Mixing technology elements with aesthetics taken from the industrialization of the 19th century and adding steam machines from the most common to the most curious, these 7 Steampunk games can be enjoyed on some consoles and PC. Discover varied options for those who like or want to start delving into this different world of games.
The world of Dishonored brings together a lot of Steampunk technology and destruction caused by pests and diseases. Its environment is gray, with people clearly divided between social classes by alleys and houses. The gameplay is in first person, offering different combat options and chances to finish stages without taking anyone’s life.
Release date: October 9, 2012
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
SteamWorld Dig: A Fistful of Dirty
This game, set in a western-style Steampunk world, offers colorful art and refined gameplay. SteamWorld Dig has protagonist Rusty trying to bring life back to a desolate city. The player needs to dig the ground in search of resources and money to improve location and skills and face different enemies in the process.
Release date: August 7, 2013
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Google Stadia, PC, Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita
Taking the role of a robot that was exiled from its homeland, Machinarium is a Steampunk game in the point & click genre. Its gameplay involves solving puzzles and various challenges. Its beautiful art draws the most attention in the adventure. The entire presentation brings a fascinating world, captivating characters, and an impeccable soundtrack.
Release date: October 16, 2009
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
Mixing a Steampunk world with giant robots, Ironcast is a puzzle game set in the 1880s. Its simple but exciting gameplay is merged with the roguelike genre in which death is permanent but with rewards that are kept between games. Its art is worth highlighting, reminiscent of handmade paintings, and the customization options that are part of the adventure.
Release date: March 26, 2015
Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch
Codename S.T.E.A.M. is a Steampunk-themed game that brings a crazy story involving an alien invasion and famous figures facing them. For example, players can have names like Tom Sawyer and Tin Man on their teams. In terms of gameplay, the adventure features a turn-based strategic RPG similar to games like Valkyria Chronicles. The cel-shading art is a show of its own, and the dubbing is thrilling.
Release date: March 13, 2015
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
Syberia: The World Before
The new chapter of the Syberia point & click game series brings two parallel stories with two unique protagonists who may or may not have a meaningful bond. The journey mixes different places and times as the characters try to understand what happens in their worlds and with themselves. Speaking of the world, this Steampunk-themed game will keep the franchise’s tradition with beautiful landscapes and exciting technology.
Release date: December 10, 2021
Taking place in a city that is in the clouds, Bioshock Infinite brings first-person gameplay with a lot of action and challenge. The city is full of details and colors but hides fervent enemies capable of annihilating anyone. Its narrative brings incredible twists and turns and captivating characters, which leaves the player with an itchy head even after more than one game. This is an excellent choice if you like intense and beautiful games.
Release date: March 26, 2013
Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Nintendo Switch
Steampunk games always feature vibrant and stylish worlds, with curious machines and interesting challenges. What is your favorite game in this theme? Tell us!