On 26 April, three contestants took the stage at Nordic Game Jam in the Danish capital for the final qualifier of this season’s Nordic Game Discovery Contest – and a coveted spot in the NGDC finals at NG19 next month.
The fifteenth NGDC qualifier in Copenhagen saw Danish Kong Orange come out on top, closing out the competition with their game Vokabulantis, a puppet animation game about language and love.
A big congrats to Kong Orange and see you in Malmö at Nordic Game 2019! And a warm thank you to the organisers of Nordic Game Jam for hosting this season’s final NGDC qualifier.
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
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
11-13 Apr: Reboot Develop Blue – 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
The online submission process for a wild card seat has opened – the application deadline is 6 May.
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, Matchmade, 80 Level 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.
Matchmade is the leading influencer marketing platform for games. Founded in Helsinki by games industry veterans Jiri Kupiainen and Leo Lännenmäki in 2014, the company also has offices in Berlin, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Learn more at matchmade.tv.
About 80 Level
80 Level is the best source of valuable information about the gaming industry and its recent trends. Learn more at 80.lv.
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.