Update: The NGDC competitors for NM in Gameplay in Oslo have been selected – see you there!
On 5 January, the Nordic Game Discovery Contest Season III caravan travels to Oslo for a second year in a row to join Norway’s popular NM in Gameplay event.
“I’m really looking forward to checking out the latest and upcoming games from Norway,” says NGDC host and Nordic Game CCO Jacob Riis. “We saw so many games of really high quality at the debut NGDC qualifier in Oslo last year. I can’t wait to see this season’s competitors battle it out on stage in our new contest format!”
“We are very happy to welcome NGDC back to Oslo as the last year’s event was a big success!” adds NM in Gameplay organiser Nedin Mutic.
Update: Submissions closed on 18 December, and the selected contestants for the twelfth NGDC Season III qualifier at NM in Gameplay are:
Now it’s up to the competitors to battle it out on stage in front of the NGDC judges and a live audience. The winning team will earn a seat in the NGDC Grand Finals next year at Nordic Game 2019, 22-24 May in Malmö, Sweden, as well as prizes from PR specialists Plan of Attack and Mail.ru.
About the Nordic Game Discovery Contest
In 2016, building on fourteen years of running major successful events in the games industry, including several live-pitching events, selection processes and support systems, Nordic Game 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 III Tour Plan 2018-2019 (more events to be announced)
30-31 Aug: Game Dev Days – Graz, Austria
28-29 Sep: Game Dev Camp – Lisbon, Portugal
4-5 Oct: DevPlay – Bucharest, Romania
4-5 Oct: Northern Game Summit – Kajaani, Finland
11-14 Oct: Game Industry Conference – Poznan, Poland
17-19 Oct: Sweden Game Conference – Skövde, Sweden
20-21 Oct: Athens Games Festival – Athens, Greece
2-3 Nov: GameOn – Vilnius, Lithuania
20-21 Nov: Gamerome – Rome, Italy
28-29 Nov: Make Games Africa – Cape Town, South Africa
7-10 Dec: F&S Play – Bilbao, Spain
5 Jan: NM in Gameplay – Oslo, Norway
31 Jan-2 Feb: Ludicious – Zürich, Switzerland
8-9 Apr: Quo Vadis – Berlin, Germany
11-13 Apr: Reboot Develop – Dubrovnik, Croatia
25-28 Apr: Nordic Game Jam – Copenhagen, Denmark
NGDC Season III Grand Finals
22-24 May: Nordic Game 2019 – Malmö, Sweden
NGDC Season III wild cards
Not attending our partner events? Fear not. The online submission process for a wild card seat at the NGDC Finals will be announced in April 2019. Stay tuned!
Get all the latest NGDC tour details at discovery-contest.nordicgame.com.
NGDC Season III sponsors
NGDC Season III is sponsored by Xsolla, Dolby, Steam, Plan of Attack, Mail.ru and Nordic Game Ventures.
Xsolla ensures the best ideas get made, get seen and get played. Launch, monetize and scale with Xsolla tools and services. Learn more at xsolla.com.
Dolby transforms the science of sight and sound into spectacular experiences. Learn more at www.dolby.com.
The ultimate entertainment platform. Play, connect, create and more – install Steam today and start gaming! Learn more at store.steampowered.com.
About Plan of Attack
Working with the right media at the right time, Plan of Attack helps organisations tell their stories and generate the most value from their projects. Learn more at planofattack.biz.
Mail.Ru Group is the largest internet business in Russia, based on mobile daily audience. Learn more at corp.mail.ru.
About Nordic Game Ventures
Nordic Game Ventures grows great companies and secures future jobs for the Nordic games industry. Learn more at nordicgameventures.com.
Interested in becoming an NGDC partner or sponsor? Contact Nordic Game BD director Teddy Florea here to learn about great opportunities still available for NGDC Season III.