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Big Festival New Partnership with Nordic Games + Awards Submissions deadline

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Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival, the largest indie gaming expo in Latin America, announced today that it will be closing the submissions for its award section on May 5th. This is the last date that developers can enter themselves for a chance to be reviewed by its panel of industry specialists. The multilateral business and technology event strives to give game developers all over the world the recognition they deserve for their creations. Hosted in São Paulo from the June 26th to 30th, BIG Festival will not only highlight the growth of the Brazilian games industry, but also the international relationships it has forged and the talent it is fostering on the worldwide video game scene.

In this international spirit, the Nordic Game Discovery Challenge (NGDC) has partnered with BIG Festival to kick off its first qualifier in Brazil. The NGDC is a global competition whose mission is to find promising games brimming with potential and bring them together to battle for prizes. Season IV of the pitch battle will take place on June 27th with the winner of this event earning a spot in the Grand Finals at Nordic Games 2020 in Malmö, Sweden. If you are developing or have developed a game that you think deserves NGDC’s coveted grand prize, visit the submission page and enter the race the deadline on June 6th!

Awards at BIG Festival:

  • Best Game

  • Best Brazilian Game

  • Best Latin AmTrophy

  • Best Student Game

  • Innovation

  • Best Art

  • Best Gameplay

  • Best Narrative

  • Best Sound

  • People’s Choice

  • BIG Impact: Educational Category

  • BIG Impact: Social Matters Category

  • Best in VR

  • Best Game for Kids​

  • BIG Diversity

  • Best Multiplayer game

The submission period for these awards remains open until April 26th. If your game has what it takes to compete at BIG Festival, don’t hesitate! Fill out the nomination form here to be assessed by BIG Festival’s panel of esteemed judges.

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