Enter Africa, Goethe Institut and SpielFabrique have announced that three studios out of the 6 finalists have been declared winners of the Enter Africa competition for the quality of their African video game concepts.
The winners are:
- Bonobo Studio and the game The Guardian Dynasty – Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
- Work’D and the game Gbakaman Racing – Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- Kayfo Games Studio and the game Afrojuggle – Dakar Senegal
The final 3 studios came out of a long list of 24 studios from EnterAfrica15 countries. A Panel of pre-selection, composed by gaming and cultural industries experts from Africa and Europe, established a shortlist of the 6 best studios.
The final jury, composed of Isabelle Drouin (Orange – France), Robert Mugisha (DopeApps – Rwanda), Hervé Delabrousse (Gameloft – Africa), Nathan Masyuko (LudiqueWorks – Kenya), Yves le Yaouanq (Ubisoft – France), Andreas Suika (Epic Games, Germany) took place on the 16th of January 2020.
The three studios will, therefore, benefit from online support and a trip to Europe in the year 2020 to find co-producers in order to develop their games.