Latest news (most recent first)
Update! Sweden Game Conference hosts NGDC again – learn more here.
Update! PyroMind wins NGDC qualifier at GameOn – learn more here.
Update! NGDC finalists at GameOn ready to battle! – learn more here.
Update! Yaga wins first NGDC S2 qualifier at Dev.Play – learn more here.
Update! NGDC qualifier finalists at Dev.Play announced – learn more here.
Update! Nordisk Film Games joins NGDC Season 2 – learn more here.
Update! Nordic Game Discovery Contest returns to Kajaani – learn more here.
Update! Slovenian Games Conference to host NGDC in Sept. – learn more here.
Update! Learn how the Discovery Contest tour plan is evolving right here.
NGDC Season 2
Building on 14 years of running major successful events in the games industry, including several live-pitching events, selection processes and support systems, Nordic Game launched the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) in 2016 – an exciting, competitive challenge, where selected game projects are showcased at live-pitch events in several countries.
TeamOcmo’s NGDC “Game of the Year” win and award ceremony at NG17 concluded a fantastic Nordic Game Discovery Contest debut season, and raises a high bar for the studios and teams to follow in the upcoming 2017-2018 tour.
NGDC Season 2 Tour Plan (more events will be announced!)
11-12 Sep – DevPlay – Bucharest, Rumania
16-17 Sep – GameOn – Vilnius, Lithuania
29-30 Sep – Slovenian Games Conference – Ljubljana, Slovenia
5-6 Oct – Northern Game Summit – Kajaani, Finland
18-20 Oct – Sweden Game Conference – Skövde, Sweden
27-29 Oct – Athens Game Festival – Athens, Greece
24 Nov – GameDev Camp – Lisbon, Portugal
25-26 Nov – Game Factory – Chisinau, Moldova
29-30 Nov – AzPlay – Blibao, Spain
23 Jan 2018 – Ludicious Game Festival – Zurich, Switzerland
April – Dubai Game Conference – Dubai, UAE
19-21 Apr – Reboot Develop – Dubrovnik, Croatia
20 Apr – Nordic Game Jam – Copenhagen, Denmark
23-25 May – Nordic Game 2018 – Malmö, Sweden
The full line-up of NGDC partner events and qualifying rounds will be announced very soon – and next year, the season finals will yet again be held at Nordic Game, namely NG18 on 23-25 May, 2018.
About the Nordic Game Discovery Contest
Learn more about the Nordic Game Discovery Contest, Season 1 partner events and competing games here.
About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2017 was its fourteenth year. Gathering over 2,000 games industry professionals in Malmö annually, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Learn more about last spring’s Nordic Game and NG18, 23-25 May at conf.nordicgame.com.