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 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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