IGN and Rogue Video games are partnering to supply Rogue Jam, a brand-new recreation jam that is providing unique improvement offers together with $800,000 in complete prizes to competing indie recreation builders.
Submissions will probably be accepted between November 29 and December 31 at Rogue Jam’s homepage, with finalists being showcased in a present produced by IGN in early 2022. The grand prize winner will win $500,000 to develop their recreation in addition to an unique Rogue Video games publishing deal.
Along with the grand prize, the competitors will function a number of different classes, together with a “WTF” prize for Rogue Jam’s weirdest and wildest recreation, and an “Eye-Poppingly Lovely” award for probably the most enticing recreation of the competitors. Each classes will supply prizes of $100,000 together with a publishing take care of Rogue. Smaller prizes of $50,000 plus a Rogue proper of first refusal deal will probably be provided for “Enormous Potential” and “Viewers Alternative” winners.
Judges for the occasion will embrace a number of well-known figures from throughout the video games trade, together with IGN Government Vice President and Chief Content material Officer Peer Schneider and former Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé. Right here is the whole listing.
- Kimberly Pointer Corbett, Warner Bros. Video games Senior Vice President of Digital Publishing
- Reggie Fils-Aimé, former Nintendo of America President, Board Advisor at Rogue Video games
- Peer Schneider, IGN Government Vice President and Chief Content material Officer
- Chris Lee, Netflix Head of Sport Sourcing and Interactive Video games
- Matt Casamassina, Rogue Video games CEO
- Chris Archer, Rogue Video games Chief Technique Officer
Rogue Video games was based by Casamassina, who served at IGN till his departure in 2010. Earlier this 12 months, Rogue Video games raised $2.5 million in funding to publish “batsh*t insane” indie video games for PC, consoles, and cellular video games.
The listing of video games Rogue at the moment has in improvement contains Tremendous Unattainable Street, a non secular sequel to Unattainable Street as a consequence of launch on Nintendo Change on December 9, adopted by a primary quarter launch on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X|S. Rogue can also be publishing Arcanium, an “open-world single-player technique card adventures,” and Sprawl, a retro FPS. As well as, Rogue Video games lately introduced that it’s partnering with Bloober Group on an unannounced undertaking.
The Rogue Jam submission portal will open starting November 29, and submissions will probably be accepted till December 31. Submissions should be playable in an effort to be thought of.