IGM Sponsors 7 Day Competition for International Indie Games Day
Contest theme is announced
Wilmington, DE, May 21, 2012 - To Celebrate and promote indie game developers, The Indie Game Magazine (http://www.indiegamemag.com) is sponsoring a 7-Day game competition in conjunction with International Indie Games Day and has just announced the theme. Developers will spend no more than 7 days working on a game prototype that they will submit to the International Indie Games Day website (www.indiegamesday.com). International Games Day will be held in June and is an excuse to honor indie games by sitting around and playing them all day long.
All entries are due before June 18th, 2012. There will be no entry fees, but game entries will be made freely available on for download/judging. Players will download and play these free games and vote on a winner. The winner will be announced on International Indie Games Day and receive a cash prize with the hopes that the money will go towards further developing and crafting an awesome independent game.
In other news, the Indie Game Magazine has also released its 22nd issue and announced that it will be going monthly. The cover feature for this issue is a preview of the award-winning Proteus, but also features reviews of Fez, Legend of Grimrock, Brandnew Boy, Awesomenauts, Lone Survivor and Dynamite Jack. Learn more about this issue at http://www.indiegamemag.com/issue22/
Indie Game Magazine (http://www.indiegamemag.com) is the premier source of news and culture for the independent gaming. Started in October 2008 and published bi-monthly by Mike Gnade, IGM has matured into a definitive voice for the indie gaming scene. Combining no-nonsense reviews, in-depth reviews and long-form features with the leading lights of the industry, the magazine, like the games it covers, is independently owned and fiercely independent as it strives to highlight the artists and community behind what it deems the most creative branch of the video gaming