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

Welcome to our new project manager Margarete Schneider

Our team is growing and our new project manager, Margarete Schneider brings extensive experience in the games and digital industry with her and will, among other things, plan and implement the Gamecity Incubator, which will be launched in the second half of the year.

As Senior Product Manager for the Hamburg-based game developer and publisher Daedalic Entertainment, she has built up an international network in the games industry until 2018, managing both rising indie developer teams and well-known IP-holders. As a former head of the sales department, she also has deep insights into the marketing and distribution channels of computer and video games. As Product Manager Digital, she most recently worked in the digital business at Libri GmbH.

With her experience in the digital and games sector we will gain a new colleague for our team who will support us in the implemenattion of many new projects and formats.

We are happy to win a new colleague for our team who fits perfectly!

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Games Lift: Crumbling feels like playing with action figures

Ole Jürgensen and Leonie Brosz still remember the way we all used to play when we were kids. Now, they are bringing it back. The novel idea at the heart of VR game „Crumbling“ is a really natural way of controlling your character.

Games Lift: Ninja Brigade will suck you into an Arcade

Or, to be more precise, it is keyboardist and composer Jonah Weingarten who gets sucked in. Players get to look like him and fight through a fantastic landscape inspired by feudal Japan. Dev team members Nico Plötz and Robin Stephan explain their wild idea.

Register now for the Online Game Jam at the PLAY20 Festival

Gamecity Hamburg invites you to participate in an online game jam that will take place during the PLAY20 Festival.

5 unique ideas: The projects that make up Games Lift

It’s time to talk teams and projects. They define the Games Lift Incubator’s purpose: The whole point of the program is to help them thrive. In the coming weeks, we will take a closer look at each of them. But in order to get a sense of their diversity, let’s start with an overview.

Games Lift - What's in a workshop

Good workshops are hard to find. In the Games Lift incubator, they are a main attraction of the program. It’s seasoned game devs giving personal advice to a small group. But there is a crinkle: Because of the pandemic, this time around all talks and workshops of the Games Lift Incubator are being held remotely.

Application for Gamecity Hamburg program "Games Transfer" now possible

In order to increase the visibility of current game projects and to support the initiation of new business contacts, Gamecity Hamburg now promotes participation in online and in-person events for game developers and studios from Hamburg with the program "Games Transfer".

The Games Lift Incubator starts now. What does it incubate, exactly?

As another important program to support up-and-coming game developers and the games ecosystem in Hamburg, our Games Lift Incubator finally lifts off. Time for a quick inventory: What does the program do? What does it hope to achieve? We asked Gamecity Hamburg’s project manager Margarete Schneider to get us into the details of this new incubation program.

Survey: How are the media and creative industries doing in Hamburg?

How are the media and creative industries doing in Hamburg? What influence does the covid-19 pandemic have on media and creative companies, how does it affect business and companies‘ requirements? What do you expect in relation to the media location Hamburg?

"REPTRAILS - Save the FRD" - Interview with developer Torsten Fock-Herde

We talked with kabuff.co developer Torsten Fock-Herde about their upcoming game REPTRAILS - Save the FRD and the ongoing crowdfunding project.

Games Lift: these 5 games projects will be supported in Batch 1

The participants for the first batch of the new "Games Lift" Incubator by Gamecity Hamburg have been selected

9 game studios and Gamecity Hamburg at the digital gamescom 2020

The first purely digital gamescom opens its doors from August 27 to 30. Internet users worldwide will have the opportunity to experience the newly developed Indie Arena Booth Online for the first time.

Mind the Progress congress 2020 as podcast

As the annual Mind the Progress congress by the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft in co-operation with nextMedia.Hamburg cannot take place in its usual form this year, a completely new alternative was found to provide interested members of especially, but not exclusively, the creative industries with an understanding and a discussion of topics concerning digital change in the modern age.

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