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SteamWorld Heist II

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Thunderful
Developer: Thunderful
Release Date: Aug. 8, 2024

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'SteamWorld Heist II' Shows Off Watery World, Overworld Gameplay, Story Details - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 17, 2024 @ 7:00 a.m. PDT

Join Captain Leeway and his ragtag crew as they uncover the enigmatic menace threatening the Great Sea.

Ahoy, crewmates and Steambots!

Join Captain Leeway and his ragtag crew as they uncover the enigmatic menace threatening the Great Sea. Equip and upgrade your crew for turn-based gunfights packed with ricochet action and engage in real-time naval combat. Get ready to aim, plot, and plunder in this uproarious Steambot adventure!

All is not well on the waves, a crisis is brewing. A water crisis! Mysteriously, this precious resource has turned deadly, corroding metal limbs and mechanical hearts. Take charge as Captain Leeway joined by his ragtag crew of Steambots to uncover the enigmatic menace threatening the Great Sea.

In the heat of battle, precision is key. Take aim and let your shots ricochet with deadly accuracy. Every move counts as you strategize your way to victory, using your environment to your advantage and bouncing bullets off surfaces to outmaneuver your enemies.

As Captain, you hold the fate of your crew in your hands. Equip them with different weapons, customise their abilities and equipment, and use the rich job system to overcome any challenge that comes your way. From seasoned veterans to eager recruits, your crew looks to you for guidance as you navigate the dangers of the Great Sea.

Set sail and explore the vast ocean blue, where adventure, mystery, and danger await beyond each breaking wave... Engage in real-time naval combat, raid enemy bases and seize valuable loot to bolster your crew's strength. And when the battles are won, take respite at one of the lively bars where you can relax, upgrade your gear and crew, and forge new alliances with fellow bots.

The Great Sea Shard is brimming with secrets, missions, and stories waiting to be uncovered...

Join us for another Deep Dive where we explore the watery world that sets the stage for SteamWorld Heist II - and take a look at the overworld gameplay!

Learn all about Captain Quincy Leeway and his loyal steam-mates Daisy and Wesley, dive into mysterious waters filled with dangers, discover thrilling ship combat, and more in this latest Deep Dive for SteamWorld Heist II.

Key Features:

  • Turn-Based Ricochet Gameplay – Command your crew in this turn-based 2D strategy game, setting up trick shots with ricocheting bullets to take out enemies. 
  • New Job System – Customize your crewmates’ abilities and equipment with a new job system that provides a greater level of customization and endless ways to strategize.
  • Interactive World Map – Explore the high seas between missions by controlling the crew’s submarine in real-time naval combat, uncovering secrets and gathering reputation along the way.
  • Handcrafted Story & Style - Enjoy the handcrafted art, music and story in an epic new high-seas adventure offering 35+ hours of gameplay.

SteamWorld Heist II is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Steam/Steam Deck) on August 8, 2024.

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