Icebound, a dark-fantasy, mystery visual novel, has been announced for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Icebound takes place in a world in the midst of an ice age as a wandering alchemist attempts to prevent a monster from attacking a secluded town.The visual novel can be pre-ordered at iceboundgame.com for a discounted price of $11.99.
Icebound also has a Steam Greenlight page.
In other news:
- Developer Amplitude Studios celebrated 300,000 units sold by releasing another free add-on for its 4X turn-based strategy game, Endless Space. This add-on, titled Virtual Awakening, will be available through Steam. It will include content such as mysterious heroes, gameplay elements gravitating around asteroids and gas giants, new escalating random events, AI improvements and more.
- Videogame developer Zero Sum Games and publisher Iceberg Interactive announced the 4x space strategy game StarDrive is now playable in Beta on Steam. StarDrive is a space-themed 4X strategy game with deep ship design, colonization, diplomacy, research, and 3D graphics.
- PQube released History: Legends of War, a turn-based strategy game for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, from Slitherine. The game puts players in the role of Gen. George Patton as he fights his way from Normandy to Berlin in the Western European Theater of World War II.
- Battlefront released new screenshots (one is below) for the beta version of Combat Mission Fortress Italy -- Gustav Line. Among the things to look foward to in the game are Fallschirmjäger! Mountain combat, anti-aircraft guns, snow and seasons.