SteamWorld HEIST Lands on Wii U eShop (in Europe)

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SteamWorld HEIST


SteamWorld HEIST landed on the Wii U eShop in Europe today. Alongside it, the SteamWorld Collection is also in game stores. Players in North America will have to wait a bit longer as the game will arrive on their eShop in October. The game is priced at $19.99 / €19.99, and is also available on other platforms including Steam, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. The developers have released a trailer to celebrate the game’s launch:


Check out the full press release below:


SteamWorld HEIST

SteamWorld Heist Wii U Trailer + Contest


Howdy, everyone!

Tomorrow SteamWorld Heist hits Wii U on Nintendo eShop in Europe alongside SteamWorld Collection in game stores! America gets the game and the physical release in October. To celebrate the EU release we’ve uploaded a brand new launch trailer. Just like the game the trailer runs at a smooth 60 frames per second in full HD. It’s simply breathtaking to look at.

Check out the trailer:

Heist isn’t just beautiful, it’s also incredibly fun to play. It has won the hearts of strategy fans and casual gamers alike worldwide since the original 3DS launch. The Wii U version is the best one yet and to tell you all the reasons we took a trip to a giant Nintendo museum to shoot a very special video.

Join us as we go in-depth at why Wii U is the perfect platform for Heist and host a contest where viewers can win the game for themselves:

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