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Gamecity Hamburg unterstützt, verbindet und schafft Sichtbarkeit für das weitverzweigte Games-Ökosystem in Hamburg. Wir sind dein Einstieg zu einem der dynamischsten Games-Hotspots in Europa.

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An innovative Multiplayer Online Conference

The Hamburg Games Conference on March 16 and 17 relies on a newly developed technical platform to offer participants a real conference feeling in a playful way. Using avatars, the participants of the conference can move around in a multiplayer online world to navigate to the sessions and panels with international experts, the virtual expo, or the business area with video matchmaking.

Making game development work: Two examples from our Incubator

What is the best way to make a game? Don’t answer! It’s a trick question. There may never be one universal way of managing work across different teams and project sizes. Still, valuable lessons can be learned from the actual experience of the professionals in our teams.

Playa Games: New CEO and changes in management

Big changes at Playa Games: The previous COO, Thorsten Rohmann, is taking over the position of CEO with immediate effect. He has been part of the company for 9 years now. The founders Jan Beuck (CEO) and Martin Jässing (CTO), as well as  Hannes Beuck (Co-CEO), are leaving the company. Thorsten Rohmann kindly answered some questions about the future of Playa Games.

Looking back at 2020 – achievements unlocked for the games hotspot Hamburg

2020 is a year we will all remember. Apart from the fact that the entire world has changed, our working methods had to change, too. Plans, programs, and offers had to be redesigned and rethought. Gamecity Hamburg looks back on twelve months in which more achievements for Hamburg’s vibrant games industry have been unlocked than ever before.

The bar is set: Games Lift Graduation saw 5 strong presentations

We have reached our destination. After three months of hard work, our five teams got to present what they did during the Games Lift incubator. For most of them, this was their biggest showing yet. But to us, it did not feel like an exam – it felt like the celebration after.

Going Live: What to expect from Games Lift Graduation

You can see it in their faces, hear it in their voices, even tell it by the way their e-mails are worded: Our teams are excited. And they have very good reason to. On December 8, the Incubator will end with a public presentation. What’s in store?

Games Lift Graduation is here! Join us live on December 8

The five Hamburg-based teams of the first Games Lift Incubator are coming out of three months of intensive workshops and coaching concerning the development and marketing of computer games. In the final event on December 8, the founders will present how the mentors' input has been applied to further develop their game concepts.

Job Vacancy: We are looking for a working student (m/f/d)

The Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft mbH is as of now looking for a working student (m/f/d) for the communications department for Gamecity Hamburg (16 hours per week)

Job Vacancy: We are looking for a PR/Communications Manager (m/f/d)

The Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft mbH is as of now looking for a PR / Communications Manager (m/f/d) for the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft and Gamecity Hamburg (full- or part-time, starting with a limited contract)

Exploring Borders: A successful PLAY20 Game Jam

Last weekend was all about "Exploring Borders" with the PLAY20 Creative Gaming Festival and our PLAY20 Game Jam, where teams from all over the world participated to create new games in about 45 hours.

How to promote an indie game: Insights from the Games Lift PR workshop

Working on Public Relations for video games is challenging; it is especially so for small game developers working on tight schedules and limited budgets. That is why at Gamecity’s Games Lift Incubator, PR is a special focus. We sat in on two luminaries coaching our teams.

Games Lift: The Amusement gives VR walking simulators a new meaning

It may be powered by a technical achievement, but this novel VR game is all about the story. Players will walk around a dilapidated amusement park, solve puzzles and take in the scenery. There is a layer cake of a tale to discover.

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Prototypenförderung

Um die Hamburger Games-Industrie zu unterstützen und junge Talente zu fördern, bietet Gamecity Hamburg ein Förderprogramm für die Entwicklung von Prototypen für digitale Spiele an. Jedes geförderte Projekt erhält bis zu 80.000 € als nicht rückzahlbare Förderung.

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Games Lift

Der Games Lift Inkubator unterstützt junge Talente, Gründer*innen und Start-Ups bei der Erstellung von Konzepten und Demos für digitale Spiele und games-nahe Projekte mit hohem Marktpotenzial. Bis zu fünf Teams werden in jeder jährlichen Förderrunde durch Mentor*innen, Workshops, Arbeitsplätze im Hamburger Code Working Space und einer finanziellen Förderung von 15.000 € pro Team unterstützt.

Mehr über Games Lift

Programme

Finde deinen Weg in die Hamburger Games-Branche mit unseren auf deine Bedürfnisse zugeschnittenen Programmen. Willst du dein Spiel oder Projekt bei einer Messe innerhalb oder außerhalb Deutschlands ausstellen? Bewirb dich für unser Förderprogramm Games Transfer und erhalte die Unterstützung und Vernetzung, die du brauchst. Wir bieten eine große Vielzahl an Programmen für die örtliche Games-Industrie, sowie für Berufsanfänger*innen und Start-Ups.

 

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