Having just purchased a Humble Bundle, my friend JJ found himself with an extra copy of SteamWorld Dig on the Nintendo 3DS. He was gracious enough to offer me the code. Then I forgot a out it for awhile.
Eventually, I found myself sitting on a train to Montreal with nothing to do. Firing up SteamWorld Dig for the first time, time melted away as I tore through their brilliant take on the Metroidvania genre. As the train pulled into Montreal, I was actually mad that I didn’t have a few extra minutes to wrap things up.
Thus began my love affair with Image & Form, the brilliant minds behind the SteamWorld series.
You may come to a point where you wrap up Fire Emblem: Three Houses and want more. The easiest – and probably best – answer for that situation is to play more Fire Emblem. With no shortage of entries across the 3DS and other legacy consoles, there’s more than enough to scratch the itch.
But if you’re reluctant to let go of your Nintendo Switch, there are some other great strategy games on the platform that are worth checking out! These games don’t necessarily have the exact mix of tactics and RPG that Fire Emblem provides, but these five strategy titles are still in the same realm while adding their own flavour to the mix!
Before the release of SteamWorld Dig 2, Image & Form expanded on the SteamWorld franchise with a 2D turn-based strategy game. SteamWorld Heist is that game. Set in space, you control a team of robot space pirates as they venture through the galaxy, oftentimes finding themselves caught in gunfights within enemy ships. Is this a secret gem in the SteamWorld series?