Image & Form have announced a new game in their SteamWorld franchise titled SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech. This card-based RPG is set to release first on Nintendo Switch in 2019, with other platforms TBA.
The SteamWorld franchise has become a well-recognized indie series since its debut in 2010. Previous games included platforming and strategy elements, but Hand of Gilgamesh turns to the RPG genre for the first time. Image & Form have stated that fans have been suggesting an RPG from the developer for quite a while, being the #1 request from fans.
Find a debut trailer, description, and screenshots below. You can also check out the official website.
Triumph over evil with the hand you’re dealt!
SteamWorld Quest is the roleplaying card game you’ve been waiting for! Lead a party of aspiring heroes through a beautifully hand-drawn world and intense battles using only your wits and a handful of cards. Take on whatever threat comes your way by crafting your own deck choosing from over 100 unique punch-cards!
What awaits you is a luscious treasure chest filled with gold, dragons, vivid worlds, magic, knights in shining armor as well as XP, turn-based battles and all that good RPG stuff! The game’s humorous mix of traditional fantasy and steampunk robots makes for an unforgettable experience with lots of laughs.