El Hijo - A Wild West Tale Wins Award at DCP 2021!

El Hijo - A Wild West Tale Wins Award at DCP 2021!

The non-violent, wild west stealth game is awarded Germany's "Best Family Game"

Giebelstadt, Germany, April 14th, 2021
​El Hijo – A Wild West Tale
by HandyGames, international indie-publisher from Giebelstadt, Germany was voted Best Family Game by the Der Deutsche Computerspielpreis jury and awarded € 80.000 in prize money.

Precisely because of its setting and accessibility, as well as the unique atmosphere and emotional story, the game is equally enjoyable for younger players and adults alike. The jury has been convinced by the exciting Wild West adventure which families can experience collectively.

The spaghetti-western stealth game has already been named Best Indie-Title by the gamescom-Award in 2019.

The non-violent, wild west stealth game El Hijo is awarded Germany's
The non-violent, wild west stealth game El Hijo is awarded Germany's "Best Family Game"
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About El Hijo - A Wild West Tale:

El Hijo - A Wild West Tale is an exciting spaghetti-western stealth game, in which players assume the role of a 6-year-old boy looking for his mother and finding adventure. Young El Hijo has to sneak his way past many dangers posed by his environment and the people therein. Gaining self-confidence with every new challenge, he steadily improves his abilities to get past his opponents. On his journey, he finds himself in a remote monastery, the unforgiving desert, and a grim border town full of crime and villainy.

El Hijo - A Wild West Tale is available on Nintendo Switch, Sony Playstation, Microsoft Xbox, and PC.

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About HandyGames

HandyGames™ is part of the THQ Nordic and Embracer Group family and operates as an international publisher for mid-sized projects and developers for a worldwide audience.

The focus lies on creating and publishing games for current-gen consoles like PlayStation®4, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X or Nintendo Switch™ as well as games for Steam and many other PC gaming distribution channels. HandyGames™ produces titles for new innovative gaming platforms, for example, VR (Virtual Reality) on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR, but also offers games of all kinds of genres for Android smartphones and tablets, Apple iPhones, iPads and many other mobile and smart devices.

As a games company that is truly passionate about gaming, we always strive for gameplay innovation. We received the German Developer Award as “Best German Game Studio” in 2015 and produced and published award-winning games of virtually every video gaming genre imaginable for a diverse range of audiences and gameplay styles. One example is “Townsmen VR” which was awarded the German Games Award 2018 in the category “Best Game Design”.


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