Goodgame Studios lets the rocking horses out

If you were among those strolling through Hamburg in the somber September weather of the past week, a glimmer of color may have caught your eye at times. Perhaps you found one of our bright orange wooden rocking horses tethered to a bicycle stand or street lantern, waiting for its rider and calling you to take a picture of it and share it on Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #MitreiterGesucht to have a chance of winning your dream bicycle. Read more

GOOD Studios – Supersonic is developing at supersonic speed

As you probably already know, we’ve been doing some big things at Goodgame Studios this year in our quest to achieve sustainable growth and count among the leading game developers worldwide in only a few years’ time. That’s why we have fundamentally restructured our company and established seven independent development units in order to diversify our product portfolio and get our new games on the market more efficiently. It turns out that we couldn’t have chosen a better name for our company six years ago: we want to produce good games beneath the overarching roof of Goodgame Studios, and that’s what we are doing in our studios now. We’d like to begin presenting these studios to you regularly in our blog. Read more

The mystery of the technical artist – artist or programmer?

Good games are a synthesis of multimedia art created by people with the most varied of skills. Creative artists design breathtaking landscapes and characters, while analytically-minded developers program the basic framework for making a fun game. Many game development jobs can be classified as either number or design based. That is not true for the technical artist, however. The name alone raises the question as to whether they are actually a techie or an artist. So we have decided to clear up the mystery surrounding this extraordinary profession once and for all. Read more

A summer night’s dream: Goodgamers in the mood to party

Parties bring us together, and since we Goodgamers place a high value on working in a friendly atmosphere, we have already established a solid party tradition despite our young age. At this year’s summer party, teamwork also played a key role. First we all had to work in teams to master tricky challenges on a scavenger hunt through Hamburg, and then we relaxed and came together for an evening packed full of food, music, and dancing. Read more