-button control scheme and pixel-art aesthetic may make the game seem deceivingly simple. Although Jump King will have accessible controls, that doesn’t mean it’s without challenge. “Jump King was made to make you look silly,” said Felix Wahlström of Nexile. “It makes jumping, something often taken for granted in games, into the sole challenge of the game!”

Jump King is already available for PC on both GOG.com and Steam, but will soon make its way to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch later this year. However, no release date has been specified. Head over to the official Jump King website for additional details and updates.

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Larryn Bell
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Larryn is a content creator and editor who has written guides and features for various gaming websites. She is always on the lookout for games with engaging stories, challenging puzzles, or unique gameplay mechanics.

Jump King (2019)
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Jump King is a challenging climbing-platformer where suspense builds with every jump! Struggle upwards and explore the unknown while doing your best to avoid your inevitable fall back down…

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