Public cultural media the industry Proudly celebrating 10 years of involvement in video games. Since 2013, ARTE has been supporting original and European video games on various platforms.
As co-producer since 2013 and publisher since 2018, ARTE France has promoted and supported the development of indie video games. With 17 co-productions, including 12 games that have won more than 100 awards, ARTE promotes innovative works from writers and developers that are original, memorable and accessible to a wide audience.
With its 10 years of experience and the success of games with 5 million downloads, ARTE France is working on new projects Among the upcoming games is “30 Birds,” a narrative adventure inspired by Persian mythology and miniatures, slated for release in 2024. Also planned for 2025 is “The Merlis,” an adventure and exploration game about a race of craft-savvy creatures in a hostile universe. Additionally, ARTE has another unannounced game in production.
“In a world dominated by global publishers, ARTE has chosen to support author projects and independent studios that prioritize craftsmanship. It creates games that combine original stories, aesthetic worlds and intuitive gameplay,” said ARTE President Bruno Patino.
ARTE France also participates Paris Games Week which will be held in Paris from 1st to 5th November. Visitors can find out about ARTE’s latest games and creations in the “Made in France” area of Hall 1.
Some of the games co-produced or published by ARTE include:
- “To Hell with the Ugly” (2023): Ein Point & Click-Adventure nach Boris Vians Roman.
- “How to Say Goodbye” (2022): A narrative puzzle game about grief.
- “Inua – A Tale of Ice and Time” (2022): A narrative point and click fantasy epic at the heart of Inuit culture.
- “Vectronom” (2019): A fast-paced 3D puzzle game.
- “A Fisherman’s Tale” (2019): A virtual reality adventure game
- “Homo Machina” (2018): A surreal journey into the human body factory.
- “Vandals” (2018): A turn-based stealth game in a street art setting.
- “Bury Me, My Love” (2017): An interactive fiction about the journey of a young Syrian immigrant.
- “Californium” (2016): Philip K. A mad experiment as a tribute to Dick
- “Type: Rider” (2013): A platforming and puzzle game set in the world of typography.
ARTE remains true to its tradition of promoting original and artistic games and stimulating creativity in the world of video games.