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  ICEBERG INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCES MAJOR 2.0 UDPATE FOR STARPOINT GEMINI WARLORDS AND CELEBRATES WITH A FRANCHISE WEEKLONG STEAM SALE
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04/23/2018
 


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Haarlem, the Netherlands, April 23, 2018 - Publisher Iceberg Interactive and developer LGM Games are proud to announce the latest major 2.0 update for their acclaimed space sim Starpoint Gemini Warlords. This new version boasts an entire redesign of the Diplomacy feature as well as a deep engine optimization delivering an even more polished gameplay experience all around.

The 2.0 update is available now for free to all Starpoint Gemini Warlords users, and the base game, with the update included, is on sale on Steam from April 23 to April 29, together with the entire Starpoint Gemini franchise. Discounts range from 80% to 25% off. More information on the Steam Starpoint Gemini franchise weeklong sale can be found here.

The new trailer released in honour of the 2.0 can be seen through Youtube here. To download supporting assets, including new screenshots, please visit:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1fA9HT724Mz0XAEtZwy6rY-3XTcBLCH8w

Starpoint Gemini Warlords is a unique blend of space sim, RPG and 4X strategy games and incorporates the best features of each genre. Command your starship, send your war fleets into enemy territory, level up, gain skills, engage in branching dialogues, lead your heroic companions into battle, build up your stronghold, trade, mine, salvage and remind your enemies of why they fear you. Strategy from the front lines!

Starpoint Gemini Warlords 2.0 Features include:

  • Diplomacy overhaul
    • AI faction (both friendly and neutral) multiple scenario reaction on player infrastructure development (war declaration, resource support, war threats, peace pleads)
    • AI faction (both friendly and neutral) multiple scenario reaction on player research progress (war declaration, resource support, war threats, peace pleads)
    • AI faction self triggered interaction
    • AI faction alliance requests/Factions want you to attack other factions
  • Engine optimization
    • GPU related crash issues fixed
    • Minor memory leak issues fixed
    • Script system performance drain issue optimized
    • Several mod issues fixed
    • Improved mod related issues event logging
    • A.I. Factions will attack player on Declaration of War.
    • Linking/Hacking satellites will trigger faction reactions
"Starpoint Gemini Warlords is a great game on its own, although players always wanted to have more abilities and more options when it comes to diplomacy with the other factions. That is why we wanted to do a complete diplomacy overhaul for the game, from the ground up. Of course, this isn't something that happens overnight. Diplomacy overhaul was a lengthy process. We had to break things apart, put a lot of updates and fixes in the middle, and put them back together to make everything work as intended,” said Nikola Jukic, lead script and project manager for Starpoint Gemini Warlords 2.0 Update.

"We have a large part of current players who adore the game, and on the other hand, new players who are fighting with the basics in Starpoint Gemini Warlords. Current players already know how to approach the game, and what to do in it. But we wanted to change how the game fundamentally feels for the new players. There is a lot of new hints and guides which tell you where to go, what this and that means on the user interface, what these icons on the Starchart are, what to do next, etc. The game now feels a lot more user-friendly, in a way you can simply pick it up and play,” said Zeljko Kos LGM CTO.

Stay up-to-date with the latest Starpoint Gemini Warlords news and information at http://starpointgemini.com/ or visit the game on Steam athttp://store.steampowered.com/app/419480/.

You can also keep track of Starpoint Gemini Warlords or Iceberg Interactive at any of these online channels:

www.iceberg-games.com

https://www.facebook.com/StarpointGemini

https://twitter.com/StarpointGemini

https://www.reddit.com/r/starpointgemini

https://www.youtube.com/user/iceberginteractive

ABOUT LITTLE GREEN MEN (LGM) GAMES

LGM Games is a growing team of highly motivated and talented programmers, writers, 3D and 2D artists and animators, all sharing the same passion for video games. Our mission is to create new worlds and adventures, with players – for players. LGM Games stands behind the successful Starpoint Gemini series, from our debut title in 2011 to the 2014 sequel, along with countless expansions. LGM’s vision of space-flavored RPG simulation games continues to evolve and grow, with many more exciting elements to be revealed in the future. To learn more about Little Green Men Games, visit: http://www.inter-corona.com

ABOUT ICEBERG INTERACTIVE

Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans and is located in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an international assembly of game developers, both midsize and indie.  Having enjoyed recent success with titles such as Starpoint Gemini Warlords and Oriental Empires, the company has many exciting games in the pipeline, including Gas Guzzlers Extreme (PS4), Starship Corporation (PC), as well as Conarium (PS4/XB1), Antigraviator (PC/PS4/XB1) and Headsnatchers (PC/PS4). To learn more, please visit www.iceberg-games.com

Play it cool!

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Media Contact:

Mariëlle Salh

Iceberg Interactive

 +31-23-5430960

marielle[at]iceberg-games.com

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HomeRun PR

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