Making a statement as the newest publisher on the block, Modern Wolf is excited to not only unveil its debut roster of five incredibly talented indie developers and their upcoming titles, but also establish its commitment to ethical game development practices. From zero tolerance on crunch, to an acute sensitivity to mental health wellbeing, this means taking an active role in holding itself and its development partners to the highest standards possible.

As a publisher, Modern Wolf seeks to offer the very best in strategy and strategy-adjacent indie games. Whether it’s tactics and sim titles, or a platformer that requires strategic thinking thanks to more… unconventional movement mechanics, Modern Wolf prides itself on establishing long-term partnerships with incredibly talented indie developers, from countries that are largely underrepresented in this industry like Indonesia. But who’s part of this talented roster of development partners? What are they working on? Scroll down for your first look:

Necronator: Dead Wrong | Toge Productions

Deck-building meets lane defense from the creators of Infectonator 3: Apocalypse.

Release: Early Access Q4 2019

Platforms: PC, console, mobile

 

Ostranauts | Blue Bottle Games

A starship captain sim in a gritty blue-collar sci-fi solar system, from the makers of NEO Scavenger.

Release: Early Access soon

Platforms: PC

 

Skeleton Crew | Cinder Cone

Pinball-like and physics-based dungeon brawler from the creative director of Smoke & Sacrifice.

Release: Autumn 2020

Platforms: PC, console

 

Out There: Oceans of Time | Mi-Clos Studio

Space exploration adventure on an epic scale, from the creators of Out There: Ω Edition and Sigma Theory.

Release: Winter 2020

Platforms: PC

 

Rogue State Revolution | LRDG

The first geo-political roguelike: you’re the democratically elected president of a Middle Eastern republic, but how long can you stay in power?

Release: 2021

Platforms: PC

 

Recently founded with funding from Supernova Capital LLP—a private equity firm founded by Splash Damage’s Paul Wedgwood—this marks the first steps in Modern Wolf’s bold vision of an industry that’s more conducive to healthy creation. From its stellar roster of development partners and their unique takes on the strategy genre, to its no-nonsense approach to employee wellbeing, Modern Wolf seeks to make game development easier for its partners, and that means starting with the people.

 

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