The finalists of the third Nordic Game Discovery Contest have been announced. Coming from the winners of 15 nations’ regional heats the overall winner will be chosen on May 24th at Nordic Game.
May 2nd 2019 – Malmö, Sweden: The Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) is coming to a close as an ultimate winner is set to be selected on 24 May at Nordic Game 2019. Now in its third year, the event pits exciting, lesser-known game projects against each other in a live pitch competition which has seen qualifiers running in 14 European countries, as well as one in South Africa.
NGDC 2019 Finalists:
- “Path Out” – by Causa Creations
Qualified at Game Dev Days, Austria
- “Keg Wars” – by Flying Pan Studio
Qualified at Game Dev Camp, Portugal
- “Bossgard” – by Sand Sailor Studios
Qualified at Devplay, Romania
- “Skábma – Polar Night” – by Red Stage Entertainment Oy
Qualified at Northern Game Summit, Finland
- “Metamorphosis” – by Ovid Works
Qualified at GIC, Poland
- “Pendula Swing” – by Valiant Games
Qualified at Sweden Game Conference, Sweden
Qualified at Athens Games Festival, Greece
- “Tacticool” – by Panzerdog
Qualified at GameOn, Lithuania
- “Dusk” – by Dusk Developers
Qualified at GameRome, Italy
- “Drawkanoid” – by QCF Design
Qualified at Make Games Africa, South Africa
- “Islabomba” – by Sons of a Bit
Qualified at F&S Play Festival, Spain
Qualified at NM in Gameplay, Norway
- “One Hand Clapping” – by Bad Dream Games
Qualified at Ludicious, Switzerland
- “Interrogation” – by Critique Gaming
Qualified at Reboot Develop Blue, Croatia
- “Vokabulantis” (working title) – by Kong Orange
Qualified at Nordic Game Jam, Denmark
As well as the listed finalists, one last nominee is set to be revealed next week as an NGDC wildcard submission. This is going to be a brand new entrant that has not been previously seen at any of the qualifying events.
The NGDC 2019 overall winner will be crowned on Thursday 24th May, the last day of Nordic Game 2019.
About the Nordic Game Conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Europe, and 2019 is its sixteenth year. Gathering over 2,000 games industry professionals in Malmö annually, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Learn more about Nordic Game 2019, 22-24 May at Slagthuset in Malmö, Sweden at conf.nordicgame.com.
About the Nordic Game Discovery Contest
In 2016, building on fourteen years of organising successful games industry activities, including the annual Nordic Game conference and exhibition, regional funding programs, overseas networking events and other developer support initiatives, we introduced the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) – an exciting, competitive challenge where selected game projects are showcased live in pitch competitions at partner events across Europe.