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MELBOURNE – October 5, 2023 – League of Geeks, developers of successful indie strategy game Armello and roguelite colony sim Jumplight Odyssey, have today announced that Solium Infernum launches its first playable demo to celebrate the upcoming Steam Next Fest, October 9th-15th, 2023. Alongside the demo, the studio has released a new trailer showcasing gameplay details of the game.
The demo lets playersexperience the political grand strategy game of subterfuge, intrigue, and betrayal set in Hell. Players will be able to play skirmish matches including a tutorial, and command their legions by choosing amongst four Great Archfiends to claim the Infernal Throne for themselves. Each match can be played in a unique way by choosing from a variety of tactics and choosing secret Schemes to suit different playstyles.At launch,Solium Infernumwill offerall-new single-player scenariosand asynchronousmultiplayer matches, providing a full range of experiences, from 2-4 hour single-player games to epic, weeklong, six-player multiplayer games requiring only a few minutes to play a day. The game is a re-imagined vision of Vic Davis’ cult classic modernized and completely rebuilt in 3D with an updated visual interface to bring it in line with League of Geek’s unique and acclaimed aesthetic and production values.
"As dedicated grand strategy enthusiasts ourselves, we are dedicated to craftingSolium Infernuminto the game we want to play. We aspire to create a new standard in the genre that will captivate both seasoned players and newcomers," saidTrent Kusters, Co-Founder and Director of League of Geeks. "Our objective extends beyond preserving the intrigues and betrayals that have made the original game one of the most remarkable strategy games ever produced. We are also committed to infusing League of Geek's distinctive and highly-praised aesthetic and production values into this venture. This demo is a testament to that commitment and a tribute to the legacy of the original game. We can’t wait to watch how players backstab and scheme their way to the thrones."Solium Infernumwill belaunched on PC via Steam in early 2024.For more information, pleasevisit the game’s official websiteandwishlistSolium Infernumnow on Steam.
About League of GeeksLeague of Geeks is an independent video game studio based in Melbourne, Australia. Specializing in approachable strategy games with an eye-catching aesthetic, League of Geeks’ debut title, Armello, sold nearly 2 million units on PC and consoles since its launch in 2015.League of Geeks is currently working onSolium InfernumandJumplight Odyssey. For more information, visit theofficial website.Media ContactsICO Partners for League of Geeks[email protected]