If you haven’t heard about it yet, we’re back with a new game jam, and thanks to our sponsor, Kwalee, the winner has a chance at a potential publishing deal plus other really cool prizes! For those unfamiliar, Kwalee is a leading UK publisher and developer of hyper casual mobile games founded by gaming industry icon David Darling. Some of their hit titles include Draw It, Shootout 3D, Off the Rails 3D, Rocket Sky!, and Go Fish! It’s a huge honor to be partnering up with them for this month’s game jam.
Although this jam has officially begun, you still have plenty of time to enter and participate. Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 PM PST, May 10th. The theme is hyper casual. Fitting, right?! But that’s not all; you now can sign up for our game jam and upcoming jams right here at Buildbox with our official sign-up page!
Buildbox Game Jam Sponsored by Kwalee
Watch the video below for more details on the theme and prizes:
The Ultimate Game Jam Prize: A Potential Publishing Deal!
You don’t want to miss this amazing opportunity to get discovered by Kwalee and earn some major bragging rights! In this game jam, the first-place winner will receive a Game Design & Publishing Workshop w/ the team from Kwalee, a potential publishing deal, and a feature on our website and blog post. They’ll also get a $250 shopping voucher; an official Kwalee Swag Bag valued up to $250 (which can be used anywhere Visa or MasterCard is accepted and most online retailers), and our new Buildbox T-shirt with our new branding.
Our second-place winner will receive a $200 MasterCard Voucher, Game Design & Publishing Workshop with the team from Kwalee, a swag bag worth up to $250 of goodies, and our new Buildbox T-shirt. The third-place winner will get a $150 MasterCard Voucher, Kwalee swag bag worth up to $250, and our new official Buildbox T-shirt. For this jam, we’ll be recognizing best level design, most visual impact, and most unique idea. Being able to get professional feedback on your game from a major leader in the hyper casual games industry like Kwalee is huge! We’re so psyched to have them as sponsors.
So, if you ever wanted to land a major publishing deal, this game jam may be your lucky break. Try to challenge yourself, create something amazing, and show the world what you can do! Registration is open now, and the submission deadline is May 10th at 11:59 PM PST. Good luck, Boxers!