Great news: Orwell is nominated for the PLAY15 Award as “Most Innovative Newcomer”! We are very happy about this and can’t wait for the jury’s decision, which will be on September 19th. So keep your fingers crossed for us!
The PLAY15 Festival is a computer game festival and conference taking place annually in Hamburg. The conference is specialised in social, political and education-orientated examination of digital games. PLAY15 targets pupils, teachers, students, scientists, people from the gaming industry and those who are interested in culture. Everyone, across all ages and from all over the world, is invited to discover the diverse possibilities that digital games offer, try them out and to explore their creative potential.
PLAY15 – festival for creative gaming introduces the new Creative Gaming Awards in the categories Most Creative Game and Most Innovative Newcomer Game. The award is particularly for projects that use computer games as a creative medium and encourage the player’s creativity in the game.
The Most Innovative Newcomer Award focuses on the game idea and the innovation that is connected with the development of the game. This can be showcased by a special gameplay, transmediality, unknown possibilities of interaction within the game, essential graphic innovations, new interfaces, uncommon atmospheres, visual breakthroughs or new topics that are being dealt with in the game. The award is endowed with 1.500 €, furthermore the developers will be supported by Kai Fiebig from Daedalic Entertainment for 1 year, who will help them with the development of the game.
For this year’s PLAY award there were over 150 submissions from 20 different countries.
See all nominations here!