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Chile at GDC 2018
Visit us in hall 3.2, booth B-071 – Business Area

The most important showcase for Chilean video games

From August 21 to 23, 12 Chilean video game companies will be at the Koelnmesse Convention Centre in Cologne, Germany, the epicentre of the most important European annual conference for the global videogames industry.

The 12 members of the Chilean delegation will join thousands of programmers, artists, producers, publishers, game designers, audio professionals and other people involved in developing interactive games, who will all be converging in Cologne to exchange ideas and set up networks of contacts for future businesses.

A dynamic industry that seeks international consolidation

For the third consecutive time, a delegation of Chilean videogame companies will be present at the Gamescom with the support of ProChile*.

This is an industry experiencing dynamic growth and currently comprising over 40 companies in Chile that mainly work on their own intellectual property projects, but also for third parties. Around 85% of them are members of the Chilean Association of Videogame Development Companies (VG Chile).

The association reports that in 2017 the industry’s total sales amounted toUS$5.8 million.

The consolidation of this industry is directly linked to its promotion at the international level. This is why last year 70.3% of the Chilean companies took part in a mission, trade fair or festival abroad, and this participation enabled them to gain over US$1.1 million of revenues.

According to VG Chile, Europe is currently one of the main markets for Chilean video games, where currently 154 videogame projects are being developed, mainly for Android, PC, iOS, Web, Play Station, Xbox One, Mac and Facebook.

International recognition for the Chilean industry

The following four Chilean companies have been singled out for international recognition recently.

Ace Team and its game “Rock of Ages II”:

  • AzPlay: Best Gameplay (Spain)
  • IndieDB Editor’s Choice Award: Most Creative
  • Finalists at Ludicious in Innovation in Game (Switzerland)
  • Finalists for the Nordic Game Discovery (Sweden)

This game is 100% Chilean and the studio's most successful project so far. It was launched in late August 2017 on Steam, Xbox One and PS4, attracting the attention of many youtubers, tens of thousands of buyers and millions of spectators on Youtube and Twitch.

Aone Games and its game “Omen of Sorrow”:

  • Unreal Dev Grant Recipient
  • EVA2017: Best Technical Achievement
  • SRK Fighting Game Awards 2017: Best Beta Test/Demo (2nd place)
  • SRK Fighting Game Awards 2017: Most Anticipated Future Release (2nd place)

This company was also the only representative of Chile invited by Sony to take part in Playstation Experience 2017. The video game had 70,000 views in two days on the Youtube PlayStation channel, while the demo available for the event was downloaded 5,000 times.

Tiny Bytes and its game “Massive Warfare: Rush”:

  • Nominated for the Indie Prize at Casual Connect 2018

BattleMango and its game “Viking Hunters”:

  • Nominated for the Indie Prize at Casual Connect 2018

In addition, an important alliance was announced between iEntertainment Network, Inc. and the Chilean company Gamaga to produce original new games for a major television channel whose name has yet to be revealed. The first game will be “Red Crimes: Hidden Murders”.

 

CHILEAN COMPANIES AT GAMESCOM 2018
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ACTIVITIES IN CHILE'S PAVILION

Wednesday, August 22 | 5 pm
Chilean booth in hall 3.2
Chilean-Colombian Videogames Night – networking event

 

* About ProChile

ProChile is the institution of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile responsible for promoting exports of goods and services of the country. ProChile also contributes to encouraging foreign investments and tourism in Chile. It has a network of over 50 trade offices worldwide and 15 regional offices throughout the country, with specialized teams that contribute to positioning Chile’s attributes in international markets.

 

CONTACT:

Diego Torres | Trade Commissioner of Chile in Germany
Mohrenstrasse 42, 10117 Berlin
T: (49 – 30) 726 203730 / 726 203740
dtorres@prochile.gob.cl

 

Carla Kirmis | Trade Representative
Mohrenstrasse 42, 10117 Berlin
T: (49 – 30) 726 2037610 / 726 203740
ckirmis@prochile.gob.cl

 

ProChile