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Time is running out to join the revolutionary gaming initiative
which will see one gamers’ vision put into production, and a
new gaming concept launched to the gaming community.
Gioteck, the fastest growing console peripherals brand in
Europe, is looking for someone with an idea for a peripheral never
seen before, that will enhance gaming experiences and potentially
change the way we play forever!
Registration for Design Challenge closes on 31st December and
budding designers are then challenged to submit initial 2D concept
designs early next year. The best 12 ideas will be taken forward to
a live ‘Dragon’s Den’ style pitch where entrants
will have the opportunity of a lifetime, presenting their ideas to
a panel of leading industry experts and the chance to win the
ultimate prize for any gaming enthusiast.
With a prize package worth up to £500,000, the winner
will receive a 12 month paid apprenticeship with
Gioteck’s development team, plus the opportunity to put their
own gaming design concept into mass production, earning royalties
from sales as well as a MacBook Pro and CAD software.
As an added bonus, the Gioteck Design Challenge winner will be
flown out to Hong Kong then on to China on a fascinating trip to
see the manufacturing process of Gioteck products at a major
Andy Green Creative Director at Gioteck comments: “The
Gioteck product range is designed by gamers for gamers. We have
launched the Design Challenge competition to give gaming
enthusiasts an opportunity to showcase their ideas for the future
to some of the leading figures in the industry in a bid to drive
the industry into unchartered territory’s and take gaming to
a whole new level.
“We believe the next pioneering idea will come from a
gamer and are looking forward to working alongside one winner to
put their vision into production.
“All you need to enter is an idea, and that idea could
land you ultimate life-changing gaming prize!”
The whole process will be filmed to create a mini-series for
Future TV, currently code named ‘The Apprentices Den’,
showcasing the designers and their ideas to the gaming community
The recruitment drive is now on and budding designers have until
31stDecember to fill out the online application form and register
for the competition at