Endling goes beyond Entertainment

Endling goes beyond Entertainment

Endling - Extinction is Forever wins BAFTA Award for Game Beyond Entertainment

Barcelona, Spain / Giebelstadt, Germany, 31 March 2023: We are thrilled to announce that Endling - Extinction is Forever has won the prestigious BAFTA Award for Game Beyond Entertainment at the 2023 BAFTA Games Awards. The game, developed by Herobeat Studios and published by HandyGames, was recognized for its compelling narrative and thought-provoking exploration of environmental issues.

In Endling, players take on the role of the last surviving mother fox on Earth, struggling to protect her three cubs in a world ravaged by mankind. As they explore a devastated environment and hunt for food, players confront the destructive force of humanity and make emotionally taxing decisions in their efforts to save their family. With its engaging gameplay mechanics and immersive storytelling, Endling offers a unique and powerful gaming experience that goes beyond entertainment.

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"We are honored to receive this recognition from BAFTA for Endling," said Christopher Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames. "We believe that games have the power to explore important issues and inspire players to make a positive impact in the world. We hope that Endling encourages players to think critically about humanity's impact on the environment and the importance of protecting the natural world for future generations."

The BAFTA Games Awards celebrate the very best games of the past year and the people who made them, showcasing a wide range of storytelling and creative excellence. The Game Beyond Entertainment category recognizes games that go beyond pure entertainment and explore important themes and issues.

Endling - Extinction is Forever is available now on:

STEAM | EPIC Game Store | GOG | PlayStation | Xbox | Nintendo Switch | Google Play | Apple App Store | Samsung Galaxy Store

For more information about the game, please visit https://handy-games.com/games/endling.

Get the Endling – Extinction is Forever press kit here!


About Herobeat Studios
Herobeat Studios is an independent video game studio based in Barcelona, Spain. The team comprises former colleagues with a wide range of experience in video game development. All team members share a deep concern about environmental issues and animal welfare. This inspired them to join forces and create something meaningful that explores these issues.


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Über 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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