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THE RECAP: All The Triple-i Initiative Announcements

Get ready to sink your teeth into all the earth shattering announcements that just plunged into the triple-i gaming stratosphere. From Slay the Spire 2, to the Vampire Survivors DLC, and the massive Darkest Dungeon II update (and MORE!) - it’s all recapped below!

Bordeaux, FRANCE - 10th April 2024: 45 minutes of indie gaming history has just crashed across our screens as the The Triple-i Initiative wraps up its first showcase. With over 30+ games from top independent creators, the brand new showcase has just finished its first foray into the gaming ether. Catch the full show here.
Want a quick recap? We’ve got you covered:

33 Immortals
Beta Gameplay Trailer

Thunder Lotus revealed a new gameplay trailer to announce the Closed Beta dates for 33 Immortals, the highly anticipated 33-player co-op action-roguelike. The Closed Beta will begin on May 24th, 2024, and run until June 2nd, 2024. Fans are encouraged to sign up to play the Beta at, and Beta players will earn a chance to unlock an exclusive skin for the game. 33 Immortals will be released into Early Access later this year.
Press kit available here.
Broken Roads
Official Launch Trailer

Broken Roads celebrates its launch across PC and consoles with a tense Launch Trailer. This post-apocalyptic CRPG set in the Australian Outback features more than 400,000 words of dialogue, a branching narrative requiring players to make tough decisions, and a new take on the dialogue morality system. The Australian dev team at Drop Bear Bytes is led by Colin McComb, who previously worked on Fallout 2, Planescape: Torment, Wasteland 2, and Torment: Tides of Numenera.

​Press kit available here.

Abyssal Terrors DLC & Local CO-OP Update Announcement Trailer

Blobfish Games, the team behind the action-packed survival game "Brotato" has just announced the launch of its first DLC, "Brotato: Abyssal Terrors", along with a significant free update that introduces local co-op for up to 4 players. The DLC, which can now be wishlisted on Steam, plunges players into the ocean depths, offering 20 new challenging waves, new characters, fresh weapons, and new items to enhance the gameplay experience. Alongside the DLC, the free update brings game balancing, fixes, and additional content, ensuring an enriched solo or co-operative battle against the fiends from the depths this coming Summer.

​Press kit available here.

Cat Quest III
Opening Animation Reveal

The paw-some upcoming action RPG by The Gentlebros Cat Quest III reveals a fresh new animated opening movie and a new glimpse of gameplay.
Press kit available here.

Cataclismo: Hogar's Hope Trailer

From the creators of Moonlighter and The Mageseeker, Cataclismo is a real-time strategy game about building castles brick-by-brick and defending humanity against swarms of horrors. Design fortresses, optimize production in the citadel, train and deploy a wide range of troops, and make impactful tactical choices. Coming to PC on July 16, 2024!

​Press kit available here.
Darkest Dungeon II
New FREE Game Mode 'Kingdoms' Coming in 2024

Kingdoms is a brand new stand-alone campaign game mode coming to Darkest Dungeon II as a free update in 2024. Protect and nurture your Kingdom by defending a crucial network of safe havens and purging dangerous environments of insidious threats. Players can upgrade Inns to bolster defences, embark on unique quest lines, and fight back against 3 new monster factions - The Coven, Beastmen and Crimson Courtiers. Kingdoms adds new layers of persistent strategy and sacrifice.

​Press kit available here.

Death Must Die
Act II Reveal

Death Must Die gets its first big content update with the Act II Patch. Explore the Endless Desert and its many perils as you delve deeper into Death's domain! The patchintroduces talent trees, a new hero, a new god as well as plenty of abilities, items and monsters.

​Press kit available here.

Teaser Trailer

Dinolords is a real time strategy game where you gather resources, build fortifications and command units in defence against the invading Danes with their arsenal of fierce dinosaurs. A shocking new age in medieval warfare.
Press kit available here.

Dyson Sphere Program
Free Content Reveal

From the peaceful simulating and base-building to facing the Black Mist's attacks, but it seems that the Black Mist can not be eradicated and effectively against, we still lack something. Yes, the Carrier and the Space Station. In the next stage, Icarus will be with carriers and space stations together to face the incoming legions of the Black Mist. Moreover, while we players leave the surface of the planet, all resources of space is ours.

​Press kit available here.

Endzone 2
Gameplay Trailer

Since its startling announcement in Summer 2023, Endzone 2 has amassed a whopping 150,000 wishlists and more than 12,000 followers on Steam. Now, the time has come to reveal the very first gameplay scenes of the highly anticipated post-apocalyptic survival colony builder. Witness the survivors’ journey from establishing their first settlement to repairing a destroyed bridge in order to find more habitable space to secure their survival. Because only together we will be able to rekindle humanity.
Press kit available here.
Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn
Composing Vengeance Trailer

Learn more about the music in Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn from the game's composer, Eric Hillman, in this behind-the-scenes dev diary. What decisions did Eric make when composing the music for combat, and how does it vary when battling against the Gods? Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn is out this Summer!
Press kit available here.
Gestalt: Steam & Cinder
Release Date Trailer

Embark on an epic journey to shatter the chains of fate in Gestalt: Steam & Cinder, an eagerly-anticipated, stunningly-handcrafted action-RPG, launching May 21st on Steam. Developed by Metamorphosis Games and executive produced by gaming personalities Dodger and Jesse Cox, Gestalt: Steam & Cinder invites players to unleash their inner flame as Aletheia, an elite mercenary of the Steam City of Canaan, in an all-new adventure inspired by classic Metroidvanias.
Press kit available here.
Hyper Light Breaker
Mini-Boss Reveal Trailer

Heart Machine is excited to reveal a new trailer giving you a first look at the Flame Wizard, one of the many powerful mini-bosses in Hyper Light Breaker! Prepare to fight an array of deadly enemies, like this one, in Hyper Light Breaker when the open world rogue-lite adventure set in the Hyper Light universe launches in Steam Early Access this summer. More details on Hyper Light Breaker will be revealed in the coming months as the game gets closer to Early Access launch.
Press kit available here.
Announcement Trailer

Enter if you dare, Knight, and revel in the carnage. Coming 2024.

​KILL KNIGHT is an ultra-responsive arcade-inspired isometric action shooter, and the premiere console project from PlaySide Studios - the award-winning developers behind Age of Darkness: Final Stand.
Revealed during the Triple-i Initiative and set to launch later this year on PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and Switch, KILL KNIGHT challenges players to master the demon within as they descend through the voids of an eldritch arena, and harness a devastating arsenal of armour and weapons against swarms of otherworldly horrors.
Press kit available here.

Laysara: Summit Kingdom
Surprise Launch Trailer

Hotly anticipated mountainside city-builder Laysara: Summit Kingdom surprise launched into Steam Early Access today as part of the Triple-i Initiative! From 3-person indie studio Quite OK Games and publisher Future Friends Games, Laysara takes the city-building genre to new heights. Players must carefully plan transport networks, defend against avalanches, and build their way up the mountain, raising a grand temple at the peak to mark their triumph over the elements.
Press kit available here.
Let’s School
Beloved School Management Sim Announced for Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch

PM Studios and Pathea Games are delighted to announce that the beloved school management simulation game, Let’s School, will launch for Xbox Series S/X, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch this Summer. The announcement of the forthcoming console versions was made as part of the Triple-i Initiative showcase which premiered an all new trailer for the game, showcasing console gameplay for the first time.
Press kit available here.
Spike-D Gameplay Teaser

Premiering as part of the Triple-i Initiative, the latest gameplay trailer for MOUSE - the upcoming 1930s noir-fueled, cartoon inspired FPS - teases some of the brand-new and improved gameplay mechanics in development, including;
  • Grappling Hook - Enables attachment to designated points for rapid movement
  • Helicopter - Reduces descent speed and facilitates extended aerial traversal
  • PowerUp Spinach - Used to augment and enhance melee gameplay
Press kit available here.

My Time at Sandrock
Cross Platform Multiplayer Announce Date Trailer

Pathea Games, Focus Entertainment and PM Studios are delighted to announce that cross platform multiplayer will be coming to PC and console versions of the acclaimed construction RPG and life sim My Time At Sandrock this Summer! This news was revealed in a brand new trailer which showcased the game's 4-player co-operative mode in all its glory with combat, construction, social activities and more available for groups to enjoy together regardless of which platform they play on.
Press kit available here.

Never Alone 2
Game Reveal

Today, Humble Games, the publishing team of the beloved Humble Bundle brand, and E-line Media, a pioneer developer and publisher of games with meaningful themes and authentic voices, announced their partnership to launch Never Alone 2. Sequel to Never Alone, the critically acclaimed atmospheric puzzle-platform game, Never Alone 2 invites players to embark on a cooperative journey in an expanded 3D world with an original story by an Iñupiat writer - all inclusively developed with Alaska Native elders, writers, storytellers and community members. To celebrate, the team has released a brand new teaser.
Press kit available here.

Early Access Release Date Announcement

Hooded Horse announces the early access release date for Norland, the medieval Kingdom-sim where players manage a budding noble family, navigating them through the trials of a harsh class-based society.
Press kit available here.
Old World
Behind the Throne DLC announced, coming next month!

Hooded Horse announces the latest DLC for Mohawk Games' 4X historical strategy epic, Old World. Old World - Behind the Throne will be coming late May, and features a wealth of new content focusing on character interactions -- rivalries, ambitions, and dealing with the stresses of ruling an empire. ​
Press kit available here.
Arena Teaser

The Pal Arena makes its way to Palworld in 2024! Battle against other players, pitting both yourself and your pals against them. Train the strongest Pals and defeat all your rivals!
Press kit available here.
Fall of Avalon Update

Unveiled exclusively by NACON and Passtech Games at The Triple-i Initiative showcase, Ravenswatch's third chapter, Fall of Avalon, arrives on April 22, 2024 and will allow players to explore the bastion of Avalon, fallen under the yoke of the Nightmare creatures. This chapter introduces a new map to explore, new enemies, a boss, hero talents and a new game mode.
Press kit available here.
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Risk of Rain 2
Free Content Update ft. Dead Cells Crossover Skin & More

Today during The Triple-i Initiative, Gearbox Publishing announced a collaboration coming to the hit action roguelike Risk of Rain 2 with Motion Twin’s Dead Cells. Coming soon for players on all platforms, The Prisoner joins the rank of the Survivors as a free Alt Skin for the Mercenary. Additionally, players will soon gain access to a vibrant new map, as well as two Artifacts as part of the free Devotion Update.
Press kit available here.

Developer Intro & Game Reveal

Gearbox Publishing and Wabisabi Games announce RKGK, a new anime inspired action-packed graffiti platformer. With creativity, imagination, and spray cans in hand, join the rebellious artist Valah to fight back against a corporate overlord and take back her city in pure platformer style. Wabisabi Games received initial backing from Riot Games’ Underrepresented Founders Program, which invests in founders from underrepresented communities to help them create games and experiences for players of all backgrounds.
Press kit available here.
Shadows of Doubt
Console Announce + Sharpshooter Assassin Launch Trailer!

Shadows of Doubt, the award-winning immersive detective sim, is coming out of early access and to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S in 2024! The Sharpshooter Assassin update also launched on Steam today bringing a whole new murder case to the game along with host of updates.
Press kit available here.
Slay the Spire 2
Reveal Trailer

Sequel to Slay the Spire announced in Reveal Trailer as part of The Triple-i Initiative. Slay the Spire 2 is launching into Early Access during 2025.
Press kit available here.

Streets of Rogue 2
Official Gameplay Trailer

Streets of Rogue 2 has premiered an over-the-top Gameplay Trailer showcasing key mechanics of the upcoming sandbox RPG. From dozens of quirky playable classes, crafting, and a huge procedurally-generated open world to supercars, farming, and unique items like a rat-summoning ocarina and an alien shrink ray — Streets of Rogue 2 promises to elevate everything that made the original game a cult roguelite hit. Streets of Rogue 2 will be released into Steam Early Access later this year.
Press kit available here.

Nintendo Switch Release Date

The Game Award-winning, tropical open-world adventure, Tchia, comes to Nintendo Switch, with the new trailer revealing the release date - June 27th. Pre-orders are available now on the Nintendo eShop.
Press kit available here.

The Last Spell
The Last Spell - Dwarves of Runenberg DLC Announcement

Publisher The Arcade Crew and developer Ishtar Games today announced Dwarves of Runenberg, a new DLC for The Last Spell, which will be available on Steam and GoG on April 24th. This first DLC brings a new map, a new Dwarven playable character class, challenges and more.

Press kit available here.
The Rogue Prince of Persia
Reveal Trailer

Evil Empire revealed their very first game today, after nearly 5 years of working on post-launch content for Dead Cells. The Rogue Prince of Persia is their indie take on the iconic video game IP and will be launching into Early Access on Steam on May 14th 2024. In this action-platformer roguelite, players will take on the role of the titular Prince and flow between death-defying platforming and acrobatic combat as they battle through the capital city again and again with one goal – find a way to save Persia from a Hun invasion wielding dark magic.
Press kit available here.

Announcement Teaser Trailer

Delve back into the Undermine and uncover bigger secrets than ever before. Navigate labyrinthine floors, find your way to Delvemore Castle, and confront the King himself. You won't be alone, though. Adventure with new, playable allies and do it all with a friend in cooperative play.
Press kit available here.
V Rising
Legacy of Castlevania Gameplay Trailer

Swedish game developer Stunlock Studios with Konami Digital Entertainment (KONAMI) have today released the first gameplay trailer for V Rising — Legacy of Castlevania. This crossover collaboration is set to release on May 8th alongside V Rising’s much-anticipated full release on Steam; with the PS5 version launching later this year. The trailer was also part of the Triple-i Initiative showcase, a digital event founded by Dead Cells developer, Evil Empire.
Press kit available here.

Vampire Survivors
Operation Guns DLC Feat. Contra Coming 9th May + PlayStation Announcement

In today’s Triple-i Initiative indie showcase studio poncle has announced that Vampire Survivors is coming to PlayStation 4 & PlayStation 5 this summer! On top of that, Vampire Survivors is joining forces with KONAMI’s iconic Contra series in a new DLC that’s a blast from the past – emphasis on the blast. It’s called Vampire Survivors: Operation Guns and will be available on all current platforms (Xbox One, Xbox S/X, Steam, Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android) from 9th May with PS to follow later. The President’s cousin’s sister’s dog has been kidnapped by Red Falcon. Are you bad enough to come to the rescue?
Press kit available here.

WHAT THE CAR?: Steam Date Announcement - DEMO OUT NOW!

WHAT THE CAR? is coming to Steam in September, a demo is available right now!
Press kit available here.

Wizard of Legend 2
First Look at Gameplay

Today, Humble Games and Dead Mage conjured up a first look at the action-packed gameplay for Wizard of Legend 2 with an all-new trailer for the highly-anticipated sequel to the beloved roguelike. The trailer brings fans back to the Floating Lands where they will master the elements in the fast-paced dungeon crawler. Return to an era of legendary trials with immersive new 3D visuals in the new trailer.
Press kit available here.


About The Triple-i Initiative: ​ The Triple-i Initiative is a new collaborative effort to highlight fan-favourite games and hype up established indie classics as well as new IPs. The Initiative is backed by strong independent studios such as Evil Empire, Red Hook, Mega Crit Games, Poncle, Stunlock Studios, Thunder Lotus, Re-Logic, Ghostship Games, Extremely OK Games, Heart Machine and more.
The initiative promises to deliver game announcements, reveals, and drops all under one hour, streamed live to respect players' and studios' time.

Read more about the event here: