GDC Europe's Innovative Games Showcase reveals 2016 game lineup

Good news, GDC Europe attendees: Today's the day GDC organizers happily reveal the lineup of games that will be showcased in the third annual European Innovative Games Showcase during the 2016 Independent Games Summit at GDC Europe in Cologne next month!

Games featured in the showcase were selected from a wide variety of applicants by game designers Lea Schönfelder and Jonatan Van Hove (who will also MC the event) working alongside a team of judges.

The Showcase winners receive free Speaker Passes to the event, which afford full access to every GDC Europe session as well as the massive Gamescom trade/public event.

These winners will also have the opportunity to give 5-minute microtalks at the final session of GDC Europe's IGS to showcase what's special about their current project. If you're planning to attend the show, make time to check these talks out!

Without further ado, here are the games selected to take part in the 2016 European Innovative Games Showcase:

A Normal Lost Phone from Accidental Queens

La Petite Mort from Lovable Hat Cult

Wheels of Aurelia from Pietro Righi Riva

 

Deep from Deep

 

Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist from Crows Crows Crows

Crest from Eat Create Sleep

 

On Rusty Trails from Black Pants Game Studio

 

Shoot to Kill from Peardrum

 

Selfie Chaos from Greenfly Studios

Throughout the show the creators of these games will be on hand to demonstrate their titles, many of which are making public debuts, and talk about them during the finale of the Indie Games Summit on the Monday of GDC Europe.

To get a better idea of what's in store, you can also go back and watch the inaugural EIGS via the GDC Vault.

And as always, the European Innovative Games Showcase -- which is open to all pass-holders at the show -- is just one of many sessions that have been announced for GDC Europe 2016. Full details on all announced talks for the conference can be found over on the GDC Europe Schedule Builder, and early birds can still register for GDC Europe 2016 by July 20th to save 200 euros on an All Access Pass.

The conference itself will take place August 15th and 16th in Cologne, Germany, and all GDC Europe passes also allow visitors to attend the co-located Gamescom.

GDC Europe 2016 will also continue to offer business and matchmaking opportunities to all attendees with a developer-focused Expo Floor area and networking events throughout the show. For more information, please visit the GDC Europe website.

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