Netherlands Pavilion Gamescom 2022

This year, Dutch Games Association (DGA) will host the Netherlands Pavilion in physical form again, where they will present a great selection of Dutch developers. Read on for more information about who you can meet at gamescom and what they have to offer at the Netherlands Pavilion.

The Netherlands in Cologne
More than twenty Dutch studios will be joining the Netherlands Pavilion at gamescom this year, organised by Dutch Games Association with the support of CreativeNL. The Netherlands Pavilion is a great opportunity for these studios to build and strengthen both local and international connections. Additionally, thanks to the diversity in the Dutch delegation, everyone can find something (or someone) worth their while at the Netherlands Pavilion.

 

The international nature of gamescom offers Dutch studios the chance to efficiently connect with contacts and partners from all over the world in person. This makes the German trade fair the perfect opportunity for indie developers, who are often pressed for time and manpower, to put themselves out there where others can find them.

 

Like in previous years, MeetToMatch is a main partner at DGA and one that flourishes in this environment. By demonstrating the value of their service and helping other developers grow crucial connections. MeetToMatch’s platform can be used to arrange meetings and events, assisting the start-ups and studios at DGA in broadening their reach while networking.

 

Who can you meet at the Netherlands Pavilion this year?
With over twenty various projects and teams that make up the Dutch delegation to gamescom this year, everybody will find something for them at the Netherlands Pavilion! Below you will find only a few examples of who you can meet at gamescom in 2022.

 

Isonzo is the third First-Person Shooter in the authentic WW1 Game Series, co-created by Dutch studios M2H and Blackmill Games. Indie hits Verdun and Tannenberg covered the Western and Eastern Fronts during the Great War, while Isonzo captures the intensity of combat on the Alpine front along the Italian border.

 

Gamious is a regular at the Netherlands Pavilion and will once again be showing off their latest endeavour this year! After having released Lake, a cosy narrative adventure in which you become a businesswoman in her forties who is taking two weeks off from her big city career to fill in for her dad delivering mail in her rustic hometown, the studio is at gamescom to pitch their next project.

 

Abstraction is a creative game studio which not only develops their own IP but also co-develops with talented AAA studios and publishers. The team is currently working on the untitled open-world multiplayer survival game set in the beloved Dune universe.

 

Paladin Studios is the developer behind Stormbound and will also be joining the Netherlands Pavilion at gamescom. The studio is currently working on Nailed It! Baking Bash with Netflix, based on the latter’s hit series Nailed It.

 

This is just a small selection of what’s coming to gamescom this year. Below is a full list of the Dutch studios who will be present at the Netherlands Pavilion:

2Awesome Studio

AK-xolotl is a top-down roguelite featuring the cutest amphibian. You’re an axolotl with an AK (duh!) that goes on a rampage, shooting down their next meal. Hunt, die, regenerate, repeat!

Abstraction

Abstraction is a creative game development studio whose mission is to be best of class in WFH as well as developing the most engaging game experiences based on its own IP.

Blackmill Games & M2H

The Great War on the Italian Front is brought to life and elevated to unexpected heights! Ferocious Alpine warfare will test your tactical skills in this authentic WW1 FPS. Battle among the scenic peaks, rugged valleys and idyllic towns of northern Italy.

Product/Game: Isonzo

Website: https://www.ww1gameseries.com/

Breda Game City

Breda Game City is a non-profit organization that focuses on elevating the Breda video games industry and creating a professional, healthy & creative environment.

CVS Gaming

Musical Chairs is an online multiplayer based on the world-famous party game. Cue the music and start playing with friends or your Twitch community.

Product/Game: Musical Chairs

Website: https://cvs-gaming.nl

Dimenco

Simulated Reality (SR) display technology allows Interacting with 3D objects in a virtual environment, without the need of any headwear or wearables. -Simulated Reality brings presence to what can’t be present.

Product/Game: Simulated Reality

Website: www.Dimenco.eu

FGL & Tamalaki Publishing

We’re doing 3 things: Mobile Publisher of F2P Casual Games, Roblox Publishing and we manage PlayAndOwn experiences on the WAX Blockchain. We’d love to talk to developers who share the same interests.

Extra Nice

SCHiM is a game about jumping through the shadows in a beautiful abstract world. The player plays as a Schim, the soul and spirit of an object, thing, or living thing. Everything in the world has one. A Schim should NEVER be separated from their thing! This does happen to the Schim the player will play in this game. This Schim who is attached to a human being is separated from him early on in the game.

You as the player will have to get back to him before it’s too late!

Gamious

We’ll present a brand new title at Gamescom. Curious? Reach out to us and plan a meeting!

Grumpy Owl Games

Untamed Tactics is a Tactical RPG with strategic combat set in a procedural world filled with colorful animals. Relive the legend of Greycoat’s escape into the untamed Wilds in a tale of lost honor, as you fight, talk and think your way through this beautifully illustrated adventure!

Product/Game: Untamed
Website
: https://grumpyowlgames.com

H20

With more than 12,000 m2 H20 Esports Campus is a Valhalla for the new generation. In the heart lies the Rabo Esports Stadium, a permanent equipped event location for esports and gaming events and productions.

Website: www.h20.gg

i3D.net

i3D.net is a global high-performance hosting provider, offering low-latency network & solutions to Game Studios, IT Enterprises & WebRTC industry.

Iceberg Interactive - Game Source Studio

We are coming to Gamescom with 3 different games: Mahokenshi, Doomblade, and an unannounced Viking city builder.

Product/Game: Mahokenshi, Doomblade and unannounced Viking city builder
Website
: https://www.iceberg-games.com/

Local Heroes Worldwide

Local Heroes brings 25 years of kick-ass games localization experience to the Holland Pavilion, servicing both triple A publishers and indie developers across the globe, in any language.

MeetToMatch

MeetToMatch delivers full-service matchmaking events. We are organizing matchmaking events since 2009, in industries such as tech, games, VR, e-commerce, mobile, digital and startup events.

Meteor Mug

Meteor Mug, the makers of Push Your Family are also here with the exciting new projects “Puppet Master” and “For Odin”.

Although these games are quite different from what you’re used to from this team, they still follow their core values of games that are easy to pick up and have a polished look and feel.

Product/Game: Push Your Family
Website
: https://meteormug.com
Platform Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1304690/Push_Your_Family/

Newzoo

Newzoo is the leading provider of games market data and insights. We’re proud to work with some of world’s most successful agencies and businesses in entertainment, technology, and media, including Jung Van Matt, EA, PepsiCo, Vodafone and Bloomberg. We help them target their audiences, increase brand awareness, spot opportunities, and make strategic and financial decisions with the help of data.

Paladin Studios

We create games that make you smile – be it a sweet twinkle, loud laugh, or evil grin.

 

Our mission is to create wholesome games that have a positive impact on people. We are based in The Netherlands and founded in 2005. The team of 50+ is dedicated to crafting high quality 3D games in many genres, for all platforms, and for all ages and backgrounds.

 

Our partners include Nintendo, Apple Arcade, LEGO, Bandai Namco, and others. Notable games include Good Job!, Cut The Rope Remastered, My Tamagotchi Forever, Stormbound, Galaga Wars, and Momonga Pinball Adventures.

Stormbound

Immerse yourself in the rich world of Stormbound, as four kingdoms struggle for dominance. Construct a deck of unique and powerful cards and then dive into real-time battles against other players.

 

Novel gameplay combines your favorite aspects of collectible card games with the tactical strategy of board games. Play cards from your hand to the game board and then watch your units march on the enemy base.

Gamehouse & Story Giant Games

Text Express – Word Adventure is a category-defining word game, that combines challenging word puzzles and an engaging story in a way never seen before.

Developed by Story Giant Games. Published by Gamehouse.

Product/Game: Text Express: Word Adventure

Website: https://www.storygiantgames.com/ | https://textexpressgame.com/

Tension Games

Product/Game: Tuggowar
Website
: www.tensiongames.nl

Platform Page: https://tuggowar.io

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VaultN

VaultN is a patent-pending openAPI platform for the digital supply chain. Store, secure, manage, track and deliver your digital inventory in real-time.

Meet the Dutch Delegation

If you want to meet the Dutch participants, come visit the Netherlands Pavilion (Hall 4.1 booth A021g/B030g) or  schedule a meeting with the participants directly via MeettoMatch.

 

It’s also possible to join the Dutch Drinks on August 25th here.

 

The Netherlands Pavilion is made possible by Creative NL.