Contestants ready for NGDC in South Africa

Africa Games Week is fast approaching, and the Nordic Game Discovery Contest is once again a major part of the show, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 23-25 February.

On Wednesday, 23 February at 19:00 CET, NGDC Season VI will kick-off with the first qualifier of this year’s tour during Africa Games Week. Many great projects were submitted to this season’s competition in South Africa, and three contestants have now been selected to pitch their games live in Cape Town. They are:

SkinnyBoy Studios (South Africa) with their game Banana Republic
Givit Game Studios (South Africa) with their game A Friend Called Loneliness
KUHLTURS (France) with their game Part of Our World

A big congrats to all the contestants for making it this far 🙂 February’s qualifier during Africa Games Week will now decide which team will earn a seat in the NGDC Season VI Grand Finals this November. Good luck and welcome to Nordic Game!

NGDC Season VI is sponsored by Xsolla, Tencent Games, Microsoft, WhisperGames and Nordic Game Ventures, in partnership with Games Branding.


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About the Nordic Game Discovery Contest
Building on fourteen years of organising successful games industry activities, including the annual Nordic Game conference, regional funding programs, overseas networking events and other developer support initiatives, Nordic Game launched the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) in 2016 – an exciting, competitive challenge where selected game projects are showcased live in pitch competitions at partner events across Europe and around the globe.

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