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.
Nordic Game Discovery Contest – Season I (2016-2017):
6-7 Oct: Northern Game Summit – Kajaani, Finland
19 Oct: Konsoll 2016 – Bergen, Norway
21 Oct: Sweden Game Conference – Skövde, Sweden
20-22 Apr: Reboot Develop – Dubrovnik, Croatia
21 Apr: Nordic Game Jam – Copenhagen, Denmark
24-26 Apr: Quo Vadis – Berlin, Germany
8 May: NGDC Season I wild cards announced
17-19 May: NGDC Season I Finals/NG17 – Malmö, Sweden
NGDC Season I was sponsored by Nordisk Film Games, GamesIndustry.biz and Nordic Game Ventures.
Nordic Game Discovery Contest – Season II (2017-2018):
11-12 Sep: DevPlay – Bucharest, Romania
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 Games Festival – Athens, Greece
24 Nov: Game Dev Camp – Lisbon, Portugal
29-30 Nov: AzPlay – Bilbao, Spain
13 Jan: NM in Gameplay – Oslo, Norway
23 Jan: Ludicious Game Festival – Zurich, Switzerland
25 Jan: Gamesforum – London, UK
16 Apr: Nordic Game Jam – Copenhagen, Denmark
19-21 Apr: Reboot Develop – Dubrovnik, Croatia
8 May: NGDC Season II wild cards announced
23-25 May: NGDC Season II Finals/NG18 – Malmö, Sweden
NGDC Season II was sponsored by Nordisk Film Games, Appodeal, Nordic Game Ventures and Steam.
Our warmest congratulations to the NGDC Season I & II qualifier winners and grand champions. It will be very exciting to follow all of these talented developers in the future.
Also a very big thank you to our NGDC Season I & II sponsors – Nordisk Film Games, GamesIndustry.biz and Nordic Game Ventures (Season I) and Nordisk Film Games, Appodeal, Nordic Game Ventures and Steam (Season II) – as well as our partners across Europe.
The NGDC’s third season features a new, enhanced live pitch format, introducing round-based, intense on-stage competition for points and glory in the qualifiers and finals – more entertaining for the live audience, as well as fun and rewarding for the contestants. Follow all the action right here on discovery-contest.nordicgame.com.