• New Games Lift incubator for games sector launches

    Up to five teams can now apply for the three-month Games Lift Incubator and gain advice from industry experts, mentoring, access to a co-working space and funding of up to EUR 15,000 each. Applications can be submitted until the deadline of July 27, 2020. Launched by Gamecity Hamburg, the City of...

  • New Gamevention fair for games, e-sports and cosplay ends

    A network of cosplayers welcomed visitors to Hamburg’s latest games fair, the Gamevention on Saturday (November 23,2019). Characters from Marvel and Star Wars mingled with figures from Game of ThronesLeague of Legends and Jack Sparrow while Michael Myers pranced around with fabulous warriors and...

  • Up to EUR 80,000 in grants for games developers

    Game developers, start-ups and companies have until the deadline of May 25, 2020 to apply for Hamburg's prototype funding. An awarding committee consisting of five experts in games development, the Ministry of Culture and Media and gamecity:hamburg will decided on the recipients in JuneThe award...

  • Trendy e-sports gaining clout

    Global sales in e-sports have soared from USD 130 million in 2012 to USD 865 million in 2018, according to a 2020 analysis by Statista. Experts expect huge growth across the industry in the coming years with turnover of USD 1.79 billion forecast for 2022. 

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  • Gaming - more than just child's play in Hamburg

    Games - more than just child's play in Hamburg Big indie game scene boosting transformation of Hamburg's games sector