Game Development Contest – $28K Up For Grabs

Game Development Contest from Microsoft has $28,000 up for grabs!

Already have a game developed but it isn’t on Windows and Windows Phone?  Or are you thinking about making a game? You should check out the Windows Game Development Contest from Microsoft!

The contest started on January 21st, but applies to any games that were already published to the Windows Store or Windows Phone Store on or after January 1st. The deadline to submit your game and apply it to the DVLUP challenge is March 20th, 2015.

The game entries will be judged on the following:

Quality of Submission – 50%

Creativity – 30%

Technical Excellence – 20%

Get all the details on the Windows Game Development Contest

Windows Game Development Contest

Windows Game Development Contest

So if you’ve been wanting to get started in game development, but needed a little motivation, perhaps the cash prizes would entice you.

First Prize: $10K USD

Second Prize: $5K USD

Third Prize: $3K USD

10 Honorable Mention Prizes: $1K USD each

If you are just starting out, you may want to check out the webinar I gave on my game development tutorial site, The webinar has been made available for a short time as a replay. If you are interested, you can sign up for the game development webinar replay.

Are you excited about this opportunity? If so, let me know in the comments below!

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