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We had a big night on last night with Iceberg Ahead - a full publisher broadcast event, featuring the reveal of our upcoming Tactical Hacking RPG Midnight Protocol, Multiplayer Fantasy Strategy Circle Empires Tactics and confirmation that Ambition: A Minuet in Power is coming to Nintendo Switch after a release on PC!
That's on top of new gameplay and info from Sacred Fire, Blazing Sails and Lord of Rigel which are all coming to Steam in 2021, and a reminder of our most recent release in March - Star Dynasties!
If you didn't see it, I've included a link to the full show on our YouTube channel and summarized every game featured in a press release below. I hope you agree we're working on an exciting and diverse line-up right now, with games coming to PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox.
Two new games were announced during the broadcast - Midnight Protocol and Circle Empires Tactics. In addition, Ambition: A Minuet in Power was announced for the Nintendo Switch, and new gameplay was revealed for Sacred Fire (PC), Blazing Sails (PC) and Lord of Rigel (PC).

Midnight Protocol, developed by LuGus Studios
From the developers of Liftoff: FPV Drone Racing, Midnight Protocol is a tactical narrative-driven RPG with unique keyboard-only controls. Hack into servers, beat security systems and discover encrypted secrets while you try to find answers to why and how you got doxxed.

You interact with the virtual environment through your home terminal that requires nothing more than your keyboard.

*Trailer: On YouTube
*Release: Summer 2021
Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: RPG, Turn-based, Strategy, Hacking

Circle Empires Tactics, developed by Luminous
Get ready for a new spin on Circle Empires. Predict, plan and attack! Circle Empires Tactics is a simultaneous turn-based strategy game that you can play solo and in multiplayer. Build up your army, use spells and give orders to your troops in the hope that you’ve outsmarted your rivals.

*Trailer: On YouTube
*Release: 2022
*Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: Strategy, Turn-based, Fantasy, Multiplayer

Ambition: A Minuet in Power, developed by Joy Manufacturing Co.
18th century Paris - a city of love, lies and revolution. You are a woman of fashion trying to survive the political turmoil. Date a cast of unforgettable characters. Amass the wealth and respect you deserve. Engage in gossip that can alter the course of history, or lead you to the guillotine.

*Trailer: On YouTube
*Release: Spring 2021 (PC), Summer 2021 (Nintendo Switch)
*Platforms: PC (Windows)Nintendo Switch
Genres: Visual Novel, Choose-Your-Own-Adventure, Political, Dating Sim

Sacred Fire, developed by Poetic Studios
Sacred Fire is a psychological choice-driven RPG inspired by ancient Caledonia. Control your emotions and outsmart your opponents to turn the odds into your favor. Gain allies, fight battles and explore a branching narrative of war and romance. Who will you become to stop the invading Romans?

*Trailer: On YouTube
*Release: Q3 2021
Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: RPG, Adventure, Visual Novel, Historical

Blazing Sails: Pirate Battle Royale, developed by Get Up Games
Fight for survival in Blazing Sails, a pirate battle royale game! Create your own unique pirate and ship. Band together with other players to command your mighty vessel. Navigate land and sea for loot, resources, unique weapons and ship upgrades. Sink every other ship to win the skirmish!

*Trailer: On YouTube
Release: Available Now (Early Access), 2021 (Full Release)
Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: Multiplayer, Action, FPS, Battle Royale

Star Dynasties, developed by Pawley Games
Star Dynasties is a role-playing sci-fi strategy game set in a divided galaxy following the destruction of Earth. A unique procedurally generated narrative of human drama and feudal politics is mixed together with a light empire management layer. Your choices. Your legacy.

Trailer: On YouTube
Release: March 16th 2021 (Early Access), 2021 (Full Release)
Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: Strategy, Sci-Fi, Turn-based, Adventure

Transient, developed by Stormling Studios
H.P. Lovecraft meets Cyberpunk. Delve deep into an obscure dystopian world and hold firm to your consciousness, when you stumble upon the terrifying truth about your life in a domed city, a truth that might tear apart your own sanity and question your very existence.

Trailer: On IGN
Release: Available Now (PC), 2021 (Consoles)
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC (Windows)
Genres: Sci-Fi, Horror, Adventure, Mystery

Lord of Rigel, developed by Rhombus Studios
Lord of Rigel is set in a galaxy locked in a galactic cold war. Choose between warring elder races, forge your own coalition, or go it alone. Navigate galactic council politics and defeat grand menaces while utilizing espionage, research, and military force to shape the galaxy.

Release: 2021 (Early Access)
Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: 4X Strategy, Sci-Fi, Turn-based, Space

King of Retail, developed by Freaking Games
Congratulations on owning your very own store! Design your store layout. Buy and sell goods. Hire and manage your staff, take care of your customers and plan the perfect marketing campaign. Make yours the most popular store in town - but watch out, running a store is not as easy as it sounds!

Trailer: On YouTube
Release: Available Now (Early Access), 2022 (Full Release)
Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: Management, Simulation, Sandbox, Strategy

Railroad Corporation: Volatile Markets DLC, developed by Corbie Games
Relive the pioneering spirit of the Golden Age of Steam by establishing your own railroad empire across 19th century North America. Race against time, as well as the competition, to bring settlements together, produce and trade goods and develop new technologies.

Trailer: On YouTube
Release: Available Now
Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: Strategy, Real-time, Multiplayer, Management

Pax Nova: Frostborn DLC, developed by Grey Wolf Entertainment
A sci-fi turn-based 4X strategy game where you lead the fate of one of several factions divided between three races. Explore new worlds and new star systems filled with exciting secrets as well as dangers. Build cities, expand your influence and fight great battles on land and in space.

Trailer: On YouTube
Release: Available Now
Platforms: PC (Windows)
Genres: 4X Strategy, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Turn-based

Conarium, developed by Zoetrope Interactive
Conarium is a chilling Lovecraftian game, which follows a gripping story involving four scientists and their endeavor to challenge what we normally consider to be the ‘absolute’ limits of nature. Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s novella "At the Mountains of Madness", but largely set after the original story.

Trailer: On IGN
Release: Available Now (PC, PlayStation, Xbox & Nintendo Switch)
Platforms: PlayStationXboxPC & Nintendo Switch
Genres: Horror, Adventure, Puzzle, Mystery


Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans. Located in Haarlem, The Netherlands and staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an assembly of game developers around the world, both midsize and indie.

Known for many hit franchises including Starpoint Gemini, Killing Floor and Circle Empires; the company has enjoyed recent success with PC titles such as Shortest Trip to Earth, The Sojourn and Railroad Corporation. Iceberg Interactive has many exciting multi-format games coming up, including Blazing Sails (PC), Ambition: A Minuet in Power (PC) and Sacred Fire (PC).

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