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Steamworld Dig for 3DS! EDIT: It's out, and it's a sleeper hit! EDIT: Wii U-bound!
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March 14, 2013, 22:09:02
 
It's scored a 9 on NWR, and is reviewing pretty well at other sites too. The game is very fun and very well made, I highly recommend!

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Looks great! Future apocalyptic robot western!

Official quote from the game's website:

"Not another 3D effect showcase nor a cheap port; we’re making an Actual Game™! :)"



SOURCE: Kotaku

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DrFink addition: Announced, I believe, through social media today (6/5/2014) is the fact that Steamworld Dig is coming to Wii U!!



Image & Form to DrFinkelstein on Instagram (in comments) said:
"There will be some new features and tweaks but essentially it'll be the same SteamWorld Dig we all know and love :) /Julius" ... "I can't tell what exactly will be new but I promise it will be unique in some aspects."

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Posted: 03/14/13, 22:09:02  - Edited by 
 on: 06/05/14, 23:48:27    
 
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@Guillaume

Whoa! They teased the first part of that comic.. now it's WiiU? Hell yeah. I might have to double dip for this. I'd love some bonuses though.


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 17:36:29
Guillaume said:

Yup, SteamWorld Dig is coming to Wii U! Hope this isn't a "too little, too late" situation, but hey. At least Wii U-only owners will finally be able to enjoy this gem!


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 17:55:26
@GameDadGrant

I'm not sure how that would even be a "too little, too late" situation. It's a great game, sure, but it won't move consoles. Plus the original did great on the 3DS so it's not like the devs themselves are struggling. It's nice to have on the Wii U eShop but you make it sound like it's some sort of desperate Nintendo attempt here


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 17:58:47
Nice! I didn't play it on the 3DS, so I will probably get this on Wii U.


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 18:00:21
Deserves new thread and I'm all over this for obvious reasons.


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 18:16:13
I'm looking forward to updated visuals for my HD 40 inch screen.

@carlosrox

Nah. We just need to update this thread title.


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 18:16:28  - Edited by 
 on: 06/05/14, 18:17:18
@VofEscaflowne

No, I mean for the devs. This game is already out on...nearly every other platform (except for Xbox, I think?) - the Wii U version is incredibly late. When I first saw this news, I wasn't sure how many people out there would be left that would:

A.) Be interested in this game

B.) Not have already played it on some other system

But it appears some missed it entirely (whyyyy?!?) and others are willing to at least consider a double-dip, so...who knows. Maybe it'll do well. If nothing else, it's a great game to add to the Wii U library, and that's never a bad thing. You're right that it won't move consoles, but at least it will give current Wii U owners something else that's fun to play.


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 18:27:40
@DrFinkelstein
Yeah or that I guess. But I don't wanna post in a 3DS thread, it makes me feel icky. I might get cooties.


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 18:45:45
carlosrox said:
@DrFinkelstein
Yeah or that I guess. But I don't wanna post in a 3DS thread, it makes me feel icky. I might get cooties.



Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 18:58:49
:)


Posted by 
 on: 06/05/14, 19:05:07
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