Develop Awesome Games. Win $10K and Global Distribution Deal

Unity partner Kii (www.kii.com) recently integrated its Game Cloud service into Unity’s SDK, including cloud backend, custom analytics and user and data management. Now Kii is challenging game developers working on a new mobile game to add Game Cloud features to it, and compete to win $10,000, along with distribution in the world’s largest and highest monetized mobile markets: China and Japan.

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Eligibility

 

Submit YouTube gameplay video and/or your game by end of May 16, 2014 (Pacific time) through the form: http://Kiigames.challengepost.com. Be sure to include your full name and Twitter account (if any).

Game must not yet be published on Apple or Google Play or Amazon before the commencement of the contest — January 28, 2014.

After being notified by Kii, the 10 selected Finalists must submit a fully playable build, if you have not already done so, to Kii + Unity for judging by May 16, 2014.

Finalist entries must include Kii Game Cloud features linked to at least one gameplay element. (For example, player score and player log-in. See this Kii blog post and this tutorial for advice and resources on using Kii services in your Unity game.)

All entrants retain full ownership of their submission, but must allow Kii to feature their games, game artwork and logos on Kii and Unity sites, social networks, and promotional materials.

Entries must be “PG-13” (no explicit violence or sexual elements).

Requirements

 Game must not yet be published on Apple or Google Play/Amazon before the commencement of the contest -- January 28, 2014.

- The 10 Finalists must submit a fully playable build to Kii and Unity for judging by May 16, 2014

- Finalist entries must include Kii Game Cloud features linked to at least one gameplay element. (For example, player score and player log-in, cloud backend. See [this blog post] for advice on using Kii services in your Unity game.)

- All entrants retain full ownership of their submission, but must allow Kii to feature their games, game artwork and logos on Kii and Unity sites, social networks, and promotional materials.

- Entries must be “PG-13” (no explicit violence or sexual elements). 

Judges

Chris Beauchamp

Chris Beauchamp
Kii

Judging Criteria

  • Game
    -Judges will be comprised of game development experts, including developers at Kii, Unity, and the author of Game Design Secrets (Wiley). -Judges will consider factors including design, usability, total number of users, likes on the demo video – so pleas

How to enter

1) Signup for Game Cloud

2) Build a game using at least one of the Kii platform features such as Analytics, Cloud Backend, Player management

3) Entrants must submit 3-5 minute gameplay video showing off core gameplay in a public YouTube link which includes the name of game and the text “for Kii to Unity Game Contest” in the video title. Alternatively, you can submit the link to your game to us for review (use your choice of tools e.g. Dropbox, Google Drive, website)

4) In the video’s and/or game’s “About” section, include short description of game and how the entry will use Game Cloud features. Also must include this text and link: “Follow contest results on Twitter “@kiicorp”.

5) Submit the YouTube video and/or game link from your ChallengePost account: http://Kiigames.challengepost.com. Be sure to include your full name and Twitter account (if any).