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Hitchhiker wins “Intel Buzz” Developer Showcase

Hitchhiker wins “Intel Buzz” Developer Showcase

6th February 2018

Woho! What a ride. Our game Hitchhiker won the Intel Buzz Workshop Berlin Developer Showcase at Game Science Center Berlin, organized by Booster Space. Thanks to all visitors who came to play and vote for us! Furthermore a big special thanks to Altagram, the localization company which made the voice recordings for the game!

Next date for Hitchhiker >> PAX East 2018 in Boston

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

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

25th January 2018

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. #tccm18

From: 16. – 17. February 2018

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Hitchhiker is one of four NGDC contestants at Ludicious

Hitchhiker is one of four NGDC contestants at Ludicious

18th January 2018

Great News for our upcoming game mystery 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“
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Hitchhiker goes to PAX East 2018 in Boston

Hitchhiker goes to PAX East 2018 in Boston

10th January 2018

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 with Hitchhiker
● Cubinauts with Cubiverse
● Megagon Industries with Lonely Mountains: Downhill
● Leadfollow Games with Tiny Tanks
● Stephan Hövelbrinks with Death Trash
● Osmotic Studios with Orwell: Ignorance is Strength
● Mooneye Studios with Lost Ember
● Ludopium with Isometric Epilepsy
● Rose Engine with signalis (www.rose-engine.org/signalis)

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Hitchhiker is nominated for Ludicious Game Awards 2018

Hitchhiker is nominated for Ludicious Game Awards 2018

8th January 2018

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.

You can find out more about our nomination here.

Watch the “First Ride – Prototype Trailer”: