IGN and Rogue Video games are partnering to provide Rogue Jam, a brand-new recreation jam that is providing unique growth offers together with $800,000 in complete prizes to competing indie recreation builders.
Submissions might 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 essentially the most enticing recreation of the competitors. Each classes will supply prizes of $100,000 together with a publishing cope with Rogue. Smaller prizes of $50,000 plus a Rogue proper of first refusal deal might be supplied for “Large Potential” and “Viewers Selection” winners.
Judges for the occasion will embody a number of well-known figures from throughout the video games trade, together with IGN Govt 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 Govt 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 presently has in growth consists of Tremendous Not possible Highway, a non secular sequel to Not possible Highway attributable to launch on Nintendo Change on December 9, adopted by a primary quarter launch on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence 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 not too long ago introduced that it’s partnering with Bloober Crew on an unannounced mission.
The Rogue Jam submission portal will open starting November 29, and submissions might be accepted till December 31. Submissions have to be playable with a view to be thought-about.