Winner winner, chicken dinner

Winner winner, chicken dinner

Awards were won, the press has been stunned and the streams were flowing.

Giebelstadt, Germany, August 30th, 2019: HandyGames and THQ Nordic took the long journey upon themselves to, once again, participate in Europe‘s biggest gaming convention. Besides wanting to give a general impression of the Gamescom, we also wanted to showcase our personal highlights. It was a taxing, but fun experience and we are extremely proud of our games and developer teams.

We are pleased to announce that we have been nominated and won in several categories:

El Hijo

Best Indie Game Award // The Mix Gamescom Indie Village Selects 2019

Battle Chasers: Nightwar - Mobile Edition

Best Mobile Game Award

Through the Darkest of Times

Best Experience Award from Play Experience

Lock's Quest - Mobile Edition

Nominee – „Most Wanted“ Consumer Award

General Impressions

We are hungry for more! See you at gamescom 2020!
We are hungry for more! See you at gamescom 2020!
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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.


HandyGames GmbH
i_Park Klingholz 13
97232 Giebelstadt