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Introducing - The Next Evolution of Indie Game Development & Marketing

Catch at Summer Showcases Across North America This Week

[Ann Arbor, Michigan] June 3, 2024 – Freedom Games today unveils its evolution into, marking a significant milestone in the company's journey. The newly rebranded is a full-service developer support, release management, and marketing platform exclusively designed for independent game developers, offering hands-on support and strategic guidance at all stages of a project. This paradigm shift comes in the wake of Freedom Games’ success with numerous titles, including Coromon, HumanitZ, and Echoes of the Plum Grove under its belt - and continues its tradition of supporting independent creators holistically and equitably.
With an average of 300+ new games released on Steam weekly, developers must have more than a well-designed game to emerge within their field; distribution, marketing, and promoting titles can mean the difference between obscurity and success. The team behind intends to level the playing field, carefully cultivating a comprehensive suite of resources, services, and management tools to help independent developers cut through the noise and maximize their audience. A snapshot of’s key features include:

  • 🔧 Development Toolkit: A wide range of powerful tools and frameworks to streamline the game development process, including game focus testing, console and devkit access, and in-house QA.
  • 📈 Marketing and Promotion: Expert guidance and tailored strategies spanning community engagement, PR, events, and advertising, from announcement through post-launch.
  • 💡 Educational Resources: An extensive library of tutorials, guides, and industry insights intended to strengthen developers’ skills and knowledge.
  • 🌐 Creative Alliance: Forums for developers to share ideas and collaborate on projects within's vibrant community.
  • 🚀 Launch and Distribution Support: helps navigate the complexities of game launch and distribution through deep relationships with more than 60 global partners.

To celebrate the company’s rebrand and growth, is proud to reveal the first of its upcoming releases:
  • On June 7, Forgotten Seas will be released in Early Access on Steam; the Survival Action-Adventure Base-Builder (from Pangea Game Studios) invites players to experience intense ship-to-ship combat and defend against pirates in its waters. 
  • Final Stardust: Cosmic Nexus is a revolutionary Collectible Card Game (CCG) created by Paris-based developer Nour Sai. The casual single-player title is expected to officially launch into version 1.0 this month; Early Access is now available on Steam for those eager to dive in early. is also pleased to introduce a host of new developers to its team, including:

Starting this week, will give an exclusive look into its upcoming releases at various gaming events, including some of the industry’s largest. Get ready for thrilling reveals, exclusive gameplay features, developer spotlights, and never-before-seen footage in brand-new trailers. Look out for exclusive new demos on Steam during these events!

Tuesday, June 4 - Indie3 - Best Indie Games Summer Showcase
Streaming live via YouTube starting 8AM PT
Prepare to celebrate the pinnacle of indie gaming excellence and be among the first to witness exclusive footage from some of's highly anticipated games.
Thursday, June 6 - Guerilla Collective (part of IGN’s Summer of Gaming)
Streaming live via YouTube and Twitch starting 10AM PT has exciting, never before seen trailers and exclusives of the best upcoming indie games in this online showcase. 

Friday, June 7 - IGN LIVE (Day 1)
Streaming live via YouTube and Twitch
Get an exclusive look at a slate of our upcoming games during our 30-minute showcase!
Saturday, June 8 - Wholesome Games Direct
Streaming live via YouTube starting 9AM PT
If you’re a fan of wholesome and cozy gaming experiences, tune in to Wholesome Games Direct for a special announcement from This event is one of the premier showcases for artistic, uplifting, and emotionally resonant games. 
Sunday, June 9 - PC Gaming Show
Streaming live via YouTube and Twitch starting 1PM PT is excited to celebrate PC Gaming Show’s 10th anniversary this year with an exclusive publisher spotlight during the live broadcast, featuring new gameplay footage on some of our upcoming releases. 
June 10-17 - Steam Next Fest brings you brand-new demos of some of our most eagerly awaited new titles during Steam’s multi-day celebration. Sign up for reminders via Steam.
Wednesday, June 12 - Dames 4 Games
Streaming live via YouTube and Twitch starting 11am PT
Meet some of the team, and get exclusive sneak peeks into our upcoming titles during this Digital Showcase.
June 14-16 - Game Con Canada
Edmonton Expo Centre, Edmonton, AB - 10am-6pm MT daily
Join at Canada’s largest gaming expo and meet some of the team. Whether you’re a developer seeking insights into our platform, or a creator eager to explore your next gaming obsession - we want to connect with you! Demo our upcoming games at Hall F Booth #332. For further information, visit Game Con Canada’s Website.

While the expansion of Freedom Games into its new identity marks a broadening of its services and management capabilities, the company’s ethos and commitment to fair deals with indie developers remains the same. Its mission: To help indie creators succeed by supporting them with an innovative ecosystem of tools and expertise. The newly rebranded welcomes developers to sign up on its website and join its growing community of creators, or follow along on social media for future game releases, events, promotions, and more. [X / Instagram]
ABOUT INDIE.IO is home to over 100 of the world’s best independent video games and developers. Founded in 2020 by Donovan Duncan and Ben Robinson - industry veterans with a collective 40 years of experience across the video game landscape - our platform was built with a singular vision: to provide support to independent developers where it was most needed and set the standard for gaming promotion. Some of our biggest hits to date include Echoes of the Plum Grove, HumanitZ, and Coromon.
Established in Alabama, we’re powered by a team of 35 employees; a mix of semi-professional esports players, developers, and gaming enthusiasts whose passion and technical know-how fuel the company’s mission. As industry experts, we dedicate ourselves to providing innovative marketing support services and integrations; as players, we want to discover and elevate the creators of exceptional, inspiring, and unexpected games of every genre. Join us on our quest to cultivate a vibrant global community of players and creators alike!