Games developers from around the world are set to participate in next month’s London Games Festival, which recently unveiled the line-up for its second Official Selection featuring five UK Games Fund portfolio companies.
Returning for 2022, the London Games Festival Official Selection features over 30 games and apps from around the world highlighting innovative creativity around four themes: Made in London, Narrative Excellence, International Innovators and Games are Good For You.
This year’s festival will showcase games online, on video and in-person in a hybrid celebration of exceptional talent.
We’re delighted to see that five UK Games Fund portfolio have been added to the prestigious Official Selection line up:
- Whispers in the West (Team Dissonant)
- Spellbound: The Magic Within (Wyrdren Games)
- PowerWash Simulator (FuturLab)
- Wholesome: Out And About (Yaldi Games)
- The Burning Room (BetaJester)
Festival Director Michael French said:
“Our 2022 Official Selection games represent the depth, diversity and potential of video games and interactive entertainment,”
“There are games that entertain and delight, some with gripping narratives and new ways of sharing stories, while others that provoke thought or sooth the soul. We are very proud to present these games from all over the world as part of London Games Festival 2022.”
Running alongside the London Games Festival, the WASD event (7th – 9th April) will see several funded companies from both the UK Games Fund and Tranzfuser take part as exhibitors: