Patrick Rau (CEO) is hosting the NewsGame Workshop at “Think CROSS – Change MEDIA”

Our CEO Patrick Rau teached the master course in NewsGames. They analysed existing NewsGame formats and developed journalistic topics. Partnered up with MDR Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk they developed storytelling-driven concepts and prototypes, which will be presented at the Think CROSS – Change MEDIA Conference. Where is the line between real news and fiction.

From: 16. – 17. February 2018



“Hitchhiker” is one of four NGDC contestants at Ludicious

Great News for our upcoming game “Hitchhiker“, which is one of four NGDC contestants pitching at Ludicious Game Awards 2018 in Zürich, Switzerland. The Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) takes place from 13:00 on 20 January. “Hitchhiker” is one of the finalist competitors, who pitch-battle against each other, to win and go to the NGDC grand finals at this spring’s Nordic Game Conference, 23-25 May in Malmö, Sweden.

The four finalists are:

  • Mad About Pandas (Germany) presenting „Hitchhiker“
  • ACE Team (Chile) presenting „Rock of Ages II“
  • Fictiorama Studios (Spain) presenting „Do Not Feed the Monkeys“
  • Bedtime Digital Games (Denmark) presenting „Figment“

Boston calling! We´re “hitchhiking” to Boston PAX East 2018 with our narrative game >> Hitchhiker <<.  Thanks to Goethe-Institut Boston, who invited us together with eight other indie studios from Germany to be part of the project “Transatlantic Gaming Summit”. During PAX East 2018, the german delegation will be present at the exhibition stand (number: 20049).

All 9 german indie studios:
Mad About Pandas mit Hitchhiker
● Cubinauts mit Cubiverse
● Megagon Industries mit Lonely Mountains: Downhill
● Leadfollow Games mit Tiny Tanks
● Stephan Hövelbrinks mit Death Trash
● Osmotic Studios mit Orwell: Ignorance is Strength
● Mooneye Studios mit Lost Ember
● Ludopium mit Isometric Epilepsy
● rose engine mit signalis (

We´re happy to announce that our upcoming game „Hitchhiker“ is nominated for the Ludicious – Zurich Game Festival Awards 2018. The game festival takes place from 18th – 21st of January in Zürich, Switzerland.

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Infos about Ludicious Game Awards 2018:


Watch the “First Ride – Prototype Trailer”:

The nominated teams will be pitching their projects on Tuesday the 25th of April starting at 7 PM until 9 PM at the QUO VADIS venue – moderated by André Bernhardt.


The jury consists of:
•Collin Bradford / Crytek
•Mike Hines / Amazon Appstore
•Thomas Bidaux / ICO Partners
•Eline Muijres / Dutch Game Garden


Thank you very much for the nomination!


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