The German computer game prize was awarded to a Munich studio. Set in the Wild West, the game “Desperados III” relied on the real-world game world and challenging missions.
Munich-based studio Mimi Games’ real-time tactical game “Desperados III” has been named the “Best German Game” by the German Computer Games Award (TCP) 2021.
The developers accepted the award, which was presented for 100,000 euros due to the Corona crisis, at a digital awards ceremony on the Internet on Tuesday evening. Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure concerned, Andreas Skier (CSU), Especially appreciating the real-looking game world and challenging game processes.
“Desperados III” sends soldiers on a journey from time to time to the Wild West to put down the villains’ handicrafts. Up to five characters, the player fights through swamps and cities, where different adventures await him – from contract killings to Trabridge. Special thing: Instead of the wild Ramzpeller, tactics and calculation are much needed because the characters often work in secret.
“El Hijo – A Wild West Tale” by Berlin developer Honic Studios won the “Best Family Game” category for ,000 80,000. This game is set in a mythical place like the American West. Soldiers take on the role of a child lurking in three different contexts: a distant monastery, a rough length of desert and a crime-ridden city.
This year the German computer game prize was awarded in 15 categories. It has a total of 790,000 euros. This is the most important award for “Made in Germany” games and has been given since 2009. Organizers Federal Government and Sports – German Sports Association. Medianford Berlin-Brandenburg also sponsored this year’s awards ceremony.
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