Update: Follow the NGDC’s second season at discovery-contest.nordicgame.com!
The Nordic Game Discovery Contest caravan will arrive at the Athens Game Festival on 28 October to host the sixth qualifier of NGDC’s second season, with five game developers ready to enter the live-pitch competition in Athens.
Each of the five contestants at the Athens Game Festival will pitch their game in front of a panel of experts who will then decide on which project deserves to win and go on to the NGDC finals at next year’s Nordic Game 2018 conference.
The contest takes place from 17:00 in the main hall of the event – and the NGDC contestants at the Athens Game Festival are:
Monsters presenting Apocalypse Cow
Ascanio Entertainment presenting Crash Force
Traptics presenting Ricochet Revolt: Lights Out
Pixel Reign presenting Robbie Swifthand and the Orb of Mysteries
Happyland Entertainment presenting Go Heroes: Prometheus
Learn more about the finalists and the Nordic Game Discovery Contest, as well as the Athens Game Festival right here.
Get all the latest NGDC tour details right here.
About the Nordic Game Discovery Contest
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 has created the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) – an exciting, competitive challenge, where selected game projects are showcased at live-pitch events in several countries.
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 – Bilbao, Spain
13 Jan 2018 – NM in Gameplay – Oslo, Norway
20 Jan – Ludicious Game Festival – Zurich, Switzerland
14 Apr – Dubai Game Conference – Dubai, UAE
16 Apr – Nordic Game Jam – Copenhagen, Denmark
19-21 Apr – Reboot Develop – Dubrovnik, Croatia
23-25 May – Nordic Game 2018 – Malmö, Sweden
Winners from the qualifiers will earn a place in the Nordic Game Discovery Contest Finals at Nordic Game 2018, 23-25 May in Malmö, Sweden.
NGDC wild cards
Are you not attending our partner events? Fear not. Our online submission for a wild card seat at the NGDC Finals will be announced very soon. Stay tuned!
The Nordic Game Discovery Contest is sponsored by Nordisk Film Games, Appodeal and Nordic Game Ventures.
About Nordisk Film Games
Nordisk Film is a leading Nordic entertainment company, distributor of Sony PlayStation products in the region and part of Egmont. Nordisk Film – Games is a new unit investing in Nordic game studios.
Learn more about Nordisk Film Games at www.nordiskfilmgames.com.
Appodeal was Founded by App Publishers for App Publishers. Appodeal was originally created in 2011 as an in-house ad mediation solution for Alfa Production, a mobile apps publishing company with a monthly audience of 4M active users across all apps.
After experimenting with most of the ad networks, mediators, and app monetization tools on the market to monetize Alfa’s apps, Founder & CEO Pavel Golubev was surprised to learn their in-house publisher-centric ad mediation platform actually performed the best — increasing their apps’ ad revenue by an impressive ~270%.
Golubev then realized that all mobile ad tools simply put the advertisers’ interests first, not the publishers. As a result, he decided to launch Appodeal to the public in 2015 — bringing the power back to the mobile app publishers.
Thanks to its innovative publisher-centric ad marketplace where ad networks compete against each other in real-time for every ad impression, Appodeal has significantly increased ad revenue for app publishers and has been growing rapidly ever since.
Learn more about Appodeal’s Win/Win Business Model here.
About Nordic Game Ventures
Nordic Game Ventures aims to grow great companies and secure future jobs while profiting from the greatest Nordic export industry success in ages, the games industry. Nordic Game Ventures is founded by ten Nordic games entrepreneurs and gamer entrepreneurs from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Learn more about Nordic Game Ventures at nordicgameventures.com.