Our mission is to make NRW an excellent games location in Germany.
We have already achieved a lot since our launch and are constantly setting new goals for the future in order to fulfill this mission.
What we are working on
DEP 2023: Submissions completed, jury work starts
Meet us at gamescom 2023 at the NRW boothGeneral Assembly 2023
Preparation for the Nordic Game Expo 2022
Press release – games.nrw continues the German Developer Award
Handover of the third position paper on the topic of “Developing the future of games funding at the state level”.
General Assembly 2022
Participation in the support program “Sheroes – Unternehmerinnen in der Medienbranche”
Support and development of a games competence center
Development and implementation of an advertisement campaign that highlights NRW as the top location to work to recruit game specialists
Shaping the future of state funding for digital games with a new prospectus
Introduction of a regularly occurring Industry Climate Assessment survey in NRW
The new funding guidelines for digital games in NRW comes into effect by handing over a prospectus to the State Chancellery
Participation in state parliament hearing: North Rhine-Westphalia is established as the No. 1 games location
Setting up a network of experts for our members
Increase in state funding from € 1.5 million to € 3 million by handing over a prospectus to the state chancellery
Appointment of a games speaker at Mediennetzwerk.NRW to further strengthen the promotion culture of video games
Start of Let’s-Go cooperation with Mediennetzwerk.NRW to support smaller game developers at (inter)national trade shows
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