Press Release


Scour yourself with the ''Sand & Secrets' DLC.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

BRISTOL, UK (21th October 2022)
Ndemic Creations is pleased to announce the release of the first DLC for Rebel Inc: Escalation, Sand & Secrets! If players pick it up before the 24th October, they get to keep it for free!
Including a brand new region and four new official scenarios, it's sure to captivate and challenge anyone who dares unearth its secrets!

New Lands Await - Golden Sands!
A whole new region to stabilise, full of vast sand dunes and untapped potential… It must be kept from the Insurgents at any cost.

Oil is Money, Money is Power - Securing the Oil Fields is your top priority, they will provide you with additional funds.

Priority Targets - You're not the only one looking to secure the oil, the Insurgency will focus on capturing the fields with alarming aggression.

Coalition Lobbyists - Use new initiatives to make better use of the Coalition Soldiers deployed in the region; their tours will be extended if protecting something important…

More Money, More Problems - A whole new series of decisions and events - choose how to split the oil profits, keep shareholders happy and maybe even encounter a very special sandworm.
From Secrets to Supercharging -  New Scenarios!

  • Shadow War - The Insurgency has gone underground, using stealth tactics and intelligence blackouts in a despicable attempt to secure the oil derricks. Can you defeat an insurgency that can't be seen?
  • Mad Tanx - The Tank Commander has lost his mind! He's stealing all the oil from Golden Sands to power his obscene war machines. Obliterate the Insurgency in this fast and furious world of fuel-injected turbo-charged supertanks.
  • Oil and Thunder - Golden Sands has been seized by the Insurgency and they're threatening to set fire to the Oil if the Coalition attempts to take it back. The oil must be secured at all costs!
  • Real-Time Operation - There's no time to explain! Can you stabilise the region when time is always moving forwards?

About Sand & Secrets

About Rebel Inc.

From the creator of 'Plague Inc.' comes a unique and deeply engaging political/military strategic simulation.

In Rebel Inc: Escalation, the war is ‘over’ - but we all know that doesn't mean anything. In order to stabilise a war-torn country, you need to balance competing military and civilian priorities to win the hearts and minds of the people, whilst also stopping a deadly insurgency from seizing power!

Following on from the global mega hit 'Plague Inc.' with over 160 million players, Rebel Inc: Escalation offers a deeply engaging, strategic challenge inspired by the complexities and consequences of modern counter insurgency. It has received acclaim from international development experts and was even featured at a major international peace conference!

“Rebel Inc. is sophisticated and engaging. It shows the complexity of war and insurgency with interesting options to achieve success through stability and peace."
- H.E. Said T. Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the UK

“Ingenious, unflinching and startlingly topical, Rebel Inc: Escalation is the epitome of a modern wargame.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“Rebel Inc. lets everyone wrestle with the messy challenges of post-conflict recovery and better understand the complex realities of building peace.”
The World Bank's Global Lead for Stability, Peace and Security

About Ndemic Creations

Ndemic Creations is a leading, independent game studio dedicated to making intelligent, sophisticated and ultra-high quality strategy games. It has achieved extreme success with its first game Plague Inc. – a global hit which is one of the most significant mobile success stories ever with over 180 million players and it continues to top charts worldwide today. Ndemic Creations is self-funded and based in Bristol, UK. It was founded in 2012 by James Vaughan (initially as a hobby!).

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