Ben Myres

Co-founder of Nyamakop & Game Designer

Ben Myres is co-founder and Creative Director of Johannesburg-based games studio, Nyamakop. In 2018 they released the multi-nominated and award winning, ‘Semblance’, which became the first African developed game to ever release on a Nintendo console, Ben was previously programme manager of A MAZE. / Johannesburg, and co-curated, Africade, the first gallery exhibition to focus solely on African video games. In 2018, he was named part of Forbes Africa’s ’30 under 30′.

Semblance is a puzzle platformer where your character and the world it inhabits is made of playdough. Squish, squash and deform your character and the world to solve puzzles in Semblance’s soft, bouncy world.

Join us and meet the creators of Semblance!