Association


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

Save the Date: General Assembly on May 23, 2024 in Düsseldorf

2023

- German Developers Award 2023: The best games of 2023 were chosen in Cologne on December 7

- Meet us at gamescom 2023 at the NRW booth

- General Assembly 2023


2022

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


2021

- 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


2020

- Shaping the future of state funding for digital games with a new prospectus

- Introduction of a regularly occurring Industry Climate Assessment survey in NRW


2019

- 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


2018

-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

- Event support


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