A MAZE. established since 2008 is an international label in the field of playful media that includes independent and alternative games, virtual realities and other digital dimensions. Interdisciplinary game and virtual reality centered events and productions transcending media channels and cultures are the signature feature of A MAZE.. A MAZE. is representing the current experimental and artistic movement of thoughtful and reflected playful content in games, virtual reality and playful media. With our festival vision, exhibitions and the pop-up events in different creative scenes including in Croatia, Romania, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, Kosovo, Cuba, UE and Ukraine we building the independent games culture. Our annual festival A MAZE. / Berlin highlights controversial and subversive games and their creators/ authors with the A MAZE. Awards. With our selection we foster a diverse and artistic taste beyond the mainstream.