{ WINNERS 2016 }

category

{ Serious Games }

Winner
911 Operator

Jutsu Games

2nd Place
Kawaida's Journey

Kawaida's journey team

3rd Place
Liyla and the Shadows of War

Rasheed Abueideh

category

{ Entertainment Games }

Winner
Beholder

Warm Lamp Games

2nd Place
Dissonance

Team Dissonance

3rd Place
Poi

Polykid

{ GDWC 2016 AWARDS SHOW}

championship

{ Prizes }

Finalists

6 finalist team representatives

Trips to Finland & Sweden for representatives from ENTERTAINMENT and SERIOUS tracks' top 3 teams,
includes accomodation & travel

Visits to the top Finnish & Swedish game companies

Finalists get to show their games at Slush!

GDWC Winners

Best teams from Entertainment and Serious categories

Gold cup
Gold medals
1 year subscription to PacktLib

{GDWC 2016 Partners}

Viope is a global leader in providing eLearning solutions for computer programming and mathematics.
viope.com
AIESEC is the world's largest youth-run organization enabling leadership development in young talents through cross-cultural professional internships, volunteering experiences and experiential learning.
aiesec.org
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary center of higher education. KAMK has been offering high quality game development studies since 2007.
kamk.fi
The Serious Gaming Cluster Finland is a growing network of companies developing games with a primary purpose other than pure entertainment.
seriousgamingcluster.fi
RedLynx, a Ubisoft Studio, is a multiplatform game developer based in Helsinki.
redlynx.com
Games Jobs Finland is the first games recruitment service in Finland connecting game companies and candidates looking for game job opportunities.
gamesjobs.fi
Pelit lehti is the most read and the most popular multiformat video game magazine in Finland published by Fokus Media Finland.
pelit.fi
FinPro helps Finnish SMEs go international, encourages foreign direct investment in Finland and promotes travel to Finland with almost 300 professionals working in 36 Trade Centers in 31 countries and 6 offices in Finland.
finpro.fi
Unity engine is a development platform for interactive 3D and 2D content.
unity3d.com
Housemarque is a Finnish company and developer of the critically acclaimed and beautiful Outland. housemarque.com
Tekes is the most important public funder of game business development in Finland and has been in the game since 1995.
tekes.fi
Finnish Game Jam is a registered association founded to organize game jam events in Finland. FGJ's main event is the Finnish Game Jam among with many other smaller game jams which often combine various topics and technologies.
finnishgamejam.com
PlayStation First is Sony Computer Entertainment’s Global Academic Program. It supports the best game development courses across the world by providing students with hands on experience of creating games on PlayStation platforms.
worldwidestudios.net
Packt’s eBooks and video courses cover just about every corner of the tech world. Dedicated to helping unlock tech skills that drive innovation, Packt advances the careers of everyone from game developers to data scientists.
packtpub.com
The Team Finland network promotes Finland and boosts the success of Finnish companies abroad.
team.finland.fi
The GameDev Days are is an annual conference held for the fourth time in Estonia, organized by Creative Mobile.
gamedev.ee
IGDA Finland promotes the development of careers and professional skills of individual game developers based in Finland, and develops further the international recognition of the Finnish game developer community.
igda.fi
GameDevCompany is building a positive community of learning and sharing for all gaming creatives no matter our backgrounds. We stream art, design, and development as well as interview industry professionals. We also play and analyse your games and give you feedback. All are welcome!
www.gamedevcompany.com
Full XP is gaming industry service provider, helping gaming studios succeed in competitive F2P mobile market. We provide service packages in QA, localization, legal services, production management, social media, publishing advisory and many more.
www.fullxp.co
Gamedoora is an exclusive cloud based collaborative platform for game/animation studios and everyone involved in game/animation/film production pipeline.
www.gamedoora.com

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bonus stage

{ Game Jam }

What is this bonus stage?

Bonus stages are additional challenges for game developers, giving them a chance to win prizes that are not part of the two main categories. For the Game Jam category, this means participating with games made during game jams.

How do I participate in this bonus stage?

Register for the Game Development World Championship normally. Find out a Game Jam you want to participate in, and develop your game during that game jam according to their rules, if any. Afterwards, submit your game into the GDWC as you would any other game.

Prizes

  • Visibility on the GDWC website
  • GDWC Finland-themed "care package"
  • Valco ANC Headphones to Winning Team (2 pairs)
  • Houdini Indie one year license to each of the top 3 teams!
  • More to come...

Rules

All the rules of the GDWC competition apply. In addition, the following apply for section 4. Judgement criteria:
  • The game for the submission must have been done entirely during a game jam, which must be specified while submitting the game.
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bonus stage

{ Fan Favorite }

What is this bonus stage?

Bonus stages are additional challenges for game developers, giving them a chance to win prizes that are not part of the two main categories. For the Fan Favorite category, there are no additional limits, it's simply a bonus!

How do I participate in this bonus stage?

Register for the Game Development World Championship normally. We will pick awesome games from those submitted into the competition weekly. During this week, our audience can vote for their favorite game of the week, which will then be a nominee in the final Fan Favorite vote.

Prizes

  • Visibility on the GDWC website
  • GDWC Finland-themed "care package"
  • Valco ANC Headphones to Winning Team (2 pairs)
  • Houdini Indie one year license to each of the top 3 teams!
  • More to come...

Rules

All the rules of the GDWC competition apply. In addition, the following apply for section 4. Judgement criteria:
  • Instead of the GDWC judges, the winner will be chosen by an open vote. Schedule to be determined later.
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