Game Development World Championship 2023 - Summer Season

Indie Award

Awarded for the best commercial game of the Season made by smaller development teams

2023 summer Awards

Watch the GDWC 2023 Summer Season Awards Stream recording below:

Indie Award details

Who can participate?

Indie Award is open for solo developers and smaller development teams who embody the essence of indie game development.

GDWC will Nominate games for the Award from all participants, based on available information.

What games can be submitted?

Games still in-development and games fully released in past 12 months (since March 1st 2022.)

Commercial games only, meaning games aiming that aim to make money.

Games on all digital platforms are accepted.

More than one game can be submitted.

What are the prizes?

Trip to Finland & visits to Finnish Game Studios for one Team Representative

Who decides the Winner?

Winner is decided by a Jury of games industry & adjacent industry professionals, veterans, and stakeholders appointed by GDWC.

When is the competition?

Submit your game to GDWC by end of May 2023.

Winner is announced in early July 2023.

How to join?

Join the competition by creating an account and submitting your team & game or games to the GDWC.

Join the over 34,000 game developers already competing!

new here?


got account?