A new record: Daedalic receives nine awards
HAMBURG, Germany – December 8, 2016 – This year’s German Developer Award ceremony in Cologne was a fruitful one for Daedalic Entertainment, as the studio has been awarded nine of the prestigious awards. The awards in their respective categories went to the following games:
- Best German Game: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
- Best Game Design: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
- Best PC/Console Title: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
- Best Sound: Silence
- Best Story: Silence
- Best Visuals: Silence
- Best Mobile Game: Skyhill
- Best Marketing-Campaign: Deponia Doomsday Tour
- WTF Award: Deponia Doomsday Covermount Event
“We are very happy and excited that we’ve received nine awards as a studio with our own development teams and our partners at Mimimi Productions and Mandragora Games. We’re especially proud that Shadow Tactics has won awards in the crowning disciplines ‘Best German Game’ and ‘Best Game Design’, as well as Silence scoring in the artistic trifecta of Story, Design and Sound.”, says Carsten Fichtelmann, CEO and founder of Daedalic Entertainment.
The German Developer Award is the most important honor for outstanding accomplishments regarding game development in Germany. This year, the popular prize has been awarded in 21 categories.
About Daedalic Entertainment
Daedalic Entertainment, based in Hamburg, publishes and develops computer and video games for all platforms. The studio focuses on interactive literature and character and narrative-driven games like adventures and RPGs. Daedalic Entertainment has a staff of more than 150 employees, including the Writer’s Room, a team of writers unique to the German media industry.
Since May 2014, Daedalic Entertainment is part of the Bastei Lübbe group of companies. In July 2014, the publisher opened a new studio, Daedalic Entertainment West, in Düsseldorf. The studio’s first project is the Space Exploration RPG The Long Journey Home.
Daedalic won the German Developer Award 30 times („Studio of the Year“ 2009 and 2013, among others). In 2013, the studio won the prestigious German Games Award for “Best German Game” with “Chaos on Deponia”. Daedalic Entertainment is also the six-time winner of the German Video Game Award and the European Games Award.
With titles like State of Mind, Silence, The Devil’s Men and Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth, Daedalic will raise the bar for the whole adventure genre. With Blackguards they also gained a reputation for creation of high quality RPG games. As a publisher, the studio is also known for releasing unique and outstanding titles like Shadow Tactics, Crazy Machines 3, Valhalla Hills and Bounty Train.