Tecent Game Innovation Award
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The news is out: «Nimbatus – The Space Drone Constructor» by Zurich-based Studio wins the first prize of the Tecent Game Innovation Award. Tencent Games is the video game holding and publishing division of Tencent Interactive Entertainment, itself a division of Chinese conglomerate Tencent. Tencent Games was founded in 2003 to focus on online games. As of March 2018, it is the largest video game company in the world.
«Nimbatus - The Space Drone Constructor»
«Nimbatus» is an action-packed simulation game. Micha Stettler, co-founder of Stray Fawn Studio and original creator of Nimbatus, started working on the game four years ago, while also maintaining a full-time job. The game’s development has taken quite a few unexpected turns. One of them being the switch from a first person 3D experience to a 2D side-view game. To bring out the game’s full potential, Micha decided to leave his job and founded his own indie studio to fully commit to game development.