GAMESCOM & DEVCOM: LOOKING BACK
Gamescom 2017 attracted nearly 355.000 visitors this year. We can conclude that the Dutch games industry plays an important role internationally nowadays. The Holland Pavilion was again very well visited and another edition of Dutch Courage (a showcase with Dutch game developers) was successfully held.
Furthermore, we can proudly look back on some talented and inspiring developers that made a difference at gamescom & devcom; Turtleneck Studios (Rite of Ilk) won the Rising Star Award and the Best Game Award at the Indie Arena Booth. Paladin Studios (Stormbound Kingdom Wars) won Best Mobile Game.
Dutch speakers at devcom 2017:
Matthijs Dierckx (Ludomotion), Joey Fladderak (Sticky Studios), Kay Gruenwoldt (GameRefinery), Kwebbelkop (YouTuber), Jeroen Janssen (Happy Vulcano), Sjoerd de Jong (Epic Games), Vlad Micu (VG Visionary), Niels Monshouwer (WeirdBeard), Geert Nellen (Digital Dreams), Menno van Pelt-Deen (Lapp/Swim Games/DGG), Aïda de Ridder (Wispfire) en Martine Spaans (FGL/Tamalaki Publishing).