The Overkill

The Overkill was dit jaar in de Brouwerijstraat 1 te Enschede, beter bekend als de CeeSpot. Deze locatie was vrij lastig te vinden, ook het altijd geniale Google Maps hielp niet mee. Gelukkig werd dit al vroeg opgelost door een medewerker met een rol roze gaffa en de wegmarkeringen die […]

Cultzine TOTF: Overkill 2016 report

Download here the program in PDF: SOUTERAIN 1ST FLOOR The Overkill festival “YOU ARE IN Ctrl” This 48-hour non-stop event is exploring the relations between video games, films, art and science and will be held on 25, 26 & 27 of November 2016 in Enschede, NL Opening hours: Friday 20:00 […]

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Phd graduate, Alejandro Moreno, wrote a thesis about player behavior in the interactive tag playground. After this researches within the program “Interaction for Universal Access” from Commit, he is know working on a system to help visually impaired people navigate public spaces in a socially acceptable manner. (post doctoral research) The lecture starts […]

Alejandro Moreno (UT) “Are we in control when gaming?”

REMEMBERING VR is A POETIC, ALMOST TOTALLY ABSTRACT INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE ABOUT BIRTH. THE PLAYER GOES FROM CONCEPTION TO BIRTH (and a little bit beyond…) “Remembering VR” is close to a ‘lucid dream’ in which you have limited control. With this new VR version of the project, Monobanda PLAY researches what […]

REMEMBERING VR (Monobanda PLAY & SonicPicnic)

Beste bezoeker van The Overkill, Op 30 november en 1 december is het Reisopera TechTrip Festival in Enschede. Hierbij willen we alle bezoekers van The Overkill aanbieden om met korting de voorstelling Les nuits d’été in het festival te bezoeken: een opera. De voorstelling is op woensdag 30 november, 20.30 – 21.30 […]

Reisopera TechTrip Festival in Enschede

After the death of his wife, Craig decides to move with his daughter, Jennifer. After a few days it turns out that the house is inhabited by a dark presence who wants to take possession of the child. One day, in fact, Jennifer disappears and Craig will be forced to […]

The Blind King (Raffaele Picchio)

Nightwing returns home to find a close friend of his murdered. On the hunt for answers and justice, Nightwing steps beyond his normal boundaries of control until he is finally forced to confront the person responsible for this horrific crime. Torn between loyalties, Nightwing is forced to fight in order […]

Nightwing: The Darkest Knight (Matthew Campbell)

Stijdend met haar doelloze bestaan wordt een jonge vrouw naar een parallel universum gehaald vol bizarre karakters en occulte rituelen. Dark Circus is een verhaal van transformatie, een reis naar je innerlijke zelf, van je diepste verlangens naar je ergst nachtmerries.

Dark Circus (Julia Ostertag)

Push Me Pull You is a sports game for 2–4 players. Joined at the waist, you and your partner share a single worm-like body as you wrestle your opponent for control of the ball. It’s a bit like a big hug, or playing soccer with your small intestines. With every […]

Push Me Pull You

Beyond Madness is a group of porn actors feasting on real flesh. Picture a group of maniacs who instead of visiting a sex shop for their fetish weekend and go to a slaughterhouse. Vegetarians and sensitive souls should avoid this one.

Beyond Madness (Luigi Zanuso)

Quirky dark comedy feature film written and directed by Kate Shenton. Filmmaker, Catherine Sweeney is determined to make a zombie horror romantic comedy. However, in order to get the funding, everyone in the industry is telling her to put a talking dog in it. Desperate, Catherine does whatever it takes […]

Egomaniac (Kate Shenton)

In this new version of FX-EYE, David scheidler mixes old fashion technology with interactivity. If the camera is still filming, you get the power to alter, twist and deform, live, the filmed images as far as you like! Additional knobs on the camera controls the realtime video. You take the […]

David Scheidler (“FX-EYE”)

“The tExternal World” from Berlin based philosopher & media artist Martin Pleiss is an immersive Oculus Rift experience in which the the user is confronted with the ideas of Roland Barthes who once declared that a space of meaning for texts to be passed through the reader and to be […]

Martin Pleiss (“The tExternal World”)

The symposium will start at 14:15 and the wearable demo (for a limited amount of visitors) will be from 15:30 to 16:30. THE LABYRINTH experience begins when you enter the labyrinthine multimedia installation. You walk a path as if you are entering the deep crevasses of a brain. Making way […]

Jennifer Kanary Nikilova (“Labyrinth”)

Explore a neon galaxy in your very own battleship in LOVERS IN A DANGEROUS SPACETIME, a thrilling 1- to 4-player couch co-op adventure. Only through teamwork can you triumph over the evil forces of Anti-Love, rescue kidnapped space-bunnies, and avoid a vacuumy demise. Deep space is a dangerous place, but […]

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

With “Dark Superman” the production company Striking Star made a true fan movie with all the heroes and villains of the DC comics. Superman accepts a Red Lantern ring and becomes a member of the Red Lantern Corps with all their powers.

Dark Superman (Jamal Johns)

Mario Warfare is kinda like a 8- part miniseries. This serie serves as a prequil to the original Super Mario Bros game on the Nes. A human Bowser arrives with his airships and Shy Guys to invide the Mushroom Kingdom. Our heroes have to stop him. The well know Fireflowers […]

Mario Warfare (Micah Moore)

Experience the extreme simulated sporting sensation that’s sweeping our digital nation! Mount Your Friends is a fiercely competitive sporting event for you to play with your friends in the contextual security of your own home, assuming that your home is not composed of sexual innuendo.

Mount your Friends

One player is trapped in a virtual room with a ticking time bomb they must defuse. The other players are the “Experts” who must give the instructions to defuse the bomb by deciphering the information found in the bomb defusal manual. But there’s a catch: the experts can’t see the […]

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

There’s only room for one frog at the top! Frog Climbers is a party game where you and friends play as rock climber frogs wrestling up a mountain, using all of the tricks in the book to reach the top first.

Frog Climbers

This 2D monster brawler lets you combine elements to make monsters! Your monster will attack the other monsters and the opponent, but be quick because the other player is summoning monsters too! Use the different elements wisely to get the upper hand in battle. Water –> Fire –> Earth –> […]

Monster Maelstrom

Plug & Play is a wonderful example on how to actively stimulate the part of your brain that you did not know you had. Explore the feelings of anthropoid creatures that go beyond sexuality and reproduction: love. Plug & Play is a surreal play with plugs.

Plug & Play

If we talk about game creation as an artform, the games from the studio “PLAYDEAD” are often mentioned in the same sentence. Games like Limbo & Inside have made the indie game scene known & great!


Cello Fortress is a unique combination of game and live music performance. A cellist defends a fortress by improvising on his cello. Melodies control the guns, dissonant notes activate the flamethrowers. Players from the audience use game controllers to steer their tanks and attack the fortress. The cellist plays live […]

Cello Fortress (Joost van Dongen)

Become your favorite rocker at The Overkill. Buy popular demand the Rock Bands stage with 2 guitars, drums and volas returns so you can rock The Overkill. With a huge and diverse song selection you’ll always have something to do!

Rock Band

Hi! I’m Popsicle Theory and I make music on a gameboy using LSDj! I hope you enjoy my music, feel free to download anything you like, it’s all free! Logo made by Soundcloud Facebook Twitter Bandcamp

Popsicle Theory

The installation automatically catches jaywalkers using live surveillance webcams and gives visitors the choice to report them to the police. Jaywalking gives us an opportunity to watch traffic webcams and decide on the fate of pedestrians recklessly crossing the road. Monitors display LIVE unprotected surveillance footage of intersections in different […]

Dries Depoorter (“Jaywalking”)

Projector Games is one of those games you’ll find on no lists of Top ten best of something.  It’s still in development but an Overkill Classic. Play “Frogger” or “Downfall” with up to 25 people and go bonkers trying to figure out which one of the characters is yours..  Before […]

Projector Games

Director: Klayton Dean Country: United Kingdom Language: English Runtime: 0 h 30 min While dealing with the loss of her mother, a young woman is torn between two worlds – one of good and one of evil. As her unattached state of mind weakens, she turns to drugs and during […]

Feed the Black (Klayton Dean)

Director: George Najdzien Country: United Kingdom Language: English Runtime: 0 h 9 min In this short thriller, both the laws of God and Man, are tested when a Priest places the fate of a Policeman’s life into his own hands for his sins.

Opus Dei (George Najdzien)

Director: Izzy Lee Country: United States Language: English Runtime: 0 h 10 min Detective Diana Olmstead arrives on the scene of a bizarre death: a body with a strange bite wound and a mysterious egg sac on her back. A clue leads her to Innsmouth, where she meets a seductive […]

Innsmouth (Izzy Lee)

Director: Izzy Lee Country: United States Language: English Runtime: 0 h 10 min “How far would you go to help a friend?” Jackson gets in over his head when Liz asks for a favor in this horror comedy.

A Favor (Izzy Lee)

Director: Norberto Ramos Del Val Country: Spain Language: Spanish(EN subs) Runtime: 1 h 10 min A Romeo and Julia love story, but totally different. Norberto shows us a distorted relationship where the role of man and female are turned around. Heaven in Hell is a soft erotic thriller with a […]

Heaven in Hell (Norberto Ramos Del Val)

Director: Ivan Villamel Country: Spain Language: Spanish(EN subs) Runtime: 0 h 09 min On a cold winter night, Laura reads his brother David the story of a strange creature that attacks children. Suddenly, a shiver runs Laura’s body, feeling a strange presence in the house. It’s him.

Mr. Dentonn (Ivan Villamel)

Director: Pablo Absento Country: Japan Language: English Runtime: 0 h 30 min An ancient European superstition says: when someone passes on, you must not say their name for 40 days after the death. What would happen to those who break this rule? Call My Name is a short horror movie […]

Call My Name (Pablo Absento)

Director: Brian Rosenthal Country: United States Language: English Runtime: 0 h 22 min This is a great short! The guys behind WTFLOL combine three great elements. Ash from the Evil Dead franchise, DC Zombies and ‘Tha Main Main’ Lobo, all in a short with a title which doesn’t leave anything […]

Ash vs. Lobo and the DC Dead (Brian Rosenthal)

Director: Bart van Dekken Country: Netherlands Language: Dutch Runtime: 1 h 11 min We start the movie at Wilfried’s home. Here he tells us how he became involved with the paranormal and what his gift means to him. He also tells us that he wants to warn us not to […]

Entity F (Bart van Dekken)

Director: Daniel Benedict Country: United States of America Language: English Runtime: 0 h 37 min Daniel Benedict,writer, filmmaker, musician, action figure designer and fan of Masters of the Universe (MOTU).He created his own figure, with succes and even succeeded to put it in his own MOTU short. 30 April of […]

Fall of Grayskull (Daniel Benedict)

Director: Shawn Ewert Country: United States of America Language: English Runtime: 1 h 45 min A group of young adults decide to go all out for the weekend, including having sex, doing drugs and drinking lots of booze. The village where all of this takes place reminds me of The […]

Sacrament (Shawn Ewert)

Director: Rob Ceus, David Van de Weyer Country: Belgium Language: Dutch Runtime: 0 h 06 min Bride Zombie actually developed through the love of special effects. Rob Ceus and David Van de Weyer are fans of genre movies and in particular zombie movies. They combined this love with making the […]

Bride Zombie (Rob Ceus, David Van de Weyer)

Director: Lance Polland Country: United States of America Language: English Runtime: 1 h 11 min The Hangover meets The Big Bang Theory with Werewolves! That’s the tagline of the new Lance Polland movie Werewolves in Heat. This movies has got the right elements. We’ve got the required tits & ass, […]

Werewolves in Heat (Lance Polland)

Director: Pablo Absento Country: Japan Language: English Runtime: 0 h 09 min This film barely last 10 minutes, but right from the first until the last moment you’re glued to the screen. Pablo chose a magnificent location to film this horror. It’s easy to say that the mysterious forest plays […]

Shi (Pablo Absento)

Director: Greg Lamberson Country: United States of America Language: English Runtime: 1 h 38 min Killer Rack has the right amount of humour and manages to transfer this to the viewer in a good way. The acting is exaggerated and over-the-top, exactly as it should be. Everyone participating on this […]

Killer Rack (Greg Lamberson)

Director: David King Country: Australia Language: English Runtime: 0 h 27 min Y (David King) is immortal, or at least, that’s what he’s been told. Also, he was told that the world around him is a paradise. But if so, why does he have memories of another world and why […]

EXIT (David King)

Director: Federico Sfascia Country: Italy Language: Italian (English subtitles) Runtime: 1 h 30 min Federico Sfascia really knows his classics and used them as a clever inspiration. Without any effort you’ll recognize Bad Taste, Critters, Tetsuo – The Iron Man, Cronenberg, Argento and more. From the very first moment this […]

Alienween – The Melting Movie (Federico Sfascia)