Virtual characters instead of real-life handshakes

Virtual characters instead of real-life handshakes

We're joining Indie Arena Booth Online at Gamescom! 27th-30th August 2020

Giebelstadt, Germany, August 18th 2020:
Will online conventions with virtual characters be our future? We don't know yet, but let's find out together.

We are looking forward to meeting you all virtually in one of our game booths at the Indie Arena Booth Online from August 27th through 30th! Drop by, meet us, talk to our developers, and chat with other indie fans! Check out, what HandyGames and their teams have been working on for the past months.

Here is our awesome line-up for Indie Arena Booth 2020 with even more awesome indie titles:


So, you're super excited to see how an online convention will play out, right? Indie Arena Booth put together a really nice concept and managed to get it online within an amazingly short time frame. They made dreams come true! A fully virtual booth with different rooms to visit, public and private chats, interactable objects and NPCs, directly streaming live events, and so much more to explore! We even have a backstage area at our publisher booth. Cheers!

Enjoy lovely made game booths with a lot to explore and interact!

Streaming-Events overview

Oh yeah! There will be events! And we're not talking only simple Let's Plays, we have some super special events to keep our fans and visitors entertained such as cooking with the devs, Lego building, and speedruns. Go to our Twitch Channel!

Those events will happen via our Twitch channel
Those events will happen via our Twitch channel

How to get in touch this weekend?

You are a game developer? You are looking for a publisher? Well, hello there! We are looking for opportunities and are happy to meet you. Click here if you want to pitch your game and would like to know more about us as a Publisher!

Ever wondered who is the Game Designer for Townsmen VR or the Artist for Endling? If you're interested to get in touch directly with the developers or with us from HandyGames join our very new Discord Server here!

For members of press and media: If you want to schedule an appointment or do an online interview, please get in touch via our press e-mail address:


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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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