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

Meet the Road to Hamburg Games Conference Indie Teams

With our "Road to program", we will bring five Hamburg-based indie developers and teams to the Hamburg Games Conference 2023 to showcase their games to the participants and meet new people from the industry. You can play their games at the Hamburg Games Conference expo from March 1 to 2 at the Altonaer Museum.

Only a few weeks are left until we can finally meet again at the Hamburg Games Conference on March 1-2. The program is fully packed and we cannot wait to engage in discussions with you and talk about the many topics around "Invest in Games".

For indie studios from Hamburg, we provided the program "Road to Hamburg Games Conference", which will give them a spot for showcasing their game in the Gamecity Hamburg expo area.

These five studios/teams will join us at our booth: 

Bagpack Games - We the Valarii

Help the rural tribe of Mithem to complete their whirling pilgrimage and restore the once flourishing world of the Valarii kin. Unleash the abilities of four unique tribe members or combine them in splitscreen multiplayer with up to 3 friends in We The Valarii by Bagpack Games

DrownTown - Lights of Atlantis

Explore the wondrous depths of the sea to find your way through Atlantis. Control the water level in various rooms and solve puzzles to discover the mysteries of an ancient society in Light of Atlantis by DrownTown.

Beardshaker Games - Soulitaire

Soulitaire by Beardshaker Games is a cozy Choose Your Own Adventure mixed with fortune-telling and Solitaire. Catch a glimpse of the future and interpret the cards’ meaning. Do you see which future they foretell? Decide your customers’ fate, and become a part of their life.

Crumbling Games - Crumbling

Who says you’re too old to play with toys? Crumbling by Crumbling Games is a VR roguelike where you control your character with one hand, just like playing with an action figure! Battle against an onslaught of plastic monsters in thrilling hack’n’slash combat, in a romping adventure that’ll take you right back to your childhood.

Denise Koch - Monstersongs VR

Explore an abandoned theatre that has been taken over by monsters who are hungry for love. Escape the monster lurking within yourself in this part rock musical part adventure game, Monstersongs VR by Denise Koch.

With our "Road to" programs, we offer free-of-charge delegation packages for different industry events for independent game businesses and game developers from Hamburg. They access national and international events to present their projects, get in contact with new business contacts, and close deals. Find out more here

Hamburg Games Conference 2023

You can still get your ticket for the Hamburg Games Conference 2023: 30+ speakers, panels, networking and more. Check out the program on the conference website with the main track "Invest in Games" and the second track on development, funding and marketing topics. You can read a short program summary in our news article

Get your tickets on eventbrite.

News

Successful third Pitch Level Up 2024 in SPACE Hamburg

For the third time, about 80 participants were able to gain valuable expert knowledge from our talks at our Pitch Level Up event and review and optimize their pitch decks and pitches for their game projects in 1:1 feedback sessions. 

Hamburg Games Conference: 5 Things to Do in the City

Are you visiting our beautiful city for the Hamburg Games conference? We recommend to stay a while and explore some of the unique sights Hamburg has to offer. After all, it is one of the most popular cities to visit in Europe. Here are five things you should do when travelling to town for the Hamburg Games Conference (besides visiting the conference of course)

Road to Hamburg Games Conference - 7 Hamburg indies present their games

The Hamburg Games Conference is just around the corner - 2 days of expert insights, talks, panels, roundtables and networking from March 5 to 6 at the Altonaer Museum. With our Road to HGC program, we present seven Hamburg indie studios that will showcase their games on the conference expo floor.

Senator's Roundtable 2024 brings industry decision makers and politics together

As in previous years, Dr. Carsten Brosda, Senator for Culture and Media, and Gamecity Hamburg invited executives from the gaming industry to the Senator's Roundtable 2024 to discuss current challenges and topics within the industry.

Get your ticket now for the HGC 2024

Hamburg Games Conference: Gaming meets Business 2024

On March 5 and 6, the Hamburg Games Conference (HGC) will become the meeting point for international games companies and start-ups, as well as all those who want to understand the underlying issues and are aiming for cooperation with games studios.

Internship Games at Hamburg Game Studios

School Internship Games January 2024: Learned a lot

For three weeks, 16 young people from Hamburg schools were able to get a taste of the games industry in a games internship. They visited two Hamburg game studios and the HAW Hamburg.

Ole Jürgensen, Founder & CEO of Crumbling

Three Questions to: Crumbling on their Release Day

Crumbling has been with Gamecity Hamburg from the start: Part of the first round of our Games Lift Incubator in 2020, they then convinced the jury of the Prototype funding in 2021. In addition, we have fond memories of sharing a booth at different conventions with the lovely Crumbling Team - so we are beyond excited about the release of this VR gem on January 18 and took the opportunity to speak with Ole about his (game dev) adventure.

Pitch Level Up 2024: Boost your pitch with expert feedback!

The Pitch Level Up is back! Join in on February 16, 11 am - 6 pm: Get individual feedback on your pitch deck from seasoned games industry professionals with different perspectives - to optimize your pitch for publishers, media, investors or funding institutions.

School Internship Games 2024 starts on January 8

From January 8 to 26, 2024, Hamburg games companies will once again open their doors for the School Internship Games: a comprehensive three-week internship for 16 students from 9th grade. Game developers and media educators provide practical tasks in game design, programming, audio and many other professional fields, in order to give the interns valuable insights in the process of creating video games.

Recap 2023 and Lookout for 2024

One minute we're celebrating Gamecity Hamburg's 20th anniversary, then 2024 is just around the corner. So it's time for us to take a look back at the milestones of 2023 and set new goals for the coming year! And because most of us have little time in the last few weeks of the year, here are the most important periods and application deadlines for our projects and funding for 2024 at a glance. But first things first: Let's briefly summarize the year 2023; after all, you don't celebrate 20 year anniversaries every year.

Games Lift: We’ll keep in touch

Is the Games Lift Incubator 2023 already over? Not exactly. But the first phase is, and on the occasion all teams presented their projects and progress: It’s the graduation pitch on December 5 at Design Zentrum Hamburg! 

Games Lift: Team Dottobeau have an eye for emotions

The game feels particularly warm and empathetic – and its team is a reflection of those values. “Dottobeau” is a game about searching and finding one’s own place in the universe. And it demands emotional intelligence.

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