The ITFS has also always paid special attention to the points of contact between animation and other media, and since 2013 has dedicated its own platform, GameZone, to the topic of computer games in conjunction with the latest developments in virtual and augmented reality. Since 2016, the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film has awarded a prize for the best computer game – the “Animated Games Award Germany” – in addition to the festival’s numerous established and renowned film prizes. It is aimed at developers of computer games from all over Germany. Decisive for the award are the artwork, the visual language and the character design.
The nominees of the Animated Games Award Germany 2022 are presented on this page and this year’s winner of the Animated Games Award Germany will be announced on Wednesday, May 04 at the Tickstar Professional Award ceremony.
A Juggler’s Tale
A Juggler’s Tale is a hopeful cinematic puzzle platformer about Abby the puppet trying to find her way to freedom.
Set out on an adventure in which you’ll guide Abby the puppet through an enchanting yet sinister fairy tale world. Solve puzzles, avoid traps and escape your pursuers. Can Abby take the reins of her destiny into her own hands?
Minute of Islands
Minute of Islands is a story-driven puzzle platformer in classic comic book style. Picturesque islands and strange underground mazes – this is the home of young mechanic Mo. Her world is about to collapse and only she can save it. But even Mo’s powerful Omni Switch tool may not be strong enough to repair the damage beneath the surface…
Dorfromantik is a relaxed building strategy and puzzle game, in which you’ll gradually build idyllic village landscapes from tiles. With Dorfromantik you’ll be able to immerse yourself in a quiet, peaceful world at any moment and take a break from everyday life. At the same time, Dorfromantik offers a challenge for those who are looking for it: Beating the high score requires foresight and strategic placement.
OMNO is a single-player third-person puzzle adventure game that focuses on atmospheric staging and character development, giving the feeling of a voyage of discovery. The player roams through forests, icy landscapes, deserts and even reaches above the clouds with the magical power of a lost civilization. On the journey you’ll discover strange creatures, experience many surprises, solve challenging puzzles and maybe even find out something about yourself.
One murder. A hack. One bombing. Enough to plunge the entire solar system into war – unless you do something about it. In this modern, narrative-driven 2D sci-fi noir adventure, you’ll help CDI agent Neil Conrad with a series of increasingly difficult decisions.