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Game Development

Game Development

The beginnings of Czech computer games development date back to the 1980s, when the first 8-Bit games were created by Czech developers. Since then, many Czech gaming companies have reached international success with games like Hidden & DangerousMafia: The City of Lost Heaven (Illusion Softworks, nowadays 2K Czech), ARMA: Armed Assault (Bohemia Interactive), Euro Truck Simulator (SCS Software), Kingdome Come: Deliverance (Warhorse Studios), Samorost (Amanita Design), Beat Saber (Beat Games) and many others.

Czech Gaming Industry

  • 70+ game development studios
  • 2.2 billion CZK in annual turnover
  • 1,500+ people working in the industry
  • International environment - many studios employ people from the EU and from third countries
  • Multiple industry organizations: Game Developers Association (, GameDev Area
  • Successful international events: Game Developers Session (GDS), Game Access Conference 
  • Computer graphics & computer games study programs at Charles University, Czech Technical University, Masaryk University