There’s a good chance you’ve not played one of the best games of 2013. Back in August, 3DS download game SteamWorld Dig came from nowhere, to receive a flurry of 8s and 9s. It was a breakout hit on the portable platform, and deservedly so. At that perfect meeting point between Metroidvania and Mr Driller, capturing the essence of Spelunky, and achieving absolutely precision platforming, it was a massive, joyful surprise. And yet, as I devoured it, I kept thinking: wouldn’t this be even better on PC?
RPS can exclusively reveal that it is to be. An HD remake will be arriving on Steam on the 5th December. We’ve got the world’s first footage of the new version below, and the first interview with the team about the transition to the Mother Platform.