October 2, 2023
Snowcastle Games, an independent Oslo-based game developer, announced that they have signed Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventurewith two publishing teams to ensure a global reach for the game on PC and Console. This builds on their successful Kickstarter with Earthlock, which sold over 2.5 million copies on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Nintendo Switch.Ikonei Island is a gorgeous, cosy adventure that you can play solo or with your friends. You explore the beautiful island, uncover hidden mysteries, collect items to craft a charming home and bond with magical creatures. The game is reminiscent of cosy classics like Stardew Valley, Animal Crossing and Dinkum, but brings its own depth of narrative as it taps into the enchanting themes originally explored in Snowcastle’s Earthlock

To lead in Western and MENA markets, Snowcastle has signed with the UK based Jetpack Collective. This is a team with a deep commitment to community focused games experiences. They will be working to bring the game to life on Steam, Epic Game Store, Playstation, Xbox and later Nintendo Switch.

Additionally, Singapore based The Iterative Collective will be looking after the Eastern markets. Both publishing teams have a track record supporting independent developers with mentoring, as well as publishing expertise.

Ikonei Island is such a delight, bringing charm and cosy exploration to life in a title we think you can’t help but fall in love with,”said Oscar Clark from Jetpack Collective. “And it’s a real pleasure to find two partners who share our belief in creating games that live through their community.” “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Jetpack Collective on this amazing title from Snowcastle games and we think the style and storytelling can really transcend expectations,” explains Matthew Quek, The Iterative Collective.Ikonei Island is currently available in Early Access on Steam and coming to the Epic Game Store, Playstation, Xbox and later Nintendo Switch.
Wishlist Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventure on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1550730/Ikonei_Island_An_Earthlock_Adventure/

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Sign-up for the Snowcastle newsletter: https://www.snowcastlegames.com/newsletterAbout Snowcastle Games: 
Snowcastle Games is an independent game developer founded in 2009 and based in Oslo, Norway. We launched our first feature title Hogworld© in 2011, which made the Apple App Store Best of 2011 List. After five years in development, including a successful Kickstarter campaign, our highly anticipated RPG; Earthlock©, the first in the Earthlock Trilogy is available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Nintendo Switch. Earthlock has sold more than 2.5 million copies.  

For more information on Snowcastle Games, visit https://www.snowcastlegames.com/  

About Iterative Collective: 
The Iterative Collective is an incubator, developer, and publisher for indie games. It was founded in 2019 by game developers who set out to tackle the problems faced by developers in the games industry. 

The Iterative Collective offers a holistic and structured approach to the incubation and publishing of independent games, working collaboratively with developers to ensure that their visions are realised and successfully shared with the world.

For more information on the Iterative Collective, visit https://theiterative.co/About Jetpack Collective: 
We are the Jetpack Collective. We publish games that keep on giving, that you fall in love with over and over again.

We believe in games that ignite the imagination, sustains meaningful stories that we all want to share and that evolves with all its players. We aim to elevate game makers who care about what players think, say, feel and do. Power to the Players.

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