Alistair Aitcheson

Alistair Aitcheson
Alistair Aitcheson is a UK-based indie developer making games and installations about physical contact, communication and creative cheating. His work has involved dressing people up in costume to  ...

Amelie Künzler

Amelie Künzler
Amelie Künzler, born in 1988 in a village between Bremen and Hannover, started designing her own projects and objects in the age of 16. Since studying this in her Master, she is […]

Audience Award 2016

Audience Award
From all games exhibited in the PLAY16 exhibitions visitors could choose their favourite and vote for the Audience Award. This year the award, endowed with 500 Euro, was given to Streitwagen  ...

Creative Gaming Award

Creative Game Award
The annual Creative Gaming Awards at PLAY – Creative Gaming festival honor the best media productions, prototypes and games. The award will be awarded in three categories – while the  ...

Eric Jannot

Eric Jannot
After studying journalism, Eric Jannot worked in the gaming industry for more than ten years. He was a public relations executive, freelancer and Senior Game Designer at The Games Company. From  ...

Melanie Taylor

Melanie Taylor
Melanie is lead artist and business manager at Osmotic Studios as well as one of the three co-founders. It is her passion to turn great ideas into something visually stunning […]

Most Creative Game Award

Creative Gaming Award 2016 FRU
Winner of the Most Creative Game Award 2016 Winner of the Creative Gaming Award 2016 in the category Most Creative Game is FRU by Through Games. David Oppenberg and Christian Kokott accepted […]

Most Innovative Newcomer Award

Creative Gaming Award FAR
Winner of the Most Innovative Newcomer Award 2016 Winner of the Creative Gaming Award 2016 in the category Most Innovative Newcomer is FAR: Lone Sails by Mr Whale’s Game Service and  ...

Nominees 2016

Nominated in the category Most Creative Game are: FUTURE UNFOLDING Spaces of Play | GER/SWE | not released Future Unfolding is an action adventure where you explore a forest filled […]

Sebastian Kalemba

Sebastian Kalemba is Animation Director at CD Projekt RED with 10 years experience in the industry. At the same time he is tutor at iAnimate – animation online school.  During over 10 years  ...

Sky LaRell Anderson

Dr. Sky LaRell Anderson has a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Minnesota, and he works as a visiting assistant professor of Communication at Denison University in Ohio, […]

Terms of participation

Creative Gaming Award 2016 The Creative Gaming Award honors games and playful media that give the player the possibility to interact creatively in and with the game. The focus is […]