Surfhero UG is specialized in game development in the context of science, exhibitions, museums and learning environments. More and more research projects, museums, exhibitions and also companies have discovered digital and analogue games as a medium to communicate their content in an innovative way. Like no other medium, games are suitable to activate users, to let them participate and to motivate them to interact with content. Today, games serve as research tools for data collection, turn players into researchers, communicate complex relationships, encourage changes in perspective, create user networks and represent an innovative form of publishing research results.
As a spin-off from gamelab.berlin of the Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Design of the Humboldt University of Berlin, Surfhero offers various services around research-related game development. Surfhero covers all steps from analysis and consulting, conception and planning to the complete development, testing and publication and thus offers a complete package. This succeeds with competent and experienced employees in the company, proven partners and an extensive network in the game research and development landscape. The personal union with the gamelab.berlin founders guarantees that the goals, values, demands and perspectives of science are maintained without losing the fun and playfulness. Through the founders, Surfhero has decades of experience in computer projects, knowledge transfer and game development.