Gaming is the guideline of The Overkill festival. It transgresses into the many fields of education, art and entertainment and is one of the oldest forms of human social interactions.

At The Overkill we present an overview of the many different ways humans are able to interact with games, beginning with Board Games and the first Pong Machines, (Retro) to Arcade Games, Local Area Network (LAN), Gaming, Console Games, Augmented Reality and Independent Games.

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

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

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

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