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SteamWorld Dig
Sub Genre:
2D Platformer
Release Date (US):
March 18th, 2014
Release Date (UK):
March 19th, 2014
Online Players:
Image & Form Games
Image & Form Games
E10+ [Everyone 10+]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
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0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on 3DS.

About SteamWorld Dig

Branded as a “platform mining adventure” in a steampunk/western setting, SteamWorld Dig lets the player take the role of the Eastwood-esque robot protagonist Rusty in order to save a mining town in need. The plot thickens as he digs deeper into an underground full of treasure and terror...



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While a bit on the easy side, SteamWorld Dig is an addicting and unique experience featuring heaps of replay value.

We like

  • Very addicting
  • Well-streamlined upgrade system
  • Mine layout changes each playthrough, offering a unique experience every time

We dislike

  • Abilities don't carry over to another playthrough
  • Undeveloped characters and game world
  • Not very challenging

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When I first dove into SteamWorld Dig: A Fistfull of Dirt, I was expecting to play another Minecraft or Spelunker clone. And, although the comparison is easy to make, I'm pleased to report that SteamWorld Dig differentiates itself in the way that I hoped it would. Developed by indie Studio Image & Form, SteamWorld Dig follows the tale of Rusty, a steambot miner who receives a deed to an entire mine from his long-decease...

SteamWorld Dig News

  • SteamWorld Dig on PS4, PS Vita is PlayStation EU's Deal of the Week

    SteamWorld Dig serves up an addicting combo of upgrades, tunnel-diving, and randomization. Factor in some colorful art and charming humor, and you've got an easy recommendation on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. It's a recommendation made even easier during this week, while SteamWorld Dig is dis...

  • SteamWorld Dig unearthing onto PS4, PS Vita in 2014

    Image & Form Games today unveiled on the official PlayStation Blog--both European and North American--that its zany mining platformer SteamWorld Dig will be burrowing its way to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2014. In SteamWorld Dig you'll assume the role of Rusty, a mining steambot whos...

SteamWorld Dig Features

  • PS4 game giveaway - SteamWorld Dig

    The platform mining adventure game SteamWorld Dig launches on PS4 today in the U.S. and tomorrow in Europe. has teamed up with Swedish Independant developer Image & Form to giveaway a handful of codes to U.S and EU gamers. You can check out the SteamWorld Dig review here. In SteamWor...

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