E3 2015: SteamWorld Heist Trailer

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

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SteamWorld Heist

Remember that awesome game called SteamWorld Dig, that came out of nowhere and charmed the pants off of everyone? That game was a great take on the metroidvania style, oozing a unique style and universe. The reason that is relevant is this Fall we are getting another game set in that series from the good folks at Image & Form. However, besides the name and focus on sentient robots, the games couldn’t be more different.

While SteamWorld Dig was a Western metroidvania, SteamWorld Heist is a Space drama much more focused on managing a group of less than scrupulous robots as they loot and plunder on the spaceways. Like its predecessor, Heist is slated to come to the 3DS eShop, and it’s looking pretty good. The trailer shows off lots of robot on robot action, highlighting a unique bullet ricochet system that looks to be quite fun. It also showed off some of the crew that will work with you on your spacebound hijinks. Looks like SteamWorld Heist will be another great jaunt for 3DS fans this Fall.

About Josh Speer

Josh Speer is addicted to two things in equal measure : Books and Videogames. He has a degree from the University of Washington in English with an emphasis on writing. He joined Operation Rainfall last year while following it on Facebook. His two giant life goals are to write his own series of fantasy / science fiction novels and to get into the creative side of the video game industry. He is beyond pleased to now have his proverbial foot in the door thanks to the opportunity provided by Oprainfall!