- September 16: Industry day with talks and networking
- September 17: Gaming event for the whole family
- First public event in the former Colosseum cinema
On September 16th and 17th the gamesweekberlin 2022 after two virtual editions due to the pandemic on two days to the physical pop-up event in Berlin. The on-site edition under the heading “play. discover. connect” will, like the previous year’s events, be held from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and is aimed at the specialist industry (September 16) and the general public (September 17) who are enthusiastic about games. The hardware suppliers and main sponsor are the new PC manufacturers based in Berlin TULPAR Gaming Notebook. Venue is the former Colosseum Cinema in Prenzlauerberg in Berlin. gamesweekberlin 2022 is the first public event to take place there after the closure and is open to all game-loving Berliners and residents of the neighborhood. gamesweekberlin will take place in the historic cinema area, which is to be used for cultural purposes again in the future, in the large atrium and the former cinema halls of the multiplex.
Am Friday 16 Septembergamesweekberlin invites you to the business day, Casual Business Friday, where the Berlin-Brandenburg games industry presents itself from 2 p.m. with showcases and various talks and panel discussions, including: “The good, the bad and the ugly – a discussion about business culture with the heroes and hidden champions of the industry”, “Look Mom! I’m on TV – the Dev Booster Expert Panel on Promotion, Self-Promotion and Fame” and “Centralization x decentralization – a debate on working in the hub, without an office, without a store and the importance of networks”. In the evening, gamesweekberlin and media:net berlinbrandenburg invite you to the GAMES Summer Reception for networking. Tickets are available for €79.
Am Saturday 17 September, the Colosseum is open to all game-loving Berliners. Gaming fans of all ages have the opportunity to play the games “Made in Berlin” as well as international titles such as the Dev Booster finalists, board games or classics from retro times. A special highlight are the gaming sessions with games like Street Fighter or racing simulations on the big screen. Visitors can also experience virtual reality experiences, cosplay presentations and a quiz night show as well as pictoplasma screenings in the cinemas. Admission: 10 euros regular, 7 euros reduced and for visitors* in cosplay, 6 euros for the last hour.
“With the temporary use of the Colosseum in Prenzlauer Berg, a long-held plan has come true: gaming for everyone on the big screen! We couldn’t pass up this opportunity and, despite all the obstacles of 2022, we decided to bring the industry, political institutions and gamers together with a pop-up format.” so Michael lovehead of gamesweekberlin and managing director of the organizer Booster Space.
Another aspect is important for the organizers: “As a Booster Space, we have committed ourselves to the sustainability of our actions and would like to reduce our CO2 footprint as much as possible for this event. For all printed matter and branding on site, we rely on upcycling old event inventory or digital screens. We support reforestation and biodiversity projects. We are adapting our catering offer to the spirit of the times and will avoid using disposable products as far as possible throughout the event. Let yourself be surprised what is possible!”, added love.
gamesweekberlin 2022 is funded by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg. The networking event takes place in cooperation with media:net GAMES instead of. is the main sponsor of gamesweekberlin TULPAR Gaming Notebook. Sponsor of Dev Booster format is Kickstarter. Organizer: Booster Space.