SteamWorld Dig 2 takes place in a colorful world inspired by Western movies. “Is there such a thing as something too western-y?” Image & Form CEO Brjann Sigurgeirsson wondered to me over email. If you look at the game, apparently not.
The first SteamWorld Dig was a sleeper hit on the 3DS for development studio Image & Form, selling over a million copies across all platforms, according to Image & Form CEO Brjann Sigurgeirsson. Even with those numbers, its launch was “nowhere near that of SteamWorld Dig 2,” which has also been a success for the…
Rejoice! The icon for SteamWorld Dig 2 has been updated on the Nintendo Switch. As reported yesterday, some players really, really care about this and I gotta say, the new icon looks swanky.
How important is the design of game icons, the visual indicators of the titles available to launch from our consoles’ dashboards? A number of Switch owners are very particular about the colorful squares that show up on their home screens. They’re calling for changes, and developers are listening.
SteamWorld Dig 2 is a game about exploring and finding secrets. There’s a plot, too, and some fun characters, but for the most part you dig in caves and look for treasure. I could do it forever.