Nordic Game Discovery Contest

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Building on 14 years of running major successful events in the games industry, including several live-pitching events, selection processes and support systems, Nordic Game is introducing the Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC) – an exciting, competitive challenge, where selected game projects are showcased at live-pitch events in several countries, organised by Nordic Game Ventures.

Nordic Game Discovery Contest and partners

The Nordic Game Discovery Contest debuted at the Day Zero pre-event of the Northern Game Summit (6-7 October 2016) in Kajaani, Finland. The tour continued at Konsoll 2016 in Bergen, Norway and at Sweden Game Conference in Skövde, Sweden.

In 2017, the tour includes the following events:
Reboot, 20-22 April, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Quo Vadis, 24-26 April, Berlin, Germany

Winners from Kajaani, Bergen and Skövde (as well as following stops on the premiere NGDC tour) will earn a place in the Nordic Game Discovery Contest Finals at Nordic Game 2017, 17-19 May in Malmö, Sweden.

Check out the most recent winners here:


Ocmo wins at Discovery Contest debut


Space Krieg wins NGDC at Konsoll 2016


VR The Diner Duo wins at Sweden Game Conference

For the latest NGDC tour details and sponsorship info, download the PDF here.

About the Northern Game Summit
The Northern Game Summit is an annual two-day games industry conference where game creators mingle, connect and exchange ideas. Founded four year ago, NGS provides an easy-going environment for networking between newcomers and veterans in game development.

Learn more about the Northern Game Summit at

About Konsoll 2016
Konsoll is a conference/festival founded by the Game Developers Guild in Norway.

First organised in 2012, Konsoll has now become an annual event, where game developers gather for inspiration and wisdom from industry veterans, have a forum to communicate and network with peers, and above all have fun playing each other’s games.

Learn more about Konsoll 2016 at

About Sweden Game Conference
Sweden Game Conference is an annual international conference and game festival organised by Sweden Game Arena in Skövde, Sweden. The main theme of SGC 2016, 20-23 October at Arena Skövde, is “inclusive game development”.

Learn more about SGA and SGC 2016 at

About Nordic Game Ventures
Nordic Game Ventures wants to grow great companies and secure future jobs while profiting from the greatest Nordic export industry success in ages, the games industry. Nordic Game Ventures is founded by ten Nordic games entrepreneurs and gamer entrepreneurs from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Learn more about Nordic Game Ventures at

About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game is the leading games conference in Northern Europe, and 2016 was its thirteenth year. Gathering over 2,000 games industry professionals in Malmö annually, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Expect much, much more at Nordic Game 2017. So don’t delay – put 17-19 May at Slagthuset in Malmö in your calendar today!