More initiatives of the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft
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More initiatives of the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft

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    Made in Germany Steam Sale 2023

    More than 215 games from German developers and publishers are highlighted in this years "Made in Germany" Steam Sale, running from June 22 to June 29 on the biggest plattform for PC gaming. 

    Three Questions to: Octofox Games

    The team of Octofox Games consists of five former students of the Games Master at HAW Hamburg who have been working together for a couple of years already. They were among the first teams to receive 80,000 euros through the Prototype Funding Program and have since worked on a prototype for their couch-coop game "Wild Woods". We asked them about their experience.

    Gamecity Hamburg Prototype Funding 2024: Hamburg funds five prototypes of digital games

    Gamecity Hamburg supports five game projects in the 2024 funding round as part of its Prototype Funding program. As early-stage funding for companies and start-ups based in Hamburg, the funding enables the development of prototypes of digital games with high market potential.

    Job Spotlight: Bytro

    Bytro is a well-established institution in the Hamburg games industry and the mobile and browser games market. Their first game, Supremacy 1914, will turn 15 years old in May of 2024. This is a rare milestone for any game, especially considering that this historic war strategy game might not exactly be a mainstream product. The key to running a successful company for a long time is, of course, the people. As Bytro is currently hiring, we spoke to Felix Schröter, the interim Lead for Analytics and Monetization. He has had many different opportunities at Bytro and gave us deeper insights into the company and their current job openings.

    Games Lift: More Successful Than Ever

    It’s high time to apply for this year’s Games Lift Incubator. The next round is already gearing up. Meanwhile, the program has proven its worth: It is developing success.

    Games Lift 2024: Apply now from May 2 until June 10

    Applications for Gamecity Hamburg's 2024 Games Lift are open from May 2 to June 10. Five teams will receive financial support in the form of 15,000 euros, a comprehensive workshop program and access to the Games Lift Network of international industry experts. In addition, the teams can benefit from 1,000 euros in coaching budget. After a three-month workshop phase, the teams will be further supported with individual mentoring and will travel together to an international industry event until August 2025.

    Games Lift Alumni: Why you should go for the Incubator

    The Games Lift Incubator is a unique program offering 15,000 euros of funding, 3 months of workshops to get your game concept market-ready and a year of mentoring. Five teams per year get the chance to bring their game concept to the next level with this suppport. But if you're still not convinced that applying would be a great idea, we think it's best to see what other indie devs have to say about their time in the program: 

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    Hamburg studios score big at the German Computer Game Award 2024

    Four Hamburg studios have brought home awards at the German Computer Game Award 2024. Congratulations!

    Road to Nordic - Four Hamburg indies present their games

    The Nordic Game Conference is one of the most important games conferences in Europe, with an expo area, developer showcase, and plenty of opportunities for meetings. Gamecity Hamburg brings four indie games from Hamburg to Malmö with the "Road to Nordic" program.

    InnoHub: Hamburg-based developer InnoGames offers work spaces for rent

    Game developer InnoGames offers work spaces for rent at their headquarter in Hamburg-Hammerbrook.

    HAW Hamburg - A Place Where Indie Game Careers Are Born

    Hamburg is home to a great number of vocational schools, private and public universities where people can learn all about games jobs and how to kickstart their career in the industry.

    Tips and Resources for your Funding Applications

    Are you planning to apply for our funding programs and need some information and tips? Here's a short guide for you.

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