Pitch & Match @ gamescom
Date: Tuesday, 21st August 2018
Location: Beer garden from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m.
In this system, meeting tables will be hosted by a specific business partner and you will get the chance to book an appointment.
Step 1: —Fill in the application form.—
Step 2: We’ll create your online profile. Based on the details you send in with your application, we’ll create your online profile on the Pitch & Match platform. Once it’s set up, you’ll receive a notification e-mail.
Step 3: Organise your meetings. Use the online meeting system to plan your meetings. Invite possible partners or accept received invitations to meet on-site.
If you have an appointment, come join us at the beer garden on August 21st. In order to access the Pitching Area, you will need a ticket for the gamescom business area.
- Workshop tba
- Apply with project: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Online seminar on July 10th 2018
Our committed business development partners offer production budgets from five to eight digits for new projects. Our gathering of partners is involved in all kinds of platforms like browser, mobile and/or console games.
Amazon App Store
astragon games are available world-wide on many different platforms such as consoles, smartphones, tablets and PC.
Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH
Senior Business Development Manager
Head of Publishing
Deck 13 Interactive
FDG Entertainment GmbH & Co KG
Co-Founder, Executive Producer
Nowadays FDG’s games are available on almost all gaming platforms, such as Switch, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, PC, Mac and more to come.
General Manager Marketing
Director Developer Relations
The area Game Publishing covers online games (mainly as free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online Games or MMOGs). The gamigo group has built up a broad game portfolio that is consistently being expanded. The company’s core portfolio is comprised of successful games like Aura Kingdom, Desert Operations, Dragon’s Prophet, Echo of Soul, Fiesta Online, Goal One, Ironsight, Last Chaos, and The Rats. The overall portfolio contains 20+ online and 500+ casual games, which are mainly distributed through own portals that have accumulated over 100 million registered users.
We’re looking for developers in need for publishing of their (almost) finished online game projects to exclusively license their games for our core markets. Our focus is on mid- to hardcore online games for the PC and mobile platforms, preferably with a free-to-play business model or any other kind of scalable monetization to build long-term relationships.
HandyGames – THQ Nordic family member
The 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.
Content & Commercial Partnerships
Kalypso Media Group GmbH
Head of Producing
Koch Media GmbH
Business Development Manager
Koch Media has been publishing video games under the label of Deep Silver since 2002. With branches in Europe and North America, as well as distribution partners all over the world, Deep Silver aims to market games worldwide. Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all notable consoles, for the PC, for the iPad/iPhone, and for Microsoft’s and Sony’s online platforms XBLA and PSN.
Senior Manager of Business Development
Business Development Manager-Xbox Games-1st Party/ID@Xbox/Game Pass
Director Digital & Transmedia // Vice Managing Director
We have recently released the indie-hit FAR: Lone Sails together with newcomer developer Okomotive. We will continue publishing more indie games in the coming months, from newcomers as well as from more established developers.
We are always on the lookout for creative and innovative projects (in every stage and for (nearly) every platform) that feature meaningful and emotional themes. We cherish a unique artistic and/or narrative approach.
Private Division / TakeTwo
CEO & Founder
We are looking for HTML5-developers / messenger / portals or apps for our Games Affiliate Program.
Debbie Bestwick MBE, is CEO of award-winning veteran games developer and international games label, Team17. Debbie joined the Games Industry at the age of 17 starting out in indie retail where she won Indie Retailer of the year at just 18 she then co-founded Team17 in 1990 at the age of 20. Team17 is a leading international games label that hosts the Worms franchise, Aven Colony, The Escapists, Genesis Alpha One, Overcooked, Yoku’s Island Express, Yooka-Laylee, Way to the Woods and many more from developers around the world. Debbie has released 90 games with Team17 across home computers, console and mobile platforms.
Since becoming CEO and completing a MBO in 2010, she has focused on establishing Team17 as a sustainable business which achieves year-on-year profitability and growth. As a result, Team17 last year raised funding via a minority shareholding with Leading Private Equity group LDC raising in excess of $20M USD. Debbie’s passion is Team17’s Games Label which helps support new start-up’s and existing development studio’s create new IP and build for sustainability whilst retaining Independence.
Debbie Bestwick has recently received an MBE for services to the video games industry and was awarded Businesswoman of the Year in the 2016 Women in Games Awards. Previously Bestwick was honoured with the Hall of Fame award at the European Women in Games Conference 2015 and MCV person of the Year in 2015.
Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital Limited is a leading international games developer and award-winning games label that hosts the Worms franchise, Aven Colony, The Escapists, Genesis Alpha One, Overcooked, Yoku’s Island Express, Yooka-Laylee, Way to the Woods and many more from developers around the world.
Founded in 1995, Tivola started out as a publisher of computer games for children, serving mainly the German market with local brands. Creating both entertaining and educational content, Tivola has won almost every German award in the field of childrens’ software including the “Deutscher Computerspielpreis” and “Deutscher Entwicklerpreis”.
After turning to mobile games, Tivola is now reaching a much bigger and far more international audience, animal fans and game lovers from all over the world and of every age. Today, our biggest new games “HorseHotel” and “DogHotel” continue the ongoing success of the flagships “PetWorld” and “HorseWorld” – and there’s even more to come, for example Nintendo Switch games.
Jan Peter Ewert
We can help you get low CPI, high ARPDAU and leverage that result to reach the audience your game deserves !