Who we are

We are an independent software studio from Stuttgart, Germany. The main focus of our studio is the development of entertainment software. This includes game development, gamification, serious games and realtime visualizations. Our goal is to help people realise their ideas with our experience and knowledge. We offer training, coaching, workshops, seminars or tutorials for our clients. In addition we also create our own products. These could be indie games, custom entertainment systems, visualizations, VR-, AR- or XR-Apps. The company Studio Merkas was founded by game developer Nikola Merkas.


Ein XBox Controller liegt auf dem Tisch eines Mitarbeiters

Our focus

We specialise in the production of digital entertainment media. We place emphasis on high quality software and provide our industry partners with gaming technology. Our vision is to combine current topics from other industrial fields together with game development. We gamify and bring interactivity into different branches and sectors. This way we create the most enjoyable content in a playful context.

Our claim

We are not only gaming fans, players, developers, 3D / 2D artists and game makers. We are dedicated, curious and multifaceted individuals who love to learn new things and grow with our partners. The delivery of first class software is of paramount importance to us!

Our values

We are young company from Stuttgart who are long term orientated. We protect the sensitive data and projects of our partners. We know the processes and we place high priority on the security. No matter whether we create a realtime application, computer game, app, web game, virtual reality prototype or other software - we stay loyal to our values.

The founder Nikola Merkas working on a mobile project for Google Nexus with Unreal Engine

Our expertise

We founded the company with multiple years of experience in the industry. We share this knowledge and experience by offering many different workshops. In addition we offer single training, seminars, coaching, courses and lectures. The teaching can take place in different cities.

From an idea
to an awesome product

We support our clients in fulfilling their ideas and do so with a high sense of professionalism and passion. An acute awareness of quality and mutual fairness are important values to us. Our clients can take these values for granted.

Our services

- [ ] Our clients can profit from our broad service offer despite our specialization. We offer partial or complete services such as 3D modeling, rigging, texturing, concept creation, animation, programming and high-poly / low-poly modelling. We also offer the production of digital media and their components such as 2D designs, 3D prototypes, game design documents, other concepts, problem solving or just simply consulting services. With this approach our clients can profit more from our service. In the next section we present the business portfolio of Studio Merkas.

A screenshot of the game production Beast Of Prey in the hunted mode for the fitness company MyGym in Sinsheim

Game production

Are you ready for the next level? So are we.


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A screenshot of gamification project (VR Quiz) for the FischerAppelt company.

Gamification

The connection between computer games and industry


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An image composition of a realtime rendering application project for the invention called Solavinea

Realtime

Hi-End graphics with interactive elements


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The image shows Nikola Merkas working with a student

Workshops

Training, coaching, lectures


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An image of an Oculus Go standing on a wooden holder

VR, AR, MR, Whateve-R

Our work is not bound to a specific hardware. We have created projects for VR, AR, MR, desktop PCs, mobile devices and complete new hardware or installations from our clients. We are game developers and we move in an innovative environment. The usage of the newest and most modern technologies belongs to our everyday life. We learn the latest technologies in a playful way and love what we do! We work with passion and complete commitment.

An edited screenshot from the Studio Merkas game called The Misadventures of Denniz and Diana

Next release

The “The Misadventures of Denniz & Diana“ will be the debut game of Studio Merkas. This 2D jump’n’run action game is about the siblings Denniz and Diana. They need to fight, jump, slide or climb through different obstacles. On their way they meet deadly robots which try to stop them. They also meet the creator of all evil. They need to stop him too! Through the following link you can find a complete description of our first game:"The Misadventures of Denniz and Diana".

Now available @ steam

Questions?

Do you have a question for our studio or a business offer? Please feel free to contact us anytime! It is not unusual for our clients to have completely unique, individual projects or the need for just one part of a service. For individual requirements, we take a great deal of time with our clients and discuss our ideas together. In Germany there is a saying: “Asking questions costs nothing”. If you want to ask us anything, just write to us. We wish you well and look forward to receiving your message.


Address

Studio Merkas
Spieleentwicklung & Unterhaltungssoftware

Alte Poststraße 4
D-70173 Stuttgart
Germany

Opening hours (GMT+1):
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 17:00pm