IGDB partners with Indie Prize!

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We’re proud to announce we are an official partner of Indie Prize!

At IGDB we’ve never been shy about our love and passion for the industry, we are gamers after all! One aspect of the industry dear to us is of course helping out indie developers, which lead to this exciting new partnership with Indie Prize. Their value aligns perfectly with our own view of the industry and we’re very excited to be a part of it to help talented indie game studios find their way into this international scholarship program!

Indie Prize, a scholarship program for the best and brightest independent game developers supported by Computer Games Association (CGA) and Greenlit Content.

If you are an indie dev and would like to apply for a nomination, you can submit your application here, best of luck!

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The next instalment of Indie Prize will be at London’s Casual Connect 28–30 May

Can you introduce yourself and tell us what is your involvement with Indie Prize is?

I work with developers and publishers to involve them in Casual Connect conference for productive networking and deal establishment. Our main goal is to create a space where talented developers can meet with each other as well as meet business side of the industry — that is what Casual Connect is focused on!

What is the history of the Indie Prize, how did it come to be?

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Indie Prize was established as a showcase in 2013 and grew into an international scholarship program for independent developers with 1500 game submissions per year. Since we receive more submissions than we can fit at the showcase we invited industry professionals from leading companies to volunteer and help us select the most promising games to the showcase through a judging process. More than 170 times local events and contests nominated their best indie games to Indie Prize as a part of collaboration deals. We have 4 shows every year in USA, Asia, Western Europe and Eastern Europe/MENA regions that gives us a chance to host developers from all over the world, even from most distant countries and connect them with industry leaders.

This is truly a global event! How do you go about breaking the barriers and remaining unbiased?

What are the nomination categories?

Best Game Audio
Best Game Design
Best Game Art
Best Game Narrative
Best Multiplayer Game
The best kids and family game
Best Mobile Game
Most Innovative Game
Best In Show: Audience Choice

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How are the nominees chosen?

Does the jury rotate each year?

The industry landscape has changed a lot since the first Indie Prize, would you say the concept behind ‘indie dev’ evolved alongside?

Blizzard never applied though, so it works so far :)

Can you share any success story from past nominees?

The indie scene is synonymous with passion, what does it mean to you to support and empower indie devs?

Any word of advice for all the developers submitting their games?

Make sure your game is accessible to everybody with a link when you submit it — so many cases when game weren’t accessible in time for judging.

Thank you Yuliya! We look forward to see all the amazing indie submissions for Casual Connect London :)

If you want to keep track of how IGDB is evolving and share your thoughts and suggestions, Discord is a good place to grab us for a chat! If not feel free to shoot us an email!

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