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Submissions open for Develop:Brighton Indie Showcase

Develop:Brighton’s annual search for the next big thing in independent games development is underway.

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Develop:Brighton’s annual search for the next big thing in independent games development is underway as submissions open for its fifth Indie Showcase.

The conference’s free-to-enter Indie Showcase celebrates the very best of indie game development with an exhibition featuring the ten best entries as chosen by a panel of experts, chaired by Assyria Games’ Adam Green.

All 10 finalists receive two free Indie Dev Day conference passes, up to five Expo passes, pre-event publicity and a profile on the event website, plus the opportunity to show off their games to around 1,800 developers and publishers at the event.

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Applicants wishing to enter must comply with the following rules:

  • 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 to enter is 11 May 2015. For more details visit the Develop:Brighton website.

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