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Develop:Brighton opens Indie Showcase competition

Submissions open for the sixth Develop:Brighton Indie Showcase competition

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Submissions open for the sixth Develop:Brighton Indie Showcase competition

The summer conference season is kicking into gear with a number of events aimed at profiling the best indie development talent. One of the most respected in the UK is the Develop:Brighton Indie Showcase.

This year’s competition will give 10 finalists will have the chance to show their game to around 1,800 developers, publishers and press at Develop:Brighton, held in July. Finalists will also receive some associated conference publicity and two free Indie Dev Day conference passes. Entry to the competition is free but there are a few eligibility rules, so take note.

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Previous Showcase winners include Gunpoint, That Dragon Cancer and iOS title, Darklings.

The Showcase is open to:

  • Studios with no more than 15 people
  • Studios – and games – that are non-publisher funded
  • Games which are not published by a third party at the time of submission
  • Games that have a development budget of less than £1million
  • Games that are created in the “indie spirit”

The deadline for submission is 19 May 2016. The Develop:Brighton conference takes place at the Hilton Brighton Metropole from 12 – 14 July, 2016. Find out more at the Develop:Brighton website.

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