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SteamWorld Heist details

Posted on September 16, 2014 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS eShop, News, Wii U eShop

NintendoWorldReport has put up a preview with some of the first details about SteamWorld Heist. You can find them rounded up below.

– Play as a captain going on a massive raid in space
– Go from base to base with your ship
– Side-scrolling turn-based strategy game
– Defeat enemies, collect the loot, and get out of the base
– Need to strategize to get out of each scenario with your crew intact
– Each character can only move a set amount of steps and can only do so much once they are settled
– If your steps remain within a certain buffer area, you are able to fire at your opponents
– Each character can use an array of guns
– These fall into a wide variety of shot types
– Some only shoot one strong bullet, while others shoot three weaker ones
– Combine these skills with abilities
– Abilities example: let bullets bounce against the walls
– More than just guns
– Can throw grenades and use other special items to get to the loot and harm enemies
– Outside of battle, you have to go to various bars and recruit new crew members
– Once the initial payment is done, they become part of your team until they are defeated
– Need to make sure your captain doesn’t get defeated because that makes you lose all of your crew
– In those rougher places, multiple paths come into play and you have to use your team wisely to explore every nook and cranny
– View maps on the touch screen
– Massive overview map lets you travel to the specific locations


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