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

The Gamecity Online Hub: Hamburg's games industry as a browser game

On May 6, the first version of the Gamecity Online Hub opens its digital doors. Explore the multi-faceted network of Hamburg's games industry as a playable browser game in an authentic Hamburg setting.

To learn more about the diverse games industry ecosystem, visitors can move freely as avatars at the Gamecity Online Hub through digital versions of the Harbor of Hamburg, St. Pauli, the Stadtpark, and the Speicherstadt. They can explore the game world and interact via chat. 

Visit the Harbor at the digital Mini-Hamburg 

More than 30 game companies and educational institutions present themselves on the platform. Users will find information, presentations of games, and opportunities for contact and exchange in open video calls. 

In our virtual Gamecity Hamburg HQ on the Online Hub, we also present insights about our programs Games Lift and the Prototype funding and showcase the games that Hamburg teams are successfully developing with the help of funding and mentoring programs.

Go to the Gamecity Online Hub here: https://hub.gamecity-hamburg.de/ 

The night life of St. Pauli at the Online Hub

Throughout 2021, the Gamecity Online Hub will expand and change. There will always be new things to discover, so don't forget to check by regularly. 
In addition, we will use the platform for events and get-togethers, then with additional interaction features, such as 1:1 video calls between users embedded in the Online Hub.

The Gamecity Online Hub is only made possible in this form thanks to the cooperation with the Hamburg-based company Super Crowd Entertainment, which developed the technical platform, and the financial support of the companies represented on the Online Hub. 

Find the Gamecity Online Hub under the following link: https://hub.gamecity-hamburg.de/ 

A Registration is not necessary. 

Gamecity Online Hub is a project by Gamecity Hamburg with special support of our partners Super Crowd Entertainment, InnoGames, Tivola, Bytro, 4Players and many more.

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Recap: Road to gamescom 2021

With the Road to gamescom program five studios and developers from Hamburg presented themselves at the digital Indie Arena Booth Online, a virtual online multiplayer, where visitors could walk around in the creative world of the "Summercamp of Doom" to play, chat, and find out more about 120 indie games at 13 different online worlds.

Kick-off for Games Lift Teams 2021!

It’s on: Yesterday, we kicked off the intensive phase of Games Lift Incubator 2021 together with the five dev teams from Hamburg. For the next three months, the teams will be able to fully concentrate on their game ideas and attend workshops and individual mentoring sessions with international industry experts.

Next Game Starter Event: Project Management

Meet three project management professionals from the games industry to learn what they would have liked to know when they first started out. Live on September 07, from 6 pm (CEST)

Prototype Funding: Application phase starts now!

Apply now for the second round of Prototype Funding 2021: Up to 80.000 euros per project for the development of prototypes for digital games. The application phase runs from August 30 to October 18, 2021. Workshop on how to apply on September 08!

New Video Series: Indie Dev Insights

In our new series "Indie Dev Insights" we talk to indie devs and industry experts from Hamburg about topics that concern indies apart from strictly development topics - like marketing, sales, funding, organization of a team or publishing. First episode out now - more to come!

Meet Hamburg at the gamescom 2021!

From August 25-27 the world’s biggest games fair is on: gamescom 2021! For the second time, gamescom will be a purely digital event. Read here about where and when to find games from Hamburg at gamescom 2021!

Games Lift Incubator: these are the five teams 2021

Five up-and-coming game developer teams from Hamburg convinced the awarding committee with their project ideas, pitching their way into the Games Lift Incubator 2021. The incubator program starts on September 9 and aims to prepare the teams for the challenges of developing and marketing their games projects in the international markets – through start-up funding of 15,000 euros per team and an intensive three-month workshop and mentoring program under the guidance of international industry experts.

Gamecity Impulse: next event will focus on building gaming communities

In our online event series "Gamecity Impulse" Gamecity presents talks and discussions about the topics of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. In our third session Manuel Manhard will discuss how to build a respectful and caring gameing community.

Goodgame Studios celebrates 10 years Goodgame Empire

Goodgame Studios is a leading developer and publisher of mobile and browser games in Hamburg, specializing in the free-to-play sector with over 500 million registered users worldwide and part of the Stillfront Group. This year, the company celebrates ten years of their game Goodgame Empire, which is still ongoing and growing. 

Skillz invests 50 Million Dollars into Hamburg-based Exit Games

Mobile games company Skillz is investing $50 million for a minority stake in the Hamburg-based company Exit Games.

Road to gamescom: Five Hamburg Indies at Indie Arena Booth Online

Five indie developers and publishers from Hamburg will receive booth spaces on the multiplayer trade fair platform Indie Arena Booth Online as part of the virtual gamescom 2021 through our "Road to gamescom" program.

Gamecity Impulse: Panel-Discussion on Diversity Management in the Games Industry

What can games companies do to actively contribute to strengthen equality, diversity and inclusion in the industry and in games? And what challenges do studios, publishers and other games businesses - from large corporations to small indies - face in this field?

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