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8 Games Showcased by the Dutch Indie Publisher

Iceberg Interactive is excited to be a part of Gamescom 2021, and we’re marking the occasion with a brand new game reveal plus trailers + news on 7 more anticipated indie titles for PC and consoles!

Starting today, our digital booth features EIGHT free PC demos across Gamescom and the Indie Arena Booth Online.

Strange Horticulture 

Strange Horticulture is an occult puzzle game in which you play as the proprietor of a local plant store. Find and identify new plants, pet your cat, speak to a coven, or join a cult. Use your collection of powerful plants to influence the story and unravel Undermere’s dark mysteries.

  • Demo + Store Page: Steam
  • Release: Early 2022
  • Genres: Narrative, Occult Mystery, RPG
  • Developer: Bad Viking (UK)
  • Platforms: PC (Windows)

Star Dynasties

Take the reins of a feudal dynasty in a divided galaxy following the destruction of earth. Star Dynasties is a turn based, procedurally generated narrative of human drama and personal politics, mixed with a light empire management layer. Your choices. Your legacy.

  • Demo + Store Page: Steam
  • Release: Full Release September 2021, Available Now in Early Access
  • Genres: Sci-fi, Turn-Based Strategy, Narrative RPG
  • Developer: Pawley Games (UK)
  • Platforms: PC (Windows)

Blazing Sails

Fight for survival in Blazing Sails, a fast-paced pirate PvP 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!

  • Demo + Store Page: Steam
  • Release: Full Release September 2021, Available Now in Early Access
  • Genres: Naval Combat, Online Co-Op, Pirate FPS
  • Developer: Get Up Games (Belgium)
  • Platforms: PC (Windows)

Circle Empires Tactics

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.

  • Demo + Store Page: Steam
  • Release: 2022
  • Genres: Turn-Based Tactics, Fantasy, Strategy RPG
  • Developer: Luminous (Estonia, Circle Empires Series)
  • Platforms: PC (Windows)

King of Retail

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!

  • Demo + Store Page: Steam
  • Release: Full Release 2022, Available Now in Early Access
  • Genres: Simulation, Management, Comedy
  • Developer: Freaking Games (Denmark)
  • Platforms: PC (Windows + Mac)

Ambition: A Minuet in Power

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.

  • Demo + Store Page: Steam
  • Release: August 18th 2021
  • Genres: Dating Sim, Choose Your Own Adventure, Visual Novel
  • Developer: Joy Manufacturing Co. (USA)
  • Platforms: PC (Windows + Mac)
  • Coming 2021 to Nintendo Switch!

Sacred Fire: A Role Playing Game

Sacred Fire is a psychological role-playing game. You’re a refugee hunted by Rome, your actions compromised by fear and rage. Build up your willpower to control story choices and master battle tactics. Outsmart opponents and gain allies. Wage war or strive for peace. End up a hero or an outcast.

  • Demo + Store Page: Steam
  • Release: Early Access Fall 2021, Full Release 2022
  • Genres: Cinematic Narrative Adventure, CRPG, Turn-Based Combat
  • Developer: Poetic Studio (Slovakia)
  • Platforms: PC (Windows, Mac + Linux)

Midnight Protocol

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.

  • Demo + Store Page: Steam
  • Release: Q4 2021
  • Genres: Hacking, Story Rich, Strategy RPG
  • Developer: LuGus Studios (Belgium, Liftoff: FPV Drone Racing)
  • Platforms: PC (Windows, Mac + Linux)


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 GeminiKilling Floor and Circle Empires; the company has enjoyed recent success with PC titles such as Shortest Trip to Earth, Blazing Sails and Railroad Corporation. Iceberg Interactive has many exciting multi-format games coming up, including Midnight Protocol (PC), Star Dynasties (PC) and Sacred Fire (PC). To learn more, please visit

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