The European Game Showcase at GDC provides the opportunity for publishers, press and partners to exclusively scout the newest productions from Europe and mix and mingle in a personal atmosphere with 100 select attendees. The event provides the opportunity for developers, to showcase their new games to publishers, press and partners.
The initiative spawned as an idea of four individuals with a developer and events organizer background who wanted to help European developers getting better visibility and contacts to press, publishers and strategic partners at GDC.
The first edition of this event was held on February 28 (during GDC) at the GameSpot offices in San Francisco.
The organization of the event is in hands of (in alphabetical order) Dajana Dimovska, Eva Gaspar, Tobias Kopka and Alessandra van Otterlo. The event was supported by Pawel Miechowski, who was in charge of the selection committee for the Eastern European countries. Special thanks to John Polson for the introduction to GameSpot!
For the first event the number of participating countries was limited, since this event is a pet project for all organizers. We are open to extend the reach and scope for GDC 2018 regarding more organizers and supporters from more participating countries.
Antegods is an action-packed 4v4 arena game where you pilot ancient Stonepunk battlesuits in an intergalactic tournament that decides the fate of the universe.
Game page: http://www.antegods.com/
Beat Cop is about uncovering New York’s secrets as Jack Kelly, a former detective who has been framed for a murder. Find the truth, issue tickets, be the beat cop.
Developer: Pixel Crow
Game page: http://beatcopgame.com/
Cannon Land Family
Pet Bullets are back! And now they are bringing their beloved families with them! Re-discover the super cute Cannon Land universe in this exciting and fun cannon game.
Developer: Herding Cats
Game page: http://herding-cats.net/cannonlandfamily/
Detached is an interstellar duel that demands skill to survive. Make smart decisions and race to safety in this visceral exploration of deep space.
Developer: Anshar Studios
Game page: http://detachedgame.com/
Euclidean Lands is a beautiful puzzle game with unique mechanics, set in a world of stunning cubic architecture.
Game page: http://euclideanlands.com
FAR: Lone Sails
»FAR: Lone Sails« is a 2.5D vehicle adventure game. The player needs to maintain and upgrade their unique vessel to explore a dried-out sea.
Developer: Mr. Whale’s Game Service
Game page: http://far-game.com/
Felix The Reaper
Felix The Reaper is a romantic comedy about the life of Death – a 3D shadow manipulation puzzle adventure of dance, dying people and dangerous love.
Developer: Kong Orange
Game page: www.felixthereaper.com
Future Unfolding is an action adventure that is all about exploration. Your goal is to unfold the mysteries hidden in the beautiful landscapes around you.
Developer: Spaces of Play
Game page: http://www.futureunfolding.com
Invert is a minimalistic, 2D Rubik’s cube-like puzzle game. Make all tiles the same color using as few moves as possible. Easy, but hard to solve well.
Game page: www.glitchnap.com/invert
Kabounce is a competitive, team versus team, multiplayer pinball game where you control the ball.
Developer: Stitch Heads
Keyboard Sports – the final tribute
In a time where new gadgets are invented every day this is our final tribute to the keyboard before it becomes extinct.
Game page: http://keyboardsports.com/
Lily, a flower game about childhood trauma.
Developer: Charlotte Madelon
Game page: http://www.charlottemadelon.com/category/lily/
Monster Prom is a game meant to be played from 1 to 4 players that mixes “choose-your-own-adventure” stuff with dating sims’ mechanics.
Developer: Beautiful Glitch
Game page: http://monsterprom.pizza/
Moonlighter is a action RPG game with rogue-lite elements. The main character is Will, an adventurous shopkeeper who secretly dreams of becoming a hero.
Developer: Digital Sun
Game page: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/digitalsun/moonlighter
Niche – a genetics survival game
Niche is a game about genetics, heredity and evolution. Preventing an animal tribe from extinction is a tough task. A journey through different landscapes awaits!
Developer: Stray Fawn Studio
Game page: http://niche-game.com/
Old Man’s Journey
Old Man’s Journey is a soul-searching puzzle adventure game that tells a story of life, loss, and hope.
Developer: Broken Rules
Game page: http://oldmansjourney.com
PLANET ALPHA is an adventure set in a living alien world where you have the ability to manipulate the daytime.
Developer: Planet Alpha ApS
Game page: https://www.planetalpha-game.com/
Planetoid Pioneers is a side-scrolling, physics-driven adventure game filled with crafting, combat, and exploration.
Developer: Data Realms
Game page: http://www.planetoidpioneers.com
Revolve is a Triggeractive Platformer. You have no direct control and need to use boosts, gravity & momentum to escape a dystopian world.
Developer: Rusty Bolt
Game page: http://www.revolvegame.com
Stormbound Kingdoms is an online strategy card game. Every card played comes to life. Feel spells sizzle and see creatures battle on your mobile screen.
Developer: Paladin Studios
Game page: http://www.paladinstudios.com/stormbound/
Super Hydorah is a challenging and non-linear shmup, designed to offer a memorable experience. The game is like a true son of the shmup classics.
Developer: Abylight Studios
Game Page: http://abylight.com/superhydorah/
Tick Tock: A Tale for Two
A two-player adventure game, played on two devices, that is all about communication. Solve puzzles together and unravel the story of two peculiar clockmakers.
Developer: Other Tales Interactive
Game page: www.othertalesinteractive.com
Tower 57 is a top-down twin stick shooter with 16-bit inspired pixel art and heavy focus on co-op. The modern take on what made AMIGA games so great.
Game page: http://tower57game.com/
Wild Guardians is a multiplayer tower defense where strategy is everything, allowing the player to customize both towers and waves of minions.
Game page: http://www.corsegames.com/wildguardians
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