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Last week we worked harder with our imagination and dived into the world of the games, unleashing our creativity and experiencing feelings of nostalgia .The simplicity, the minimalism and the lightness of the pixels were so tempting. The Winner for this week's vote is Keylocker | Turn Based Cyberpunk Action by Moonana from Brazil! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"Keylocker is a Cyberpunk turn based rhythm JRPG inspired by the Mario&Luigi RPG series and Chrono Trigger, in which you play as the singer and songwriter, BOBO in a world without music, where she and the Jukebot Drummer Rocket will fight the authorities with the power of melody. - - Battle the authorities, unlock the secrets of Saturn, play on your own bands' concerts and hack into the network to bring an end to this corrupt system, for better or worse. - -"

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Do you share a passion for creativity? Then the only limit is your imagination. Next week we have selected Pixel Art Games, so lets explore together some awesome games which will unleash your creativity and bring back a nostalgic feeling.

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Aeon Drive
2Awesome Studio, Netherlands
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This week's Nominees took us into the Battle Arena to fight the enemy until the final fall and got our adrenaline pumping. Glad to see you have all survived the Battle! The Winner for this week's vote is Codename Mallow by Ancalabro from Canada! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"Codename Mallow is an adrenaline-charged versus multiplayer game with armless melee battles, one-hit-kill weaponry, and wildly unpredictable stages. Duel for Ninja Supremacy with up to 4 friends in local or online play. Demo available NOW!"

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Do you enjoy fighting and mashing every button you desire? Are you prepared for the battle? Then let's look together next week's games and get ready to fight until the final fall.

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Codename Mallow
Ancalabro, Canada
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We all have an untold story inside us don't we? This week we had story games where you could train your imagination and discover things you have never experienced before. The Winner for this week's vote is Helheim Hassle by Perfectly Paranormal from Norway! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"Helheim Hassle is a narrative adventure game with puzzle platforming elements. Play as Bjørn, a pacifist Viking that can detach and combine limbs at will to solve challenging puzzles and get out of uncomfortable situations involving desperate Norse Gods, Goblins, Dragons, and angry skeletons."

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We interviewed a bunch of game developers from all over the world about their experiences and lessons learned from taking part in game jams. We collected top tips from their interviews to help you navigate the challenging but fun process of making a game during a game jam. Check out the tips below!

You can read the full developer interviews in our blog.

Tip #1
Experiment and design freely! Don't limit yourself and go off charts. Just do what you feel like and don't overthink it.

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Story games are good to check out when you are a bit tired of playing for scores :) This week we have selected story games which will move your heart.

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Arcanbreak
Kisuarts, Finland
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VR games is relatively new game genre but it has grown so fast and there are lot of great VR games, and we didn't miss the greatest games. The Winner for this week's vote is Quash by Team Quash from France! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"Quash is a VR arcade game where you're swinging your racket, destroying bricks, rising your score and climbing up the campaign."

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The selection of this week's games will give you chance to escape into mesmerizing cyberspace. Let's check them out and jump into another reality, new dimentions!

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


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Arcaxer
Overrun Games,
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Although the idea of couch gaming is a bit limited for everyone at this time, now we know what to play with friends after situations back to normal! The Winner for this week's vote is Grid Fight - Mask of the Goddess by Playtra Games from United Kingdom! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"Grid Fight is a beautifully hand-drawn, grid-based Action/Strategy/RPG where you fight, recruit and unlock the powers of more than 100 female warriors in a race to cure the sickness that is killing the Goddesses of the world."

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Online play gets popular but we all still love to play local multiplayer games with friends in real life. Get together with friends and compete with each other in couch games and laugh a lot!

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


From the Shadows
Team Spooky, France
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This week we had challenging strategy games where you test your skills and use your competence to expand your empire, space factories and secret agencies. The Winner for this week's vote is Rising Lords by Argonwood from Germany! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"Rising Lords is a medieval turn-based strategy game with card and board game elements. Send your serfs to fight and die in your name... or let them prosper, and use them to your advantage! Collect taxes and resources. "

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Plan carefully, make a good decision and move on! This week we picked up strategy games where you can be the great leader at medieval times, secret agency or even at space factories.

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Final Upgrade
Final Upgrade, Russia
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We're you haunted by many good horror games this week? We heard you scream! It seems you found good ghost friends. The Winner for this week's vote is Dark Fracture by Twisted II Studio from Israel! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"Dark Fracture is an indie psychological horror game played in first-person, targeted for early access release in 2021. Between reality and a nightmare. Sanity and madness. In Dark Fracture the player explores a world that's ever-changing. Face your character's inner turmoil and chaos. Walk the edge of madness in their shoes in this thrilling first-person psychological horror experience."

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Here are the spooky, scary horror games to play at Halloween. Let's go check all these games before ghosts haunt you! Hold on, isn't there someone in your room, staring at you...? Look, there is someone behind you...

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Alice(愛莉澄)
838s Maniacs, Japan
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This week we were well locked and loaded to enjoy all unique FPS games as elite sharpshooters. Good to see you all survived! The Winner for this week's vote is Receiver 2 by Wolfire Games from USA! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"Receiver 2 simulates every internal part of each firearm based on manufacturer schematics and gunsmithing resources. Learn exactly how each sidearm works, including how to load and unload them, clear malfunctions, and operate their safety features."

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Get ready for this week's Nominees have their weapons Locked & Loaded and bullets will fly as they will try to blast their way to Victory!

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Leap of Champions
Leaf games & software, Italy
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This week we took our adventurous spirits with us and went on an adventure with some awesome games. The Nominees sure did take us on an Adventure and the Winner is "Dr Livingstone, I presume?" by Vulpesoft from Poland! Congrats to the winner and big thanks again to all the Nominees and voters!

"As Henry Stanley, you came to Africa to find the missing Dr Livingstone. Explore a mysterious building full of closed doors and unusual objects. Solve puzzles to achieve your goal!"

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Hello and welcome to our newest part of the interview series! We have recently been interviewing game developers around the globe regarding Game Jams and about being a game developer. In this part we interview Jason (JBo) about his experience with Game Jams! This year, he has developed a game called Japanese Romaji Adventure and it is participating in this year's Game Development World Championship!

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Grab your pants with infinitely deep pockets, collection of weird knickknacks that somehow just fit together and make more weird trinkets, and follow that floating cursor-like thing for whatever unknown lies behind the edge of the screen, for this week we're heading for an ADVENTURE!

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

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This week's Nominees took our back to the Medieval times with swords swinging, armor clashing, and spells flying. They had spells at medieval times right? Anyway, we have a Winner! Popup Dungeon by a family run indie game studio from USA, Triple-B-Titles! Congrats to the Winners and big thanks again to all Nominees and voters!

"A papercraft roguelike RPG that lets you create any weapon, ability, enemy, hero, and game imaginable. Popup Dungeon blurs the line between customization and creation."

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In today's interview we have two game developers from different corners of the world. Welcome Choi Je Hyun from South Korea and Jari Hanski from Team Scallywags from Sweden! Choi Je Hyun participates this year in the GDWC 2020 with game BouncyCell, an Android arcade game where you fight a virus. Jari Hanski's game Scallywags! also participated this year. It's a chaotic, couch co-op game where you and your friends need to survive the journey over the open seas.

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All of this week's Nominees bring us back to the medieval times with takes on the theme and different mechanics. Check out the games below.

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Elemental Dungeon
Combo Travellers, China
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This week our Nominees were picked from our Community Discord Server, and the Winner is PROJECT D: Human Risen by Cat Games from Indonesia! Congrats to the Winning Team and thanks to all Nominees and voters!

"Project D: Human Risen is a multiplayer survival game with many islands to explore, build unique vehicles, and survive where players are the last human on earth. - - The year is 2022, earth hit by terror of extinction, a new virus called D-VIRUS spread fast enough to trigger human extinction. To prevent human extinction, researchers from all over the world gathered to find solution, after a long discussion, they name their project as Doomsday Project. - -"

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We're once again having a chat with a couple of awesome game developers about game jam game development. Welcome Ethan Jennings from Bacon Studio and Constantin Liétard.

Ethan is participating in this year's Championship with his game Gun Galaxy, in which you play as a gun trying not to die from boss rush.

Constantin in turn is participating in this year's GDWC with three games: Desktop Garden, Breached, and Grove Groove. He also took part in the GDWC 2018 with his game KHAMSIN and took the 3rd place in the Game Jam category.

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In this week's Vote we're once again taking a look at a bunch of cool games from our Community Discord Server. Check out the games below and if you're looking to join the Official Developers-only GDWC discord server, you can find the invite link in your profile page.

The voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


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Last week we jumped in with a selection of great platformers and the winner rolled around and grabbed the trophy with their massive paws. Winner is Fat Bear Week by Team Fat Bears from Finland! Congrats to the Winner! And thanks to all voters and Nominees!

"Become the fattest bear before winter comes! Roll around eating food and turning into the biggest bear of the forest! - A third person, single-player action-paced collectathon full of delicious food to eat and secrets to find!"

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Welcome to our newest developer interview! This time we have two Spanish development teams to chat with: Digital Monster Collective and Extrys from the Squirrel Bytes team.

Digital Monster Collective is competing in this year's GDWC with their educational game for children in the autism spectrum, The Wordland Scape. They took the first place in the Fan Favourite vote during the Educational Games week with their game.

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Don't you just sometimes feel like running and jumping around?! Or is that just me? Regardless, this week's games let you do just that. Check out Platfomer Week's games below!

As usual the voting runs until Saturday 10:00 AM Finnish time (GMT+3) and winner moves to the next round of Fan Favorite category.

Check out this week's Nominees:


This week's nominees...


Deep the Game
Goricina Productions, Croatia
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This week we took it easy and relaxed with a bunch of calming and chill games. But the race to top wasn't too chill and in the end Tiny Lands by Hyper Three Studio from Spain took the win!
Big congrats to the winners and thanks to all other Nominees and everyone who voted!

The developers describe Tiny Lands as a "A relaxing low poly isometric game where you have to find the differences in 3D and experience a beautiful environment."

Check out Tiny Lands here.

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