On April, 10 the german gaming industry gathers in Munich to honor the most successful and creative developers and publishers at Deutscher Computerspielpreis 2018. 39 nominees compete in 13 categories for a total prize money of 560,000 euros. We’re happy and proud to announce that CGL-students Leonie Wolf, Josefine Maier and Jonas Delleske are nominated for the Newcomer Award (best prototype) for their game “Kyklos Code”.
In “Kyklos Code”, the player dives into a computer program to defeat the virus by which it has been attacked. The virus sets back the player to his starting position every 10 seconds. The time between two resets is called a loop. During the game the player receives a device that enables him/ her to take other objects into the loop. He can toggle the looping state of objects and thereby solve puzzles. The goal of each level is to reach a new reset point.
The prize is endowed with 50.000 Euro in total ( 1st 35.000 Euro / 2nd 15.000 Euro).
We also cross our fingers for “Der Löwe – ein Lese- und Schreibabenteuer” by The Good Evil founded by CGL alumni Linda Kruse and Marcus Bösch. They compete in the category Best Kid’s Game.
The winner of the audience award will be determined by the players via online voting. From March 6 to April 5, 2018, you can vote on www.deutscher-computerspielpreis.de/publikumspreis.
In 2017, the students’ team of “Isometric Epilepsy” was awarded 30.000 Euro for the second best “Newcomer Concept”! CGL-Alumni Kevin Glaap & Zein Okko were award in the category “Best Youth Game”, endowed with 75.000 Euro, for their game “Code 7 – Episode 0: Allocation”.