Digital Dragons Indie Celebration

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The organizer of Digital Dragons 2021 this year decided to host two online events across May 13th-14th. Starting tomorrow, players and the game industry professionals from all around the world will have an opportunity to be a part of Indie Celebration and Business Meet Up. The main Digital Dragons conference will happen on 7-8 September.

We covered their event last year and it proved to be very popular. You can read about last year’s Indie Celebration HERE.

Indie Celebration

Indie Celebration is an international competition for independent developers. It’s a great opportunity to present their games to a wider audience and win prestigious awards. For many creators, competition may become a gateway to global media, investors, and publishers. Players will be able to check free demos of the most interesting and unique indie games nominated from over 250 submitted to Indie Celebration titles. Games will be available and featured on Steam. Click on the image below to find the demos on Steam.

Digital Dragons Indie Celebration 2021 event

The jury of the Indie Celebration contest selects Best Indie Games – the top three productions from all the finalists, while gamers are able to test games on Steam and choose the Community Vote Award. Voting is open until the 13th of May, 11:59 p.m. CEST for everyone. The winners of Digital Dragons will be announced on the 14th of May.

The prizes are provided by AMD, a leader in high-performing computing, graphics and visualization technologies, that has been working with Digital Dragons for several years on events supporting indie game developers.

You can access the community vote HERE.

AMD is pleased to once again partner with Digital Dragons to celebrate independent game development. Together, we strengthen the indie gaming community and celebrate their passion. We are happy to present four winners with AMD Ryzen 5000 Desktop Processors – the ultimate high-performance processors for gaming.”

Chris Kilburn, corporate vice president and general manager, client component business unit, AMD

This year the competition is co-organized in cooperation with the most important European conferences: Reboot with its brand – Adria Games Initiative and DevGAMM. Movie Games and Creepy Jar are the partners of the event.

Business Meet-Up

Digital Dragons Business Meet-Up, which will also happen on 13-14 May, is a free of charge business-focused event dedicated to game developers, VC funds, publishers, and other game industry professionals. The event is hosted on the PINE platform which makes networking much easier. It allows watching panels, setting up the personal profile with the most important information, checking profiles of other participants and arranging 30-minute-long 1-on-1 meetings.

Participants of Digital Dragons Business Meet Up will also have a chance to listen to panel discussions with the invited guests from the industry.

The panels start on 13th May at 10:00 a.m. CET. Sebastian Wojciechowski – CEO of People Can Fly, Anton Gauffin – CEO of Huuuge Games, and Mihai Pohoncu – CEO of Amber Studio will discuss business scaling, and M&A market and industry transformation in the wake of last year’s global pandemic situation.

In the second panel at 11:00 a.m. CET Shane Bierwith – Executive Vice President Maximum Games / Modus, Alessandro Bovenzi – Business Developer Manager All in! Games, Guillaume Jamet – VP, Head of Publishing Plug In Digital, Grzegorz Drabik – VP, Head of Portfolio Untold Tales will be looking for the answers to important questions. What opens the doors to the market? What do the publishers want to see? How a perfect pitch should look like?

To participate in Business Meet Up you just have to redeem your free ticket at the link HERE.

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