Welcome back to Introducing: The article where TBG keep you updated on some of the new and exciting titles on the horizon. Today we are looking at a title that frankly, doesn’t really need any introduction as such, the long-running and highly popular SteamWorld series has been entertaining gamers for a decade, but soon it can be enjoyed via the world of cloud as it takes the leap to Google Stadia, let’s find out more.
Thunderful Publishing and Image & Form are excited to bring the immensely popular SteamWorld series to Google Stadia. Soon players will be able to purchase and instantly access the mining adventure series with Metroidvania inspired gameplay in SteamWorld Dig and SteamWorld Dig 2.
Players will also get the opportunity to take a journey through space in the turn-based strategy and hat collecting masterpiece, SteamWorld Heist. Furthermore, get ready for an RPG experience with tactical card-based gameplay in the latest game from Image & Form, SteamWorld Quest.
Image & Form and Thunderful are celebrating 10 years of SteamWorld this year and are excited to reach new players and provide more ways to enjoy these incredible games. In addition to the SteamWorld franchise launching on Stadia, SteamWorld Dig 2 and SteamWorld Quest will be made available as part of Stadia’s Pro subscription service giving users immediate access to play the game with no purchase necessary.
Tell us about SteamWorld Dig?
SteamWorld Dig is a platform mining adventure with strong Metroidvanian influences. Take the role of Rusty, a lone mining steambot, as he arrives at an old mining town in great need. Dig your way through the old earth, gaining riches while uncovering the ancient threat that lurks below.
Tell us about SteamWorld Dig 2?
SteamWorld Dig 2 takes you on a platform mining adventure forged in Metroidvania flames. When an old trading town is struck by mysterious earthquakes, it’s up to a lone steambot and her unlikely companion to uncover what trembling terrors lie beneath.
Dig your way underground and explore vivid worlds riddled with treasure, secrets and traps. Combat dangerous enemies at every turn of the underworld’s twisted paths, including shadowy creatures and the haunted remains of an ancient electrical threat.
Tell us about SteamWorld Heist?
In SteamWorld Heist, you command space pirates in a series of epic tactical shootouts. Strategy fans will feel right at home and get hooked on the game’s unique action twist. By aiming your weapons yourself you’ll shoot bullet-bouncing trick shots with unrivalled precision. No need to rely on chance to take down your foes!
Tell us about SteamWorld Quest?
Lead a party of aspiring heroes through a beautifully hand-drawn world and intense battles using only your wits and a handful of cards. Take on whatever threat comes your way by crafting your own deck choosing from over 100 unique punch-cards!
Who are Image & Form?
Image & Form is a video game development studio made up of 20+ childish people in Gothenburg, Sweden. They’ve been at it since 1997, and are more productive than ever. Their biggest achievement to date is the best-selling, award-winning SteamWorld franchise.
Who are Thunderful Publishing?
Thunderful Publishing was founded in December 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden as a sister company to game studios Image & Form and Zoink. This new collaboration means that the companies can now act more forcefully and bring something very attractive to the market.
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