Nordic Game Awards 2017 – Nominees revealed

Nordic Game Awards 2017 – Nominees revealed

A highlight of the annual Nordic Game conference, this year’s edition of the Nordic Game Awards takes place in the Unreal Theatre, the main auditorium of Slagthuset, on Thursday, 18 May at 18:00. Here are the games nominated for the 2017 Nordic Game Awards Nordic Game of the Year – Small Screen Nordic studios make great games in all formats, and mobile platforms in particular have seen many stellar Nordic titles. Some of the latest standouts have been nominated for the “Nordic GotY – Small Screen” award, including Supercell’s smash…

Indie Prize Singapore – 100 Finalists Announced

Indie Prize Singapore – 100 Finalists Announced

Indie Prize, an international scholarship program created by Casual Games Association (CGA) for independent game developers, has published the full list of participants for May’s showcase at Casual Connect Asia. Out of hundreds of submissions, the top 100 games as voted by our judges will be showcased during the event on May 16 to 18, 2017, at the Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa. Developers from 52 countries applied for the international Indie Prize scholarship in Singapore. Independent judges from leading game industry companies have participated in the selection…

devcom call for papers submission deadline extended until May 12

devcom call for papers submission deadline extended until May 12

In line with its remit to provide top-quality games industry business content, organizers of the all-new game developer platform event devcom have extended the call for papers submission deadline until May 12. devcom opens its doors for the first time from August 20–24, 2017 in Cologne. Industry experts and insiders are invited to submit their as-yet unpublished talks, panels, case studies etc. in the areas of Virtual Reality, Mobile Games, Business and Production, as well as for the following tracks: Programming Design Audio Diversity Monetization eSports The keynotes, panels and…

40th edition of Casual Connect | Casual Connect Asia 2017 First insights

40th edition of Casual Connect | Casual Connect Asia 2017 First insights

Casual Connect Asia 2017 will be held in Singapore on May 16–18 by Casual Games Association, an international trade organization for the video games industry. Over 1,200 professionals from all parts of the gaming industry, including 150 high-level speakers will gather at Hard Rock Hotel, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore. Additionally 100 of the best and brightest indie developer teams will showcase their newest projects at the Indie Prize Showcase as part of the conference. “We are thrilled to be back in Singapore again and hosting the anniversary edition…

Indie Games at the “Deal Making Event”

Indie Games at the “Deal Making Event”

The games industry networking platform AdoptMyGame.com recently went to Game Connection held in San Francisco from February 27th to March 1st. Here’s some of the connections we had an opportunity to make! AMG Awards Winners The fantastic games which won our AMG Awards are really unique and have different needs. We are proud we could create connections between those developers and new business partners thanks to our booth at Game Connection. Unfortunately I can’t write publicly with whom, that’s confidential information 😉 Now that contact is made, it is up to…

Wargaming.net League Grand Finals 2017 First Details Revealed

Wargaming.net League Grand Finals 2017 First Details Revealed

Excitement is starting to build as the World of Tanks eSports year gets closer to its culmination: Grand Finals 2017. With Challenger and Champions Rumbles’ epic matches fresh in our memories, the storylines are rife with potential and promise. Who will stand atop the world in 2017? Will last year’s finest defend their current title? Will we see new talent rise to the top? The 2017 World Champion title is up for grabs, and the road to it begins today as we reveal the first details about the upcoming championship….

First ever showcase of SOEDESCO’s brand new IP and game AereA at EGX Rezzed

First ever showcase of SOEDESCO’s brand new IP and game AereA at EGX Rezzed

Publisher SOEDESCO will be present at EGX Rezzed with a first ever playable version of its freshly announced IP and game AereA; a music themed Action RPG in which music is both the player’s best friend and worst enemy. 8-Bit Armies Besides AereA, SOEDESCO is showcasing fully integrated controller support for 8-Bit Armies for the first time. 8-Bit Armies is an RTS with an 8-Bit Voxel art-style and quick & easy to understand gameplay, made by Petroglyph Games, the team who brought us the Command & Conquer series. World to…

Application deadline nearing for Indie Prize Singapore 2017

Application deadline nearing for Indie Prize Singapore 2017

Indie Prize, a scholarship program supported by Casual Games Association (CGA) for the best and brightest independent game developers, announced that submissions for Indie Prize Singapore 2017 is officially open. Indie Prize Singapore is the 18th edition of the international showcase of indie games that is held during Casual Connect conferences. During Casual Connect Asia 2017, which takes place May 16-18, 100 of the best indie games from all over the world will be featured. More details on the conference include: Location: Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8…

The IMGA Announces Final Winners for its 13th edition

The IMGA Announces Final Winners for its 13th edition

The International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) today announced the winners of their 13th Global edition. In total, the jury selected 16 winners from a shortlist of 159 nominees that were previously hand-picked from nearly 3000 submissions. This year’s Grand Prix goes to the worldwide hit Pokémon GO, while the one-man indie developer Martin Magni won the Jury’s Honorable Mention with his puzzle game Mekorama. Online voters chose Sky Garden: Farm in Paradise as the winner of the People’s Choice Award, with a record of 7000 votes from all over the…

GDC 2017 ID@Xbox Gaming For Everyone Award Winner

GDC 2017 ID@Xbox Gaming For Everyone Award Winner

Last night, at the Independent Games Festival in San Francisco, independent game developers from around the world came together to celebrate the talent, beauty, and creativity that exists within the industry. Gamers are as unique and diverse as the world around us and Independent Games play a critical role in expanding the worlds, narratives, and characters with which gamers interact. This year, ID@Xbox took the opportunity to highlight the work of three amazing developers who are using their craft to celebrate underrepresented voices, whether these voices are the players, the…