European Game Showcase 2020 Selected Games

The European showcase will take place in an exclusive location in San Francisco where around 30 European developers will be able to show their latest creations to press, publishers and strategic partners in a relaxed and enjoyable way.

The event takes place during GDC 2020 in San Francisco.

Organization
The main organization team of the event is (in alphabetical order) Dajana Dimovska, Eva Gaspar, Tobias Kopka and Alessandra van Otterlo.
For the selection of the games we got help from these amazing people (also in alphabetical order): André Bernhard, Annakaisa Kultima, Astrid Refstrup, the CEEGA jury, Des Gayle, Eric Bartelson, Jakub Marszałkowski, Jesper Krogh Kristiansen, Johan Toresson, Marco Accordi Rickards, Martin Kvale, Oliver Miescher, Martine Spaans, Micaela Romanini, Mira Dorthé, Natalie Griffith, Natascha Roeoesli, Ramon Nafria, Robin Hartmann, Samuli Jääskeläinen, Simon Barratt, Tau Petersson, Tim Garbos, Valeria Castro and Zuraida Buter.

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The curation committees from the various countries selected these games (in alphabetical order).

1917

The ‘1917’ is a psychological horror game with elements of an escape room. All events in the game are occurring during the October Revolution in 1917 in Russia.

Interested in meeting: Publishers, Press, Investors
Platforms: PC
Developer: Payara Games
Video: https://youtu.be/7w2VjDjri0Y

Aeon Drive

Aeon Drive is a cyberpunk action platformer set in an alternate universe Barcelona where time is your enemy. Teleport your way through time itself!

Interested in meeting:  Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, next gen
Developer: 2Awesome Studio
Video: https://youtu.be/TS7ozDn_YUg
Click here for the Presskit.

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit

Crowns and Pawns is a charming mystery point-and-click adventure that invites you to journey through modern day Europe and uncover long forgotten secrets.

Interested in meeting:  Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms:  PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Tag of Joy
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIlohlqfiH4
Click here for the Presskit.

Eloquence

In Eloquence, you learn to understand and eventually express yourself in a custom symbol language by interacting with NPCs on a painterly Polynesian volcanic island.

Interested in meeting:  Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms:  PC, iOS, Android, Switch
Developer: Multiverse Narratives
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tucFELQCefc&t=1s
Click here for the Presskit.

Everspace 2

EVERSPACE™ 2 is a fast-paced single-player space shooter with deep exploration, tons of loot and classic RPG elements. Experience a thrilling story set in a vivid, handcrafted open-world full of secrets and perils on your journey to become human after all.

Interested in meeting:  Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms:  PC, iOS, Android, Switch
Developer: Rockfish Games
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNjTfy0-U90
Click here for the Presskit.

First Class Trouble

First Class Trouble is an asymmetric multiplayer game that blends cooperation and deception as players try to figure out who they can trust as they fight to survive aboard a luxury space cruise-liner that’s had an A.I. uprising.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Investors
Platforms:  PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS
Developer: Invisible Walls
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lln6WR9O1Yo

Gamedec

Gamedec is an adaptive, cyberpunk, isometric RPG set in the XXII century. As a private detective, it’s your job to solve crimes inside virtual worlds.

Interested in meeting:  Press
Platforms:  PC
Developer: Anshar Studios
Video: https://youtu.be/gPFEVGfM1ZE
Click here for the Presskit.

Ghost on the Shore

Ghost on the Shore is a story and relationship exploration game about emotional ties. Adventure across atmospheric shores to uncover the island´s tragic secret.

Interested in meeting:  Publisher, Press, Investors
Platforms:  PC
Developer: like Charlie
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfkx7AE_QOw
Click here for the Presskit.

Ghostrunner

Enter an intense cyberpunk world and experience fierce, dynamic combat! Conquer your enemies in the physical world and in cyberspace. Hunt for answers in humanity’s last remaining shelter.

Interested in meeting: Press, Platformholders
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Developer: One More Level, 3D Realms, Slipgate Ironworks™
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdwr3oTTpvk

Hitchhiker – A mystery game set along lost highways

A mystery game set along lost highways, where your goal is to solve the puzzle of your own backstory.

Interested in meeting: Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms:  Apple Arcade, PC, PS4, Xbox One, VR, Switch
Developer: Mad about Pandas
Video: https://youtu.be/DooptY7GSOM

Hundred Days

Hundred Days is a winemaking simulator game: grow your vineyard, learn how to manage a winery, produce your own wine and sell it!

Interested in meeting:  Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, iOS, Switch
Developer: Broken Arms Games
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcF9V-0l2P0&feature=emb_title
Click here for the Presskit.

HyperBrawl Tournament

HyperBrawl Tournament is a future arena combat sport like no other! Heroes compete in electrifying 2v2 PVP matches fusing no rules soccer, combat and skill-based weapon power ups.

Interested in meeting:  Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Milky Tea
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4GPvszeJs8
Click here for the Presskit.

IRONSKINS

IRONSKINS is a narrative game enveloped inside 3D turn-based tactical battles. Plan you next turn and watch it clash against the opponent’s, as plans are resolved simultaneously.

Interested in meeting:  Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: aheartfulofgames
Video: https://youtu.be/6hP-377M95E

Komako

Struggling with loneliness, a young girl discovers an abandoned theme park and meets its strange inhabitants.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Half Past Yellow

Labyrinthe City

Labyrinth City is an intertwined narrative labyrinth game with unique visual identity, adapted from a bestselling book (+300K units sold) and UX adapted to casual gamers.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Android, Switch
Developer: Darjeeling
Video: https://vimeo.com/332642642

Lake

Lake is a narrative adventure set in 1986 Oregon. Deliver mail, explore and reconnect to life in a small lake town with a quirky community.

Interested in meeting: Press, Platformholders
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Gamious
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0eeLTp5aEA

Mars Horizon

In Mars Horizon, you take control of a major space agency, leading it from the dawn of the space age through to making humanity a multi-planetary species by landing astronauts on Mars.

Interested in meeting: Press, Platformholders  
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Auroch Digital

Minute of Islands

Minute of Islands is a transformational journey in a faltering world. Explore a strange and wonderful archipelago in this classic comic-style adventure.

Interested in meeting: Press, Platformholders
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Studio Fizbin
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMruEYKRtxg&feature=emb_title

Next Space Rebels

Next Space Rebels is an arthouse construction game about amateur rocketry, community hypes and the call for an independent internet.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC
Developer: Studio Floris Kaayk
Video: https://youtu.be/RFxM-HJnx2k
Click here for the Presskit.

Paper Game

Paper Game is about blurring the lines between the perceived world and play. It is a unique level creation-focused platformer, where pictures taken of your real-world environment becomes a level in the game.

Interested in meeting: Press, Platformholders
Platforms: iOS, Android
Developer: Attractive Interactive
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mF_DaAi1bDc

Rebots

Rebots is a game about terraforming planets for various alien species as a hired contractor, through programming robots. The game uses advanced AI systems and procedural level generation, to create its world.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Android, Switch
Developer: FlatPonies

Saturnalia

Survival Horror Adventure: as an ensemble cast, explore an isolated village of ancient ritual – its labyrinthine roads change each time you lose all your characters.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: TBA
Developer: Santa Ragione
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kktwk5z_7fc&feature=emb_title
Click here for the Presskit.

Sir Plump

Bringing back the mood and quality of your childhood’s favorite animated films, this game is a 2D game of skill, set in the Middle Ages with several surprises and modern elements built in.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Android, Switch
Developer: Gamelab
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ql_bLk8dQuw

Static Sky

Static Sky is a love letter to 90s cyberpunk – nostalgic but with thoroughly modern style and design.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Switch, next gen
Developer: Framebunker

Tamarindos Freaking Dinner™

Tamarindos Freaking Dinner™; the spiritual successor of Baobabs Mausoleum™. The second game of the “Jacob Jazz´s Treelogy”. An awesome 3D adventure game; a mix between the old 90´s sitcoms, Metroid Prime, Luigi´s Mansion & the tabletop game Clue!

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, VR, Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X, Stadia
Developer: CELERY EMBLEM™

The Pizza Situation

The Pizza Situation is a satirical social networks simulator where you’ll have to stalk and manipulate to get your ultimate goal: PIZZA.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Influencers
Platforms: PC
Developer: 3bytes
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc31oIOv57k&feature=youtu.be
Click here for the Presskit.

Ultimate ADOM: Caverns of Chaos

Ultimate ADOM is a modern take on traditional rogue-like games. Despite deep complexity and emergent strategy, the game is designed to be highly accessible.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC
Developer: Team ADOM
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc31oIOv57k&feature=youtu.be

When We Disappear

«When We Disappear» is a story-driven and history-based puzzle platformer set in 1943 when a young girl escapes the torments of World War 2.

Interested in meeting: Publishers, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: Platforms: PC, iOS, Android, Xbox One, PS4, Switch
Developer: Inlusio Interactive
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc31oIOv57

Wigged Out

Wigged Out is a historically inaccurate party game with a unique take on dodgeball. Two rival schools go head-to-head in this humorous ball game.

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Platformholders, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Encircle Games
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_jZkkauUVU
Click here for the Presskit.

YesterMorrow

YesterMorrow is a single-player 2D platformer mixing action sequences with puzzle elements, all wrapped in an engaging story with a time travelling twist!

Interested in meeting: Publisher, Press, Investors
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
Developer: Bitmap Galaxy
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_jZkkauUVU
Click here for the Presskit.