2017 Game Challenge Archive

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The MassDiGI Game Challenge is a one-of-a-kind pitch competition and event that helps aspiring game developers launch new games. The 2017 Game Challenge will be held on February 24 & 25 at the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center in Cambridge, MA. featuring industry mentors, veteran judges and keynotes and great prizes – you don’t want to miss it!


COMPETITORS: Team Captains may register their teams here. Please note that we have made a number of changes to Game Challenge format this year and will offer a question and answer conference call for all Team Captains in mid February.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis, so we encourage all interested teams to sign up as early as possible. The maximum number of competing teams is 40. Competing teams are required to provide team details and a game description etc. during the registration process.

  • Competitor registration closes on Feb. 10, 2017 at 5:00pm ET.

We encourage all potential competitors to read the competition Rules in full prior to registering to ensure that you qualify. Updated Rules will be posted soon but in general they will be very similar to those from past years.

Contact us at info(at)massdigi.org with any questions! Good luck!

WORCESTER-CAMBRIDGE ROUND TRIP BUS: Information to be posted in mid February 2017.

The 2017 Game Challenge will feature…

Competitive Game Challenge with Great Prizes:

Enter your game concept or beta/near release title in one of two levels, Indie or College/University, and in one of two categories, Entertainment or Serious. There is also a level open to High School competitors.

Grand Prize and Category Winners will receive great prize packages – from cash and/or gift cards, experiential prizes, and industry mentorship to game promotion/PR opportunities, trophies and much more. In addition to the People’s Choice Award, new this year will be awards for Best Art, Best Audio, Best Business Model, Best Technology and Best Design.

*Once capacity has been reached or registration has closed, latecomers may be added to the wait list or considered on a case by case basis. Contact us at info(at)massdigi.org for details.

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