Tag: Image & Form

  • News SteamWorld Quest Brings Fantasy RPG Fun to Versatile Franchise

    Card to beat

    We’ve had two action platformers and a strategy title, so we suppose it’s time for the alarmingly versatile SteamWorld series to try its hand at a turn-based role-playing game. Due out first on Nintendo Switch, with other platforms to follow at a later date, SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech will see you leading a “party of...

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    Review SteamWorld Dig 2

    Say mine name

    In SteamWorld Dig 2 you play as Dorothy, a steam powered mining robot. Your ally Rusty, who eagle-eyed readers will remember as the protagonist of the first game in the franchise, has gone missing. Your mission is to find him. This sends you deep into the mines once again, in a game that shares a lot of its progenitor’s DNA.  ...

  • News SteamWorld Dig 2 Mines Its Way to PS4, Vita Later This Month

    Deeper down

    SteamWorld Dig 2 has a PlayStation 4 and Vita release date, developer Image & Form has announced. We really enjoyed the first SteamWorld Dig, along with sort-of-spin-off SteamWorld Heist. As such, we're looking forward to getting our pick axe dirty all over again. The sequel will support cross-buy, so if you nab it on one platform,...

  • News SteamWorld Dig 2 Goes Deep on PS4 Later This Year

    Dig dug

    Mining sequel SteamWorld Dig 2 has been confirmed for the PlayStation 4, with a release planned later this year. The title was originally announced for the Nintendo Switch only, but developer Image & Form has since revealed that the outing will also deploy "a few days later" on Sony’s system. There’s the possibility of a Vita port...

  • News A Brand New SteamWorld Game Is Coming This Year

    Shake off that rust

    SteamWorld Dig and SteamWorld Heist are, for our money, two of the best indie titles on PlayStation platforms. The talented folks over at Image & Form have created a quirky property that's not afraid to dip its toes into different genres, and it manages to do this without sacrificing its identity in the process. As such, it's...

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    Review SteamWorld Heist

    Robbing the robots

    Shared universes certainly seem to have become a bit of a thing in recent years, and it's easy to see why they're attractive to game developers. Not only do you get the chance to genre jump between games, but you can also immediately pique the interest of anyone who enjoyed your previous efforts. Such is the case with Image &...

  • News SteamWorld Heist Boards PS4, Vita on 31st May


    Image & Form's outstanding turn-based shooter SteamWorld Heist will loot the PlayStation 4 and Vita from 31st May, the always-friendly Swedish outfit has announced. That's a global release date for the cross-buy title, with the launch price set at the affordable $19.99/£15.99. There'll be a 15 per cent discount available at release...

  • News SteamWorld Dig's Successor Plots a Steamy Smash and Grab

    Heist to see you

    Following the release of the immensely popular SteamWorld Dig on the PlayStation 4 and Vita, entertaining Swedish outfit Image & Form has been busy beavering away on the title’s natural successor: SteamWorld Heist. Don’t call this a sequel, though, as outspoken gaffer Brjann Sigurgeirsson is billing it as something much...

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    Review SteamWorld Dig

    The crud, the slab, and the clunky

    Putting you into the shoes of a quirky little mining robot and plopping you into a tiny town with three other eccentric automatons, SteamWorld Dig feels like it's been built using parts that will be familiar to anyone who's played the likes of Terraria or Spelunky. But while you'll be mining precious minerals and...

  • Interview Digging into SteamWorld Dig on PS4 and Vita with Image & Form

    Going underground

    The mining genre has launched an unearthly assault on the PlayStation brand over the past few months. While they may have been late to the construction site, the likes of Minecraft, Terraria, and Spelunky have all taken Sony’s systems by storm. Next on the rota is SteamWorld Dig, which is set to tunnel its way onto the...

  • News SteamWorld Dig Tunnelling Its Way to PS4, PS Vita in March

    Gem in the rough

    Swedish developer Image & Form has announced that its steampunk mining platformer SteamWorld Dig is coming to both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. It will be digging a hole in the PlayStation Network next month for €8.99/$9.99. The game will feature cross-buy, meaning that once you purchase it on one console you'll be...