Join Nordic Game Discovery Contest season two!

NGDC SEASON 2: THE FINALISTS

Follow the qualifiers and winners as they make their way to the NGDC finals at NG18 in May!
First qualifier, 12 Sept. Breadcrumbs wins at Dev.Play

On 12 September, “Yaga” won the first Nordic Game Discovery Contest S2 qualifier at the Dev.Play in Bucharest.

Second qualifier, 16 Sept. Dbabicius wins at GameOn conference

On 16 September, “PyroMind” won the second Nordic Game Discovery Contest S2 qualifier at the GameOn conference in Vilnius.

Third qualifier, 30 Sept. Crowdwork wins at Slovenian Game Conf.

On 30 September, “Lightspeed Frontier” won the third NGDC S2 qualifier at the Slovenian Game Conference in Ljubljana.

Fourth qualifier, 5 Oct. Rusto wins at Northern Game Summit

On 5 October “Drunk-Fu: Wasted Masters” won the fourth NGDC S2 qualifier at the Northern Game Summit in Kajaani.

Fifth qualifier, 19 Oct. Storm in a Teacup at Sweden Game Conf.

On 19 October Italian “Close to the Sun” won the NGDC S2 qualifier at Sweden Game Conference in Skövde, Sweden.

Sixth qualifier, 28 Oct. Happyland wins at Athens Games Festival

On 28 October, Happyland Entertainment with “Go Heroes: Prometheus” won the NGDC S2 qualifier at Athens Games Festival in Greece.

Seventh qualifier, 24 Nov. at GameDev Camp

Stay tuned to find out the NGDC qualifier winner at GameDev Camp, 24 Nov. in Lisbon, Portugal.

Eighth qualifier, 29-30 Nov. at AzPlay

Stay tuned to find out the NGDC qualifier winner at AzPlay, 29-30 Nov. in Bilbao, Spain.

Ninth qualifier, 13 Jan. at NM in Gameplay

Stay tuned to find out the NGDC qualifier winner at NM in Gameplay, 13 Jan. 2018 in Oslo, Norway.

Tenth qualifier, 23 Jan. at Ludicious Game Festival

Stay tuned to find out the NGDC qualifier winner at Ludicious Game Festival, 23 Jan. 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland.

Eleventh qualifier, 12-13 Apr. at Dubai Game Conference

Stay tuned to find out the NGDC qualifier winner at Dubai Game Conference, 12-13 Apr. 2018 in Dubai, UAE.

Twelfth qualifier, 16 Apr. at Nordic Game Jam

Stay tuned to find out the NGDC qualifier winner at Nordic Game Jam, 16 Apr. 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Thirteenth qualifier, 19-21 Apr. at Reboot Develop

Stay tuned to find out the NGDC qualifier winner at Reboot Develop, 16 Apr. 2018 in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

NGDC finals, 23-25 May at Nordic Game 2018

Stay tuned to find out the NGDC finals Season 2 champion at Nordic Game 2018, 23-25 May in Malmö, Sweden.

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About Nordic Game Discovery Contest

NGDC Season 2, June 2017 - May 2018
With thousands of new titles released each year, the competition to get noticed is fiercer than ever.
 
Joining the NGDC gives you a shot at getting your game discovered!

Building on 14 years of running major successful events in the games industry, including several live-pitching events, selection processes and support systems, Nordic Game has created the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) – an exciting, competitive challenge, where selected game projects are showcased at live-pitch events in several countries.

Are you developing, or have you already developed a game that deserves more attention than it’s received so far? Are you attending one of the events on the NGDC Season 2 tour? If so, visit the event website to submit your game, and prepare to go on stage for a qualifying round - and maybe all the way to the NGDC finals at Nordic Game 2018, 23-25 May in Malmö, Sweden.

Get your game discovered • As a finalist, a shot at some great prizes, including a free PR campaign, courtesy of Plan of Attack • Meet potential partners and investors among the companies following the contest • Two full conference passes for NG18 • Unlimited access to the NG18 MeetToMatch system • A complimentary booth/table in the NG18 Game Discovery Showcase (23-25 May)

NGDC Season 2 Tour Plan (more events will be announced!)

Qualifiers: 11-12 Sep – DevPlay – Bucharest, Rumania 16-17 Sep – GameOn – Vilnius, Lithuania 29-30 Sep – Slovenian Games Conference – Ljubljana, Slovenia 5-6 Oct – Northern Game Summit – Kajaani, Finland 18-20 Oct – Sweden Game Conference – Skövde, Sweden 27-29 Oct – Athens Game Festival – Athens, Greece 24 Nov – GameDev Camp – Lisbon, Portugal 29-30 Nov – AzPlay – Bilbao, Spain 13 Jan 2018 – NM in Gameplay – Oslo, Norway 23 Jan – Ludicious Game Festival – Zurich, Switzerland 12-13 Apr – Dubai Game Conference – Dubai, UAE 16 Apr – Nordic Game Jam – Copenhagen, Denmark 19-21 Apr – Reboot Develop – Dubrovnik, Croatia

Grand Finals: 23-25 May - Nordic Game 2018 - Malmö, Sweden

Winners from the qualifiers will earn a place in the Nordic Game Discovery Contest Finals at Nordic Game 2018, 23-25 May in Malmö, Sweden.

NGDC wild cards

Are you not attending our partner events? Fear not. Our online submission for a wild card seat at the NGDC Finals will be announced very soon. Stay tuned!

The Nordic Game Discovery Contest is sponsored by Nordisk Film Games, Appodeal and Nordic Game Ventures.

Partners

Learn more about the companies supporting the second season of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest
Nordisk Film Games

“We want to fund, and actively support, the creation of the most successful global game IPs created in the Nordics.”

Martin Walfisz, Senior Partner, Nordisk Film Games

Appodeal

“Unleash your app’s revenue with just one SDK.”

Pavel Golubev, Founder & CEO, Appodeal

Nordic Game Ventures

“Investing in the games industry is evolving, but still very challenging, and requires unique contacts and skills.”

Erik Robertson, MD, Nordic Game Ventures

NGDC Season 2 updates

Get the latest Nordic Game Discovery Contest updates - where selected game projects are showcased at live-pitch events across Europe and around the globe.

Get in touch

To learn more about NGDC and to participate as a contestant or sponsor, contact us today!