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Haarlem, The Netherlands -22 November 2012 –
Independent games publisher Iceberg Interactive today released its
first project on Steam Greenlight: its tropical paradise simulation
The Good Life’
, developed by immersionFX.
Players interested in
The Good Life are invited to learn more about the game on
the following Steam Greenlight page:
If accepted by Steam, players can a.o. look forward to an
additional unique ship for Steam users and integration of Steam
Iceberg Interactive CEO Erik Schreuder says: “The Good
Life was designed to radiate a vibe of positivity, with gameplay
mimicking a laid back lifestyle in a tropical paradise. The perks
of such a luxurious life do not come without a little work, but if
you have to work for your money, sailing tropical waters or diving
for treasure easily beats an office job now doesn’t
If you like games with ships, tycoon elements or tropical
settings, then this game is your cup of tea and you can help by
voting ‘Yes’ on Greenlight for it. Keep an eye on the
Iceberg Facebook page for The Good Life give-aways,
promotions, news and updates.
What is Steam Greenlight?
Steam Greenlight is a system that enlists the community’s
help in picking some of the new games to be released on Steam.
Developers post information, screenshots, and video for their game
and seek a critical mass of community support in order to get
selected for distribution. Steam Greenlight also helps developers
get feedback from potential customers and start creating an active
community around their game during the development process.
About The Good Life
The Good Life is a free roaming simulation set in a visually
stunning 3D tropical environment. Play an intriguing combination of
gameplay styles; part ship simulation, part time-management, part
tycoon and 100% fun. A villa ashore, your own yacht, a stunning
sunset, sandy beaches and see-through waters. Live the life you
always dreamed of on your way to becoming the area’s top
Like so many, Derek Hales is fed up and is dreaming about
ditching the nine-to-five lifestyle. When he learns that his late
uncle made him the sole heir of “Carpe Diem Boats”, a
boating company on the tropical complex of the Jo Jo islands, he
doesn’t hesitate for a second. A new life awaits ! After a
long voyage, he and his striking girlfriend Michelle Joyce finally
arrive at their destination, enjoying the beautiful sunrise, with a
Boating Company of their own. Compared to the dull office life,
this new life looks much better. Finally but suddenly, life is
About immersionFX Games
- With an array of luxury vessels at your disposal, take on
various missions across ultra-realistic tropical waters, in order
to make your fortune.
- Experience vast, beautiful tropical locations, with more than
50 harbours and dozens of diverse places to explore.
- Become an adept skipper and progress across 6 different ship
- Realistic weather conditions and 24hr day/night cycle.
- Seek treasures in the deep, rescue people from drowning, avoid
pirate attacks and become rich and famous!
- Use your earnings to build your commercial empire - buy and
sell properties in this tropical paradise – progress from sun
beds, beach houses and bungalows, to restaurants, villas and even
- Play against 9 other NPC ‘Skippers’ who compete for
business against you – become the best skipper, earn more
money and become the ultimate tycoon of the JoJo Islands!
immersionFX Games is an independent videogame developer with new
ideas and a fresh perspective with emphasis in creating innovative
game play experiences which you can’t get anywhere else. The
company's flagship product is “Days of Sail: Wind over
Waters“ back in 2007, a sailing simulation game that was a
successful online & retail seller in all European territories.
Coming 2008, the release of “CrimeCity“ was an attempt
to enter the casual games arena with a 3D game. With a constant
commitment to quality, the company's strategy is to grow in the
industry by making innovative, close to reality games for all
platforms and for all audiences. Read more about the company and
its games at
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive (
http://www.iceberg-interactive.com) is an
independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an
international group of games industry veterans and is located in
Haarlem, The Netherlands. While keeping its roots in the European
retail games market, Iceberg has rapidly increased its focus
towards the global digital games market, by building strong direct
relationships with dozens of Game Portals. Staffed with avid
gamers, Iceberg works closely with an international assembly of
game developers, both midsize and indie. With a distinct focus on
the strategy, action, simulation and adventure game genres, the
company has garnered attention with acclaimed releases including
Wings of Prey,
APB Reloaded and
Endless Space among its 50+ game arsenal - with more
promising games in the pipeline.
Play it cool!