SteamWorld Dig 2 is out this week on PC and Switch, and people are understandably excited. This clever series by Image and Form combines our favorite metroidvania mechanics with an esquisite universe, excellent storytelling, and true wit.
While release is only days away, anticipation is high. Here are a few quality mobile games you can play to hold you over.
Pocket Mine 3
Pocket Mine 3 looks and plays quite a bit like SteamWorld Dig, but that's not necessarily a bad thing! You can switch between three unique heroes, digging up lots of dirt in search of bountiful collectibles. Diverse environments, loads of treasure to uncover, and challenging monsters will keep you hooked on this SteamWorld Dig-like for days.
Set in the same universe of SteamWorld Dig, SteamWorld Heist gives us a genre swap -- it's a strategy RPG about a crew of renegade robot pirates. While it's more RPG than platformer, it's fun just to dive into the SteamWorld universe from a fresh perspective, and that same high quality Image and Form gameplay is still there.
This captivating game by Tiger Style sends you to Mars to explore mysterious subterranean caves after life has been discovered on the red planet. You'll be tasked with reviving a plant species, taking care to enrich the soil and do everything you can to make sure that these struggling plants surviving. It's a fascinating concept, and botany has never seemed so exciting.
Are you going to pick up SteamWorld Dig 2? Tell us about it in the comments.