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Steamworld Quest Announced, A New RPG Card Game Coming To Nintendo Switch First


Steamworld is a pretty diverse IP. Steamworld Dig 1 & 2 are roguelike platformer with digging mechanics set in an Old West aesthetic while Steamworld Heist went sci-fi and plays like a strategy tactics game. Now, developers Image & Form Games are tackling another new genre in another new aesthetic with Steamworld Quest.

This new game was revealed in the Indie Highlights showcase by Nintendo Europe, which also revealed the release date for Wargroove among other games announcements.

Full title Steamworld Quest: Hand Of Gilgamech, you control a party of heroes on their adventures. It’s not just a straight-up turn-based RPG, it also has deckbuilding mechanics where all your abilities are tied to how you build your deck of cards. Additional cards can be found as loot.

Also, there are steampunk robots in knight armour. What’s not to love?

Take a look at the reveal trailer:

Steamworld Quest will arrive on Nintendo Switch first in 2019, with other platforms to be announced soon.