Press Release for December 5, 2008
Hamburg/Germany: December 5, 2008. German games developer and publisher Daedalic Entertainment secured two awards at the 2008 German Game Developers Awards with adventure hit Edna&Harvey: The Breakout. The off-beat cartoon adventure game was able to convince both the jury, who awarded the price as Best Youth Game 2008, as well as the public, who voted Edna&Harvey Best Adventure Game 2008. With two additional nominations in the categories Best Game and Best Story / Game World, Edna&Harvey was one of the nights biggest winners, next to contenders Crysis, Drakensang and Sacred 2.
We are very thankful and proud to receive these awards. We feel that this confirms that our chosen direction and our focus on great storytelling and unique game worlds are right. At the same time, we feel a responsibility to continue to develop great games in the future, commented a jubilant Carsten Fichtelmann, Managing Director at Daedalic Entertainment.
The German Game Developers Awards are awarded every December in Essen, Germany, to outstanding computer and video games from German developers released in the last 12 months. The jury is made up of renowned experts from all parts of the industry: developers, publishers, service providers as well as press.
About Edna&Harvey: The Breakout
Edna&Harvey: The Breakout is a point&click adventure game in the vein of the genres classics. Backgrounds and characters are completely 2D and drawn by hand by a real person in the games unique cartoon style. The games characters range from odd to genuinely crazy twisted humor guaranteed! Thanks to challenging puzzles, extensive dialogues and more than 120 screens, gamers can look forward to an extraordinarily long gameplay experience. Edna&Harvey is the surprise adventure hit of the year, garnering rave reviews and an 84.5% average rating upon release in Germany.
About Daedalic Entertainment
Daedalic Entertainment develops and publishes high-quality computer and video games worldwide, focussing on the production of entertainment software with strong narratives. The company based in Hamburg, Germany offers international partners services in the fields of development, publishing and consulting. With its talented internal team and an expansive network of experienced service providers, Daedalic is the ideal partner for games marketing, development and publishing.
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Daedalic Entertainment GmbH
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Tel.: +49 40 43261272
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Geschftsfhrer: Carsten Fichtelmann