With a total of 351 submissions, the German Computer Game Award 2021 exceeded the previous year by 36 titles. We present you all nominations.

These games were nominated for the DCP 2021

Best German Game (endowed with 100,000 euros for the winning game and 30,000 euros each for the two other nominees)

  • Cloudpunk (ION Lands)
  • Desperados III (Mimimi Games / THQ Nordic)
  • Iron Harvest (King Art / Koch Media)

Best family game (endowed with 80,000 euros for the winning game and
20,000 euros each for the two other nominees)

  • Curious Expedition 2 (Machine-Man / Thunderful)
  • Village romance (Toukana Interactive)
  • El Hijo – A Wild West Tale (Honey Studios / Handy Games)

Young Talent Awards – Best Debut (endowed with 60,000 euros for the winning game and
20,000 euros each for the two other nominees)

  • Village romance (Toukana Interactive)
  • Penko Park (ghost butter)
  • Scribble It! (Detach Entertainment)

Young Talent Awards – Best Prototype (endowed with 50,000 euros for the best prototype and 25,000 euros each for four other nominees)

  • Ampere (Laura Brosi, Mathieu Hentschel, Christopher Meier, Dave von Felten)
  • Get Together (Alyssa Cooper, Heinrich Hammann, Mathilde Hoffmann, Maike Koller, Moritz Reinert, Nicolai Scham, Simon Sturm)
  • Mukana – Battle of Asgard (Andreas Bechert, Felix Graf, Stefan Gruber, Tim Hoffmann, Alexander Keussen)
  • Passing By (Hannah Kümmel, Jan Milosch, Marius Mühleck, Ilona Treml)
  • The Social Engineer (Fabian Fischbach, Daniel Hirschle, Pascal Jansen)

Best innovation and technology (endowed with 35,000 euros)

  • Holoride (holoride)
  • Indie Arena Booth Online 2020 (Super Crowd Entertainment)

Best game world and aesthetics (endowed with 35,000 euros)

  • Cloudpunk (ION Lands)
  • Desperados III (Mimimi Games / THQ Nordic)
  • Penko Park (ghost butter)

Best game design (endowed with 35,000 euros)

  • Village romance (Toukana Interactive)
  • Iron Harvest (King Art / Koch Media)
  • Resolution (Monolith of Minds / Deck13 Interactive)

Best Serious Game (endowed with 35,000 euros)

  • FwESI tactics for group leaders (Cininet)
  • Hidden Codes (Playing History / Bildungsstätte Anne Frank)
  • Worlds of Materials (Cologne Game Lab of the TH Köln)

Best mobile game (endowed with 35,000 euros)

  • About Love, Hate And The Other Ones 2 (Black Pants)
  • Epic Guardian (Quantumfrog / Sheepyard)
  • Polarized! (Marcel-André Casasola Merkle / TheCodingMonkeys)

Best expert game (endowed with 35,000 euros)

  • Desperados III (Mimimi Games / THQ Nordic)
  • Port Royale 4 (Gaming Minds Studios / Kalypso Media)
  • Suzerain (Torpor Games / Fellow Traveler)

Best International Game (undoped)

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator (Asobo / Microsoft)
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Moon Studios / Microsoft)
  • The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Best international multiplayer game (undoped)

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)
  • Hyper Scape (Ubisoft)
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor (ZeniMax)

Player of the Year (undoped)

  • Gnu (Jasmin K.)
  • Nina Kiel
  • WheelyWorld (Dennis Winkens)

Studio of the year (endowed with 40,000 euros)

  • King Art (Bremen)
  • Mimimi Games (Munich)
  • Ubisoft Düsseldorf

Special prize of the jury (endowed with 10,000 euros)

No nominations. Potential winners in this category will be announced on April 13, 2021.

The jury determined the nominations on March 18, 2021 in 14 categories. Due to the corona, this took place as a video conference. Via online voting on the official website you can choose the winner in the "Player of the Year" category until April 8, 2021 determine. The award ceremony will take place on April 13, 2021 in the live stream.

Source: press release

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