Animated Games Award Germany

The ITFS has special attention to the points of contact between animation and other media and, since 2013, has dedicated its own platform to the topic of computer games in connection with the latest developments in virtual and augmented reality with the GameZone. Since 2016, the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film has been presenting 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 computer game developers from all over Germany. Decisive factors for the award are the artwork, visual language and character design. The nominees of the Animated Games Award Germany 2020 are presented on this page and this year’s winner of the Animated Games Award Germany will be announced on Sunday, May 10th at the award ceremony in the livestream of the OnlineFestival.

The Nominees

Blautopf VR – Secret of the Lau

With BLAUTOPF VR you go on your own expedition and experience for the first time a fascinating and hidden cave world in virtual reality. But science tends to forget that myths often have a true core – and what begins so scientifically soon becomes a third kind of experience.

Unforeseen Incidents

Unforeseen Incidents is a classic point & click mystery adventure in a lovingly designed, completely hand-drawn world. Join Harper on his journey and experience challenging puzzles, polished dialogues and meet a host of interesting characters in a thrilling new adventure game from Backwoods Entertainment and Application Systems Heidelberg.

El Hijo

El Hijo is a spaghetti-western stealth game in which you help a 6-year-old boy to find his mother. The player sneaks through different environments – monastery, desert and outlaw town – and in each level El Hijo has to face different enemies to get past them.

Through the Darkest of Times

You are the leader of a small resistance group in Berlin in 1933, consisting of people of the common people, from Jews to Catholics and Communists to patriots, who simply can’t take their eyes off it. Your goal is to deal small blows to the regime – distributing leaflets to explain what the Nazis really intended to do, painting messages on walls, sabotaging, gathering information and gaining more supporters. And all this always in secret – if the Nazi forces learn about your group, the life of every single member is in great danger.

Song of Bloom

Song of Bloom is an intensely narrative puzzle game. Intense, in the form of a wild mix of styles and interactions to show the world from the protagonist’s point of view. Narratively, as a commentary on our culture, with all its advantages and disadvantages.third type.

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