SAN FRANCISCO – January 17, 2013 - The Mobility Unleashed Contest challenges independent game developers to push the software and hardware limitations of mobile technology by creating high performance games for mobile devices. The contest runs from January 17 to February 8 and is open to game developers with playable prototypes or released games on Google Play or Windows RT. Grand Prizes include bragging rights as the “Best Indie Game Developer”, $10,000 in distribution credits through a mobile user-acquisition ad network, mentorship hours with game industry veterans, expedited consideration for the YetiZen Accelerator program, and much more. Full prize details and rules can be found online:
Mobility Unleashed seeks the best indie game developers specializing in the mobile market. These developers must create games that challenge current mobile processors and drive mobile technology to improve. Contestants submit a game description, game video, and access to the game itself. The games will then be evaluated on fun factor innovation, and production quality.
Ten Finalists will be invited to attend a presentation of their games at the YetiZen Innovation Lab ( http :// yetizen . com / innovation - lab /) to a panel of judges selected for their extensive game industry experience. Two Winners, one from the Google Play market and one from Windows RT market, will be selected to receive the Grand Prize.
Sana Choudary, CEO at YetiZen, says,
“We are challenging indie game developers to break down the boundaries between mobile and console games by creating innovative and processor-intensive games. Winners will receive a number of prizes that will allow them to push their game success to the next level from $10,000 distribution from a leading ad network, 1-on-1 mentorship with leading industry veterans, over $25,000 worth in promotion for the upcoming Game Developers Conference, and much more.”
Prize details, judges and official rules can be found at:
YetiZen is the leader of the game industry with two key arms: the YetiZen Accelerator and the Innovation Lab. The YetiZen Accelerator Program is the only games focused accelerator program in existence and selects the top 1.5% of over 700 game startup applicants to work with 150+ mentors, 50 angels and 9 VCs to grow into successful, scalable companies. The Innovation Lab is a 20,000 square feet games innovation space in the heart of San Francisco that provides free coplay (coworking but better!) for the game industry and 150+ events for game developers, with over 6500 developers attending events yearly. Learn more about YetiZen at http://yetizen.com/