“Quirky Prison Survival RPG Back To The Dawn Set To Release in Early Access on Steam on November 3rd “

Steam Early Access Release Date Announcement Trailer
Following a stellar showcase as one of Steam Next Fest’s top demos, Spiral Up Games is excited to announce that Back to the Dawn will launch in Early Access for PC via Steam on November 3rd. With dozens of unique prison locations to discover, each teeming with secrets, and over 40 intriguing inmates to either align with or rival against, the game promises at least 20 hours of enthralling prison adventure.
Back to the Dawn provides a gripping RPG experience set within the sinister confines of a maximum-security prison. Drawing influences from iconic prison shows like Prison Break and Escape from Alcatraz, players will take on the role of a journalist wrongfully incarcerated and caught up in a deep-seated conspiracy. Every corner is brimming with deceit, surveillance, and shifting allegiances, demanding players to be alert and adapt. Forge tenuous alliances or ignite fierce rivalries, climb the prison hierarchy, and navigate a complex web of decisions. Your every choice is pivotal in your quest for freedom and unveiling the truth.
Aldric Chang, CEO of Spiral Up Games, comments, “We are excited to share the Early Access release date of Back to the Dawn, a thrilling prison survival RPG enlivened by a dynamic cast of animal inmates and striking pixel art visuals. Having garnered a spot as one of Steam Next Fest’s top demos, the game blends together gripping storylines and innovative gameplay dynamics to craft a unique prison break adventure. We can’t wait to see how players will harness varied survival strategies to skilfully navigate challenges and mastermind their ultimate prison breakout.”
Key Features:
Immersive Prison Exploration: Step into a meticulously designed maximum-security prison, where every shadowy corner, confined cell and winding corridor has a story to tell. Anticipate an intricate blend of strategic thinking and keen observation, as you uncover hidden challenges and discovery points.
Diverse Cast of Inmates: Engage with a diverse and vibrant roster of inmates, each pulsating with their own life stories and motivations. Forge alliances that could be your lifeline, or tread the dangerous waters of prison gang politics. In this world, everyone has a story to tell, and every story holds the key to survival.
Engaging Prison Occupations: Immerse yourself in a spectrum of prison jobs that mirror the intricacies of real-world penitentiaries. From mastering the nuanced intricacies of laundry tasks to the clandestine dealings of contraband trade—these jobs provide not just monetary rewards but also insights into the prison’s underbelly and its intricate power dynamics.
Adaptive Gameplay Dynamics: Define your prison break adventure journey on your own terms. Will you rise through brute strength, move like a whisper in the shadows, or pull the strings with silver-tongued diplomacy? Tailor your skill set, devise indispensable tools, and establish your reputation in a dynamic prison ecosystem.
High Replayability: Experience an ever-shifting odyssey with Back to the Dawn. Choices don’t merely branch paths—they forge them. Every decision you make carries consequences, from minor dialogues to major plot decisions. Your legacy is crafted by your actions, ensuring that each playthrough offers a fresh, bespoke narrative.
Shape Your Destiny: The culmination of your prison adventure isn’t predefined. Your actions, relationships, and strategies all converge to determine your ending. Whether you find yourself trapped indefinitely, experience the euphoria of freedom, or uncover hidden truths leading to your vindication, the game offers a spectrum of endings to explore and experience.
Back To The Dawn is set to officially launch in Early Access on Steam on November 3rd and will be available in English, Chinese & Japanese. For the latest news and updates, visit the Back To The Dawn Steam page, follow their Twitter and join the official Discord.
In addition, Spiral Up Games is hosting exclusive giveaway events where participants stand a chance to win fantastic prizes including Steam gift cards and exclusive Back to the Dawn merchandise. Simply follow the action over to the Back to the Dawn X page to participate and stand a chance to win attractive prizes!
About Spiral Up Games
Spiral Up is an international game publisher for high quality PC indie games, headquartered in Singapore. Its team members comprise experienced game veterans with decades of combined experience in indie game development and marketing. Its mission is to find the hidden gems of the indie market and polish them into shining diamonds so that they can be enjoyed and celebrated by gamers worldwide. Game developers are invited to approach them for publishing discussion.
About Metal Head Games
Metal Head Games is an indie game studio based in Shanghai. With a focus on thoughtful design and intricate gameplay mechanics, they’ve spent over two years meticulously crafting their debut title, “Back to the Dawn,” a thrilling prison break RPG that showcases the studio’s dedication to quality and immersive storytelling.

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