Some of the big gaming events and great achievements of the bavarian games industry.
On 18. Dec the German Developer Award (DEP) was held in Cologne. The unofficial Christmas party of the German developer scene began at Wednesday eve of a Live Music Jam. On Thursday there were a summit with speakders from the industry before the award ceremony began in the evening. Impressions and articles are linked here and the 5 Bavarian winner with 8 prizes were:
The Last Tinker by Mimimi Productions
Best Story, Adventure & Youthgame
Rules! by TheCodingMonkeys
Best Mobile Game & Casual Mobile Game
Aces of the Luftwaffe by HandyGames
Yes or kNOw by Reality Twist
Simon by MD.H
Newcomer Award, 2nd Place
In August, the updated Version of our Games Industry-booklet could go live. You can read about local institutions, politics, quotes from the industry and includes the very handy bavarian company register. You can find the booklet offline and online as PDF and iPad-App.
On the 10th of December, we had an Games/Bavaria X-Mas Pitching.
5 Teams from Industry and Universitys where able to pitch their projects in front of 4 veterans to get valuable feedback.
The 6th games development barcamp in Munich (17th-18th May). More than 150 attendees came together for a whole weekend and talked about their projects and share their know-how with each other.
The day after the Deutscher Computerspielpreis the Games/Bavaria Vernissage has taken place in the WERK1 Munich. All bavarian gamesdevelopers had a chance to present their current products and prototypes to the public and show and talk to each others about their current projects.
The Deutscher Computerspielpreis is the annual award of the german gaming industry. In 2014 the award was hosted in the bavarian capital Munich on the 15th of may.
At the day of the Deutscher Computerspielpreis Games/Bavaria hosted a roundtable conference in cooperation with the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology.