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Valencia Indie Awards 2022

This year's event will go ahead in March, still a few days until submission deadline.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Valencia Indie Awards 2022

Valencia (Spain) 28th of January 2022

Valencia Indie Awards returns (if nothing strange happens... like a new mutation or things like that) to the people!

The Valencia Indie Awards are awards that are part of the Valencia Indie Summit, an event that brings together Spanish and international independent developers. It is organized by València Indie Summit; Las Naves, innovation center of the Valencia City Council and the Association of Video Game Students (AEV) .

The developers can present their projects until January 31, 2022 as the deadline, and with the following requirements:

- The video game can be in any development state (alpha, beta, demo, final version) but it must have at least one executable compilation to a computer, console or a link to AppStore or Google Play (preferably PC / Windows computer versions) .
- The title must have been developed throughout 2021-22, regardless of whether it has been published already or not.
- There is no budget limit on development / company, or number of members.
- Only one representative per team will be required.
- Participants must submit through a link a packet of captures of the title and another link with the compilations, in two separate .zip files, it is also recommended to attach a link to a video.

There are different categories:  Best Indie Game, Best PC Indie Game, Best Console Indie Game, Best Mobile Indie Game, Best Game in Development, Best Art, Best Music & Sound, Best Narrative, Best Design, Best Game made in Valencia, Special Audience Award

The Jury of our awards is composed by some of the most well respected people in the industry, as they are:

Shuhei Yoshida: Head of Indies Initiative, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Trisha Lee: Partner Manager at Utomik
Chris CHarla: leads the [email protected] program at Microsoft, which helps independent developers self-publish and promote their games on Xbox and Windows PCs.
Jupiter Hadley, the Licensing Manager at Armor Games. Also a games journalist at places like Indie Games Plus and Big Boss Battle.
Shin Imai: Deputy Editor-in-Chief IGN.JP
Marta Oller: Game Journalist at Meristation and Playmania
Juan Gomez: Game Journalist at Game Side Story
Marta Trivi: Editor at and one of the co-hosts of Podcast Reload, one of the most popular video games show in Spanish. Also talks about cinema in Choquejuergas podcast.

The chosen video games will be presented during the Valencia Indie Summit in LasNaves by the participants themselves - in their own teams - in a permanent mixed exhibition on March 10-12, the awards ceremony will be held on the 12th.

Check the rules and conditions of the contest here : and you can register here:

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