Swedish Developer to Release ‘SteamWorld Dig’ on 3DS eShop

SteamWorld Dig Screen #2

SteamWorld Dig is the latest 3DS eShop title from Swedish developer Image & Form.

Image & Form describe SteamWorld Dig as a ” hardcore platform mining adventure”, that will deliver 12 hours of gameplay. This is also the second entry in the SteamWorld series, as SteamWorld Tower Defense was released on the Nintendo DS in 2011.

Players take control of Rusty, a lone-wolf, steam-powered cowbot who has come to an old mining town in great need. Amidst your digging to find riches, Rusty awakes an ancient evil that must be stopped.

Rusty must dig tunnels to collect rare minerals which can be exchanged for better equipment, allowing him to handle more of the terrors located underground.

SteamWorld Dig takes place in a unique 19th century time period, which has seen mankind prematurely blow itself to pieces. The little of humanity that remains is found in caves beneath the surface, while steam-powered robots control the Wild West.

SteamWorld Dig will be released on the Nintendo 3DS eShop in America, Europe and Australia on August 8 for 8.99 USD / 8.99 EUR / 11.99 AUD; while a Japan version will be released a few months after.

Jamie Briggs manages Analog Addiction and you can like them on Facebook, follow his daily life on Twitter @JamieAA and his videos on YouTube.

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2 thoughts on “Swedish Developer to Release ‘SteamWorld Dig’ on 3DS eShop

    • I like the style shown in the images, they are releasing a trailer very soon which should so some gameplay.

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