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 a THQ Nordic Company and part of the Embracer Group Family. We operate as an international indie game and premium mobile game publisher and developer for a global community of gamers.

Games are our passion. Since our founding at the turn of the millennium, we have been steadily evolving our company and portfolio to publish and produce award-winning titles for cutting-edge consoles, PC, and VR, as well as premium mobile games from great teams around the world.

We are proud of our ever-growing and colorful portfolio - from hilarious games for the whole family to deep and sometimes dark topics presented in an interactive format. Games are and always will be entertainment media, but we firmly believe they are capable of much more.

HandyGames is at home in beautiful Giebelstadt in Northern Bavaria, close to the Franconian university and city of Würzburg and a proud part of the German and European gaming scene. Always on track towards lasting growth, we have significantly expanded our office space to create room for up to 120 colleagues and look forward to continuing to successfully shape the future of the international games industry as a sustainable employer.

As a team, we stand united against any form of discrimination. Regardless of sexual, cultural, or ethnic identity, we try to ensure that everyone feels welcome at HandyGames. It is very important to us to help new colleagues who move to our beautiful Franconian home to find like-minded interest groups, even outside their work environment.
No matter who you are, you're part of the family and we got your back.


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