Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power News

EU funding document details 30 new indie games, including Trine 4

An announcement by the EU Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), unveiling a list of 30 games it will co-fund in 2018, has revealed a host of new projects from high-profile indie studios, including the likes of Trine 4.

News that Trine developer Frozenbyte is set to return to its most famous series is unexpected - Trine 3 didn't go down especially well with fans - but also pretty heartening. As are hints at a number of previously unannounced titles from other teams.

Norwegian developer Snowcastle Games is seemingly working on a sequel to its gorgeous action-RPG Earthlock, for instance, while Tequila Works, which developed the sublime Rime and published The Sexy Brutale, has something called Lumberjack up its sleeve.

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Pay what you want for Outlast, Never Alone and Retro City Rampage

Humble Indie Bundle 16 also offers cheap Sunless Sea.

Humble Indie Bundle 16 has launched and it's a good one. Pay what you want to receive Retro City Rampage DX, Outlast, and Never Alone with its Foxtales DLC. You'll even receive an 80 per cent discount on Outlast's Whistleblower DLC in the Humble Store.

Trine 3 dev says "future of the series is now in question"

UPDATE: Frozenbyte issues frank video apology: "It's my fault."

UPDATE 27/8/15 10.45am: Trine 3 developer Frozenbyte has released a video response to the game's negative feedback, in which the company's marketing manager Kai Tuovinen personally takes the blame for the fact that player expectations were not met.

Trine 3 launches proper 20th August

Trine 3, the lovely-looking platformer from Frozenbyte, leaves Steam Early Access and launches proper on 20th August.

The Windows version will be available on Steam, GOG and Humble. Mac and Linux versions are in development and due out later this year, the Finnish studio said. Console versions are also in the works.

The Early Access price of £14.99 goes up to £15.99 upon launch, but the soundtrack by Ari Pulkkinen is included with the package.

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9 minutes of gorgeous Trine 3 gameplay footage

9 minutes of gorgeous Trine 3 gameplay footage

PC puzzle-platformer gets extended trailer.

Frozenbyte has shown off nearly 10 minutes of gameplay from its lovely-looking Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power.

The puzzle-platforming threequel arrives on PC this year, with other platforms expected to follow.

Trine 3 takes the side-scrolling series into proper 3D territory for the first time, but retains the core gameplay elements that have fuelled the sale of more than 9m copies of Trine 1 and 2.

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Trine 3 announced with gorgeous debut trailer

Frozenbyte has announced Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, the next game in its 7m-selling puzzle platformer adventure series.

The announcement trailer, which shows off Trine 3's fancy visuals and co-op gameplay, is below.

Here's the official blurb:

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