Hamburg, August 22nd, 2012. There were presents for Goodgame Empire at gamescom to celebrate its first birthday. The construction and strategy game by Goodgame Studios garnered not one, but two people's choice awards in Cologne. On August 14th, it was announced at the European Games Award, "And the winner is ... Goodgame Empire." The BÄM! Award of Computec Media AG was accepted just three days later. Goodgame Empire won against tough international competition in the categories "Best European Browser Game" and "Online or Social Game."
The entire Goodgame team is thrilled about the support received from players, whose votes made this success possible in the first place. Speaking for the team, Dr. Christian Wawrzinek, co-founder and COO of Goodgame Studios said, "Two people's choice awards in one week, it's just incredible and makes us so proud. But it's also an incentive and a commitment to our fans to keep developing Goodgame Empire and make it even better."
Besides winning the two awards, an ongoing increase in new players is yet another reason to celebrate. A development that reflects the browser game's quality and popularity. Latest figures show the number of new players to be increasing by over 300,000 each week, just recently exceeding 12 million.