Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
July 15, 2020
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Indie Game Developers Showcase Opens

Indie Game Developers Showcase Opens

March 19, 2007 | By Beth A. Dillon

March 19, 2007 | By Beth A. Dillon
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC, Indie, Student/Education



ECD Systems, involved in anti-piracy and copy protection software, has announced that entries are now being accepted for the company's second-annual Independent Game Developers Showcase, a contest that calls for the best new and unpublished games from independent game designers and self-publishers.

A key addition to this year's event is a new category for casual games, a growing segment that is particularly popular among female gamers. The casual gaming market in the US is projected to be over $2 billion by 2008 according to the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) and the added segment is intended to further raise the profile of casual games.

ECD also has bolstered its support of women gamers and developers through a recently announced platinum sponsorship of the Women in Games International (WIGI) Regional Conference Series.

Building on the success of the 2006 showcase, the 2007 contest includes three stages. First, participants can submit their entries via the showcase site. Visitors to the site, including gamers, developers and publishers, will be able to view the entries and vote on their favorites. Then, a panel of experts will decide the winner and three finalists from the 10 most popular entries in each of the two categories.

Final judging and presentation of prizes will take place in the spring of this year with special recognition given to the grand prize winners during the Austin Game Conference in Austin, Texas, September 5-7, 2007.

For more information or to get involved, visit the Independent Game Developers Showcase website.


Related Jobs

Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[07.15.20]

Character Artist (Blendshapes Focused)
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[07.15.20]

VFX Artist
Remedy Entertainment
Remedy Entertainment — Helsinki, Finland
[07.15.20]

Technical Director
Infinity Ward
Infinity Ward — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[07.14.20]

UI Artist (Temporary)









Loading Comments

loader image