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Factsheet

Publisher / Developer:

www.handy-games.com GmbH
Based in Giebelstadt, Germany

Address:

i_Park Klingholz 13
97232 Giebelstadt
Germany

Phone:

+49 (0) 9334 9757 – 0

Founding Date:

April 20, 2000

Employees:

~100
(Status as of February 2022, including Massive Miniteam)

Website:

handy-games.com

Press / Business contact:

info@handy-games.com

Social media:

facebook.com/handygames
instagram.com/handygames
youtube.com/user/HandyGamesGmbH
twitter.com/handy_games
twitch.tv/handygames_official
discord
LinkedIn

Developed by HandyGames:

1941 Frozen Front
1942 Pacific Front
1943 Deadly Desert
1944 Burning Bridges
Aces of the Luftwaffe
Aces of the Luftwaffe – Squadron
Clouds & Sheep
Clouds & Sheep 2
Devils & Demons
Devil and the Fairy
Dynamite Fishing – World Games
Epic Battle Dude
Farm Invasion USA
Guns ‘n’ Glory
Guns ‘n’ Glory Heroes
Guns ‘n’ Glory WW2
Guns ‘n’ Glory Zombies
Happy Vikings
Hidden Temple – Adventure
I Slay Zombies
Ninja Hero Cats
Panzer Panic VR
Save the Puppies
Stage Dive Legends
Stunt Kite Masters VR
Stunt Kite Party
Super Party Sports: Football
Townsmen – A Kingdom Rebuilt
Townsmen (Mobile)
Townsmen VR

Published by HandyGames:

Airhead
Battle Chasers: Nightwar
ChessFinity
Chicken Police
El Hijo – A Wild West Tale
Endling
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Owltimate Edition
Jagged Alliance: Rage!
Little Big Workshop
Lock’s Quest
Neighbours back From Hell
One Hand Clapping
Pile Up! Box by Box
Rad Rodgers – Radical Edition
Rebel Cops (Mobile)
Sine Mora EX
Skydrift Infinity
Spellforce: Heroes & Magic
Spitlings
This Is the Police (Mobile)
This Is the Police 2 (Mobile)
Through the Darkest of Times
Titan Quest (Mobile)

Description

HandyGames™ is part of the THQ Nordic and Embracer Group family and operates as an international publisher for small and mid-sized projects and developers for a worldwide audience.

Platforms:  STEAM, Epic Games Store, Google STADIA, Sony Playstation 4/5, Xbox One/Series X, Nintendo Switch, Google Play, GOG.com, Samsung Galaxy Store, Android, and iOS

History

About us

Our focus lies on creating and publishing games for next-gen consoles like Microsoft Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Sony PS4 as well as games for Steam and many other PC gaming distribution channels. HandyGames™ produces titles for new innovative gaming platforms, for example VR (Virtual Reality) on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR, but also offers games of all kind of genres for Android smartphones and tablets, Apple iPhones, iPads and many other mobile and smart devices.
As a games company and that is truly passionate about gaming, we always strive for gameplay innovation. We received the German Developer Award as “Best German Game Studio” in 2015 and produced and published award-winning games of virtually every video gaming genre imaginable for a diverse range of audiences and gameplay styles. One example is “Townsmen VR” which was awarded with the German Games Award 2018 in the category “Best Game Design”.
Located in beautiful Giebelstadt in the north of Bavaria and close to the university city of Würzburg, HandyGames™ is a proud part of the German and European gaming scene.

Embracing Innovation

Ever-changing and steadily improving technologies are part of our everyday life in this business and we at HandyGames™ take pride in trying to be on the forefront of the latest innovations in this field. We love being on new platforms, trying out new concepts and setting standards along the way.
This passion for progress and the opportunities it offers continues to reinforce our strong belief in supporting innovative technologies like the nintendo Switch. We have also been among the first developers who offer Virtual Reality games to new platforms such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Samsung Gear VR.

Videos

ENDLING – Extinction is Forever on YouTube
One Hand Clapping on YouTube
PERISH on YouTube
Scarf on YouTube
Townsmen VR on YouTube

Images

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Logo & Icon

Awards & Recognition

  • A highlight at the Indie World Show at Nintendo’s Indie World (2022) // Endling
  • Winner in the category Most Creative Game at Play Festival (PLAY21) // One Hand Clapping
  • Nomination for ‘Herman Melville Award for Best Writing in a Game’ and ‘Statue of Liberty Award for Best World’ from The New York Video Game Critics Circle // Chicken Police
  • Best App for Tablets from Google (2021), voted by the users // Chicken Police
  • Das Rote Tuch (anti-fascist youth media award with the support of the Berlin SPD) // Through the Darkest of Times
  • Pädagogischer Medienpreis (2021) in the category Offerings for Children // El Hijo – A Wild West Tale
  • DevGAMM Awards (2021) in the category Excellence in Audio // Chicken Police
  • Der Deutsche Computerspielpreis (2021) in the category Best Family Game // El Hijo – A Wild West Tale
  • Der Goldene Spatz (2021) in the category Wettbewerb Digital // El Hijo – A Wild West Tale
  • German Computer Games Awards (2020) in the category Best Serious Game // Through the Darkest of Times
  • German Computer Games Awards (2020) nominated for best game in the categories Best German Game, Best Serious Game, Best Family Game // Through the Darkest of Times
  • The Mix Gamescom Indie Village Selects (2019) in the category Best Indie Game // El Hijo – A Wild West Tale
  • The Mix Gamescom Indie Village Selects (2019) in the category Best Mobile Game Award // Battle Chasers: Nightwar – Mobile Edition
  • The Mix Gamescom Indie Village Selects (2019) in the category Best Experience Award from Play Experience // Through the Darkest of Times
  • German Computer Games Awards (2018) // Winner in the category Best Game Design for Townsmen VR
  • XRC – Next Reality Contest (2017) // Winner in the category  Interactive Entertainment for Townsmen VR
  • German Game Developer Awards (2015) // Best Mobile Game for Clouds & Sheep 2
  • German Game Developer Awards (2015) // Social Commitment Award
  • German Game Developer Awards (2015) // Best German Game Studio for HandyGames
  • “Making Games” German Developer of the year (2014) // 4th Place for HandyGames
  • German Game Developer Awards (2014) // best game in the category ‘innovation’ for Aces of the Luftwaffe
  • Opera Top Apps Awards (2013) // 2nd Place in the category “Games: Action” for Aces of the Luftwaffe
  • Tizen App Challenge (2013) // Honorable mention and a prize of $ 40,000 for our game Stage Dive Legends
  • Samsung Smart App Challenge (2013) // 2nd prize for Clouds & Sheep – Chord Edition!
  • Samsung Smart App Challenge (2011) // 1st prize ($ 100,000) for Guns ‘n’ Glory WW2

Management

Markus Kassulke

Co-Founder, CEO

Christopher Kassulke

Co-Founder, CEO

Udo Bausewein

Co-Founder, CFO

Contact

i_Park Klingholz 13
97232 Giebelstadt
Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 9334 9757 – 0
Fax: +49 (0) 9334 9757 – 19
Info & Advertising: info@handy-games.com

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