Marvelous Europe signs two new titles from iGi selected teams
Celebrating 10 years of Marvelous in Europe with the launch of a refreshed website
London, United Kingdom – 16 August 2022 – Marvelous Europe is excited to announce that, on their 10th anniversary year, it has entered publishing partnerships with indie studios and iGi alumni, RexLabo and Nao Games, to publish upcoming titles Nova Antarctica and Ninja or Die.
Established in 2012, as the European arm of Marvelous, the team also celebrates the 10-year milestone with the launch of a refreshed website which can be seen at www.marvelouseurope.com.
“We have significantly evolved in the last decade, establishing our own publishing identity and work culture and we wanted our website to reflect who we are right now.” said Marc Melton, Managing Director. “We’ve grown as a team and while we continue to publish and promote select Marvelous group titles, we’re also proud to be adding commercial value to other indie projects and support great teams, new and existing.”
Having revealed Mandragora, in partnership with Primal Game Studio, early this year and with additional games to be unveiled soon, the two new titles signed continue Marvelous Europe’ series of collaborations with development talent worldwide. In addition, the updated website will make it easier to reach out to the European publishing team regarding new partnerships.
“We wanted to make it as easy as possible to talk to us”, Sarah Burns, Head of Production and Operations adds. “We’re always open to seeing new titles and we pride ourselves on ensuring our partners have the creative freedom they need to build the games they’re imagining. In the case of RexLabo and Nao Games, it is incredible to see how small teams (or one-person development powerhouses!) can create such amazing titles and we’re excited to help them realise their vision.”
In Nova Antarctica, players must survive Earth’s harshest conditions on a devastatingly beautiful journey shaped by the choices they make, the paths they take, and the stories they weave with the mysterious animals they meet along the way.
Nova Antarctica will be available on Windows PC via Steam, Summer 2023 and more information can be found on the official page or the Nova Antarctica Twitter. To be kept up to date with Nova Antarctica news please wishlist the title on Steam.
Ninja or Die is a killer fusion of brutal challenge and elegant simplicity, combining extreme speed with a unique control scheme. Players will unleash the power and speed of the Ninja in an ultrafast Roguelite that will leave them dead and wanting more.
Ninja or Die will be available on Windows PC via Steam Early 2023 and more information can be found on the official page. To be kept up to date with Ninja or Die news please wishlist the title on Steam.
“Over the last few years we’ve consistently supported talent in the industry through gaming incubators and accelerators including iGi in Japan, the Tentacle Zone in the UK, as well as GameBCN and Cinecittà Game Hub in Europe, and signing games created by participants in these projects feels like a natural step forward for us.” Marc Melton adds.
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About RexLabo RexLabo, a studio comprised of a small team of passionate developers, was established in 2022, in Tokyo, Japan. Their first release will be Nova Antarctica, a first round iGi selection title which will launch worldwide in 2023.
About Nao Games Nao Games is the company name of veteran sole developer Nao Shibata, the creator and producer of Ninja or Die. A first round iGi selection, Ninja or Die will release in 2023.
About iGi iGi (indie Game incubator) is Japan’s first incubation program for indie developers and games. Please refer to the following website below for details of the program and application requirements: https://igi.dev/
About Marvelous Europe Marvelous Europe is the publisher behind Mandragora, Nova Antarctica and Ninja or Die, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., developer of the beloved Story of Seasons (known as Harvest Moon prior to 2013) and Rune Factory series.
Established in 2012, Marvelous Europe is passionate about helping games to reach a global audience while nurturing emerging developers and studios. With decades of experience and strong ties to the worldwide indie game dev community, the highly skilled European team is committed to supporting studios worldwide find success, while continuing to publish and distribute select Marvelous Inc. content.
For more information about Marvelous Europe, please visit www.marvelouseurope.com.