Devgamm
Awards

Competition for the developers of new games.

Watch the Awards Ceremony on November 25, 18:00 CET.

NOMINATIONS & Prizes

$20,000 prize fund

Grand Prize

the main award

$2,500

Winner

The Wandering Village
by  Stray Fawn Studio

Nominees

Gerda: A Flame in Winter by  PortaPlay GP
It’s a Wrap! by  Chanko Studios
Lost In Play by  Happy Juice Games
The Wandering Village by  Stray Fawn Studio
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands by  Gearbox Software

Excellence in Game Design

evaluated by game designers

$2,500

Winner

Against the Storm
by Eremite Games

Nominees

Against the Storm by  Eremite Games
Cryptmaster by  Paul Hart & Lee Williams
It’s a Wrap! by  Chanko Studios
The Wandering Village by  Stray Fawn Studio
You Suck at Parking by  Happy Volcano

Excellence in Visual Art

evaluated by artists

$2,500

Winner

Lost In Play
by Happy Juice Games

Nominees

Beneath Oresa by  Broken Spear
Boxville by  Triomatica Games
Fall Of Porcupine by  BUNTSPECHT.GAMES
Lost In Play by  Happy Juice Games
SILT by  Spiral Circus

Excellence in Audio

evaluated by sound designers

$2,500

Winner

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands
by Gearbox Software

Nominees

Eyes in the Dark:
The Curious Case of
One Victoria Bloom
 by  Under the Stairs
The Heroes Around Me by OKJOY
The Wandering Village by  Stray Fawn Studio
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands by  Gearbox Software
Wylde Flowers by  Studio Drydock

Excellence in Narrative

evaluated by narrative designers

$2,500

Winner

Gerda: A Flame
in Winter
by  PortaPlay GP

Nominees

Baladins by  Seed by Seed
Do Not Feed the Monkeys 2099 by  Fictiorama Studios
Fall Of Porcupine by  BUNTSPECHT.GAMES
Gerda: A Flame
in Winter
 by  PortaPlay GP
The Heroes Around Me by OKJOY

Best Mobile Game

games for mobile devices

$2,500

Winner

Boxville
by  Triomatica Games

Nominees

Boxville by  Triomatica Games
Gnomes United by  Gnomes United
RACE: Rocket Arena Car Extreme by  SMOKOKO LTD
Wingspan: European Expansion by  Monster Couch
Wylde Flowers by  Studio Drydock

Best Desktop Game

desktop and online games

$2,500

Winner

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands
by Gearbox Software

Nominees

Broken Ranks by  Whitemoon Games
Crime O’Clock by  Bad Seed
It’s a Wrap! by  Chanko Studios
The Wandering Village by  Stray Fawn Studio
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands by  Gearbox Software

Best Indie Game

category for indie games

$2,500

Winner

Lost In Play
by Happy Juice Games

Nominees

Against the Storm by  Eremite Games
Beneath Oresa by  Broken Spear
Boxville by  Triomatica Games
Eyes in the Dark: The Curious Case of One Victoria Bloom by  Under the Stairs
Lost In Play by  Happy Juice Games

Awards Sponsors

The prize fund of the competition totals $20,000 and is provided by DevGAMM Awards sponsors.

SPECIAL NOMINATIONS

Additional prizes for outstanding games
selected by the sponsors of the competition

Publishing contract + $10K bonus
(in case of signing the contract only)

Winner

Deep Alchemy Dungeon
by Spectre17

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card
  • Technical advising on NVIDIA technologies
  • Game performance testing in NVIDIA Lab

Winner

Biwar Legend Of Dragon Slayer
by Devata Game Production

$3,500 in cash + consultation to position company and game for publishing opportunities

Winner

BattleJuice Alchemist
by Alchemical Works

Custom UE4/UE5 license for all platforms with 2 years of tech support free of charge.

Winner

Romancelvania
by The Deep End Games

Free audio services valued at $3,000 for indie team (up to 20 people)

Winner

Adapt
by Slug Disco Studios

Special prizes by Xsolla
valued at $350k

1. $5,000 monetary prize

2. Ticket to Xsolla Accelerator

3. Support from the Funding Club:

  • Co-invest in the game in the amount of 10% of the requested budget, but not more than $250k
  • Assistance in compiling a Pitch Deck
  • Additional promotion in the Funding club

4. One month subscription on 80 level Talent platform that allows:

  • Access to the database of hand-selected, pre-screened candidates (artists, designers, animators, programmers) 
  • Up to 3 job postings on the 80lv Job Board
  • Social media support for each job posting
  • Inclusion of the job postings in the 80LV Newsletters and Digests
  1. $2,500 monetary prize 

  2. Ticket to Xsolla Accelerator

  3. Support from the Funding Club:

  • Co-invest in the game in the amount of 10% of the requested budget, but not more than $250k
  • Assistance in compiling a Pitch Deck
  • Additional promotion in the Funding club

4. One month subscription on 80 level Talent platform that allows:

  • Access to the database of hand-selected, pre-screened candidates (artists, designers, animators, programmers) 
  • Up to 3 job postings on the 80lv Job Board
  • Social media support for each job posting
  • Inclusion of the job postings in the 80LV Newsletters and Digests
  1. Streamlined application to Xsolla Funding Club

  2. Opportunity from 80 level Talent:

  • Job posting published on the 80LV Job Board
  • Social media support for a job posting
  • Inclusion of the job posting in the 80LV Newsletters and Digests

3. Free setup and launch of Xsolla Webshop Solution

Grant up to $1,000 that covers the use of the Xsolla ecosystem

Competition Schedule

JUDGES

All games are thoroughly reviewed in three rounds by the industry experts. Pro bono, for the sake of industry development.

Leszek Szczepański

Senior Gameplay Programmer Guerrilla Games

Esther Tan

Lead Narrative Designer
inXile Entertainment

Stephen Lee

Head of Business Development
DECA Games

Mahesh Athirala

Game Designer/Co-founder Street Lamp Games

Anlu Liu

Content Manager
Kowloon Nights

Olena Lobova

Co-founder
GDBAY

Philipp Döschl

Co-Founder / Executive Producer
FDG Entertainment

And 50+

more experts!

Awards Ceremony

The grand finale of the competition, featuring game industry celebs and excited developers.

Watch live on November 25

18:00
(CET)

17:00 (London)

12:00
(New York)

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