NGDC Grand Finals

Welcome to the twentieth edition of Nordic Game, Europe’s leading games conference and the only event in the world with a dedicated focus on the entire Nordic industry.

NGDC Season V Grand Finals winners

Update: D20Studios with Summoners Fate won the NGDC Season V Game of the Year title and Elvis Morelli Design with Game Over Carrara was voted NGDC Season V People’s Choice by NG21 Autumn participants on the Nordic Game Discord.

Read more about the finalists and winners right here!

NGDC Season IV Grand Final, NG20+

NGDC Season V Grand Finals
The fifth season semi-finals and grand final of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) will take place during NG21 Autumn on 2-5 November.

The season’s NGDC Semi-Finals will air on Thursday, 4 November at 15:05 CET, followed by the NGDC Grand Final, featuring the top three contenders in live pitch competition on Friday, 5 November at 14:45 CET.

The NGDC Season V Grand Finals will mark the conclusion of the NGDC’s latest season, with talented game developers competing in pitching contests at NGDC partner events all over the world since last December.

During NG21 Autumn, the season’s finalists will battle for the prestigious NGDC Game of the Year title as well as votes for the People’s Choice Award. See all the NGDC Season V finalists at

Vote for the People’s Choice Award
Which NGDC finalist game and studio do you think deserves to be discovered most? Vote for your favorite finalist on the Nordic Game Discord channel during NG21 Autumn. The team that garners the most votes will win the coveted NGDC Season V People’s Choice Award!

Here are the team and game presentations of the 12 Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) Season V finalists:
NGDC Season V Finalist – Design Imps (South Africa) presenting The Endless Wyrd

NGDC Season V Finalist – Arik Zurabian and Edo Brenes (Norway) presenting Dude, Where is My Beer?

NGDC Season V Finalist – Quartomundo (Brazil) presenting The Light of the Darkness

NGDC Season V Finalist – Capricia Productions (Israel) presenting Of Bird and Cage

NGDC Season V Finalist – D20 Studios (US) presenting Summoners Fate

NGDC Season V Finalist – Funky Dango (US) presenting There You Are

NGDC Season V Finalist – Code Three Fifty One (Portugal) presenting Project Haven

NGDC Season V Finalist – Elvis Morelli Design (Italy) presenting Game Over Carrara

NGDC Season V Finalist – HitGrab Game Labs (Canada) presenting Clan O’Conall and the Crown of the Stag

NGDC Season V Finalist – Roy Theunissen (Netherlands) presenting Whirler

NGDC Season V Finalist – Mooneaters (Poland) presenting Everdream Valley

NGDC Season V Finalist – VARSAV Game Studios (Poland) presenting Giants Uprising

Congratulations to the finalists and welcome to the NGDC Season V Grand Finals!

NGDC Season V sponsors

NGDC Season V is sponsored by Xsolla, Intel, Microsoft, Tencent Games, WhisperGames and Nordic Game Ventures, in partnership with Games Branding, DDM and 80 Level.

Become an NGDC partner!
Contact us here to learn about great opportunities now available with the sixth season tour, which already kicks-off this December and runs until the next grand finals at the fall edition of Nordic Game in 2022 🙂

NGDC Finals, NG18

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.

Learn more NGDC Season V qualifiers, wild cards and finals, and get all the latest results at!

NG21 Autumn

About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2021 marks its nineteenth and twentieth editions. Gathering thousands of industry professionals in the spring and autumn each year, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Nordic Game doubles up online following our spring edition with NG21 Autumn on 2-5 November, and returns to Slagthuset in Malmö for NG22 Spring, both online and in the venue, on 17-20 May.

Get your passes to the fall edition of Europe’s leading games industry event right here!

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