Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Rogue Jam is a new indie game jam contest with a prize of $ 800,000.

IGN and Rogue Games have partnered to create a brand new game jam, Rogue Jam, that offers competing indie game developers an exclusive development deal with a total prize of $ 800,000.

Submissions will be accepted between November 29th and December 31st. Rogue Jam home pageThe finalists will be featured on a show produced by IGN in early 2022. The Grand Prize winner will win $ 500,000 in game development and Rogue Games exclusive publishing agreement.

In addition to the Grand Prix, the competition has several categories, including the “WTF” award for Rogue Jam’s most bizarre and wild games and the “Amazingly Beautiful” award for the competition’s most fascinating games. I have. Both categories offer $ 100,000 in prize money in addition to the publishing agreement with Rogue. The Huge Potential and Audience Choice winners will be offered a small prize of $ 50,000 plus fraudulent rights to the first refusal transaction.

The judges for this event will include celebrities across the gaming industry, including IGN’s Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Peer Schneider and former Nintendo of America President Reginald Fiss Aime. Here is the complete list.

  • Kimberly Pointer Corbet, Senior Vice President of Digital Publishing, Warner Bros. Games
  • Reggie Fils-Aimé, Former President of Nintendo of America, Board Advisor to Rogue Games
  • Peer Schneider, IGN Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer
  • Chris Lee, Head of Game Sourcing and Interactive Games on Netflix
  • Rogue Games CEO Matt Casamassina
  • Chris Archer, Chief Strategy Officer of Rogue Games

Rogue Games was founded by Casamassina, who worked for IGN until her departure in 2010. Earlier this year, Rogue Games raised $ 2.5 million to launch a “batsh * tinsane” indie game for PC, console and mobile games.

Rogue’s list of games currently under development includes Super Impossible Road, the spiritual sequel to Impossible Road, which will be released on Nintendo Switch on December 9, and is number one on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X | S. It will be released in one quarter. .. Rogue also publishes Arcanium, an “open world single-player strategy card adventure,” and Sprawl, a retro FPS. In addition, Rogue Games recently announced that it has partnered with the Bloomer Team on an unannounced project.

NS Rogue Jam Submission Portal Will open from November 29th and submissions will be accepted until December 31st. Must be playable for submission to be considered.