It is 2019 and The Massive Indie Pitch is again with a bang. After all, as all the time we’ll be kicking off the yr with our bumper jam-packed flagship Very Massive Indie Pitch at Pocket Gamer Connects London. Nonetheless, that is simply the beginning of what’s already set to a different record-breaking yr.
So the place are we off to first? Properly, for these of you who cannot make it to Pocket Gamer Connects London on January 21st to 22nd, we have additionally acquired one other UK-based Massive Indie Pitch lined up as we head to the model new Interactive Futures present on February 1st.
We’re then following this up by returning to the present flooring of the White Nights convention. Beforehand having been part of the Prague and St. Petersburg reveals, this time we’re becoming a member of White Nights within the coronary heart of Berlin on February 12th to 13th.
After all, that is not all although as in March we’re heading again to america for our ever-popular GDC Massive Indie Pitch, which this yr enters its seventh yr. This pitch is one which guarantees to fill quick so builders ought to get their entries in as quickly as doable. This yr we’ll even be bringing our PC-focused PC Indie Pitch to the world well-known present for the primary time.
Nonetheless, this is not our solely American primarily based pitch in March. As this yr we’re stopping off in Austin, Texas simply earlier than GDC to host our first ever Massive Indie Pitch at SXSW to make sure that no person misses out on the prospect to pitch their newest creation to our skilled judges and doubtlessly win a prize or two.
After all we’ll have much more pitches than simply these Q1 pitches featured right here, and a collection of these later within the yr will be discovered on the backside of this text, with extra being introduced because the yr goes on.
So, come and be part of us, as we put the highlight on a number of the most fun cellular and PC indie builders from the entire world over in a variety of pitches. Particulars on the best way to register together with hyperlinks will be discovered on the finish of this text.
Not solely is that this an ideal alternative for indie builders of all sizes and shapes, each regionally and internationally, to point out off their newest recreation to a variety of trade consultants together with journalists, traders, publishers and famend indie builders, but it surely’s additionally a first-rate networking alternative, and an ideal probability to become involved in an thrilling convention as properly.
Oh, did we point out that it is free to enter and that each developer will obtain assured editorial protection and written suggestions? There’s even be model new prizes too which were tailor-made particularly for the indie group, and all of our builders can be entered into consideration for the subsequent Massive Indie Awards!
Pace-dating, arcade fashion
Now we have many an everyday coming into the Massive Indie Pitch, however most of our entrants are model new to the occasion. So, in case you’re a kind of builders who has by no means entered the Massive Indie Pitch earlier than, it’s possible you’ll be questioning simply the way it works. Properly, if that’s the case, then let me clarify.
The Massive Indie Pitch course of couldn’t be less complicated. Builders come together with their video games in hand, earlier than being given 5 minutes to pitch their title to the primary of 5 choose tables. As soon as the time is up, a horn will sound and it’s time to maneuver onto the subsequent desk and do it another time. As soon as builders have seen all 5 tables their flip is over and it is time for the subsequent set of builders start their pitches.
All in all, it’s a novel probability to position your recreation into the fingers of a number of the most influential minds within the trade and obtain rapid suggestions in your recreation over the course of the assembly.
Our Massive Indie Awards 2018 Winners
Suggestions, prizes and protection
Following the pitch we’ll additionally gather up all the suggestions and e-mail this over to you so you’ve got a written report of simply what the judges preferred in regards to the recreation, alongside some ideas and recommendation on how they assume you possibly can develop it as you progress ahead with improvement.
We’ll be masking each recreation in our round-up piece over on PocketGamer.co.uk and we’ll be conducting interviews with the highest three which can be printed proper right here on PocketGamer.Biz.
Lastly, these we’ll even have a variety of prizes on provide at each pitches for the highest three builders. Prizes which the fortunate builders will be capable to use throughout our portfolio of internet sites as a way to market and promote their recreation, alongside free tickets to a Pocket Gamer Connects of your selection.
, however unsure in case you qualify?
Properly if that describes you, then learn on:
You’ll be able to pitch video games for cellular, handheld (together with Swap) cellular VR or AR in The Massive Indie Pitch, or in case you’re a PC developer then you may pitch your Home windows, Mac or Linux video games in The PC Indie PItch
You’ll be able to pitch your recreation even in case you’ve pitched it at a earlier pitch
We desire to see unreleased video games, although we’re completely happy to see video games which are out too
Your recreation doesn’t should be accomplished, as we welcome video games in improvement
Deadline for entries are listed on every occasion web page (entry particulars beneath). Nonetheless, house is restricted so the earlier you enter the extra seemingly you’re of being shortlisted
Oh and did we point out it is fully free too?
Hopefully this sounds as thrilling to you because it does to us, as we’re actually wanting ahead to highlighting indie builders from the entire world over.
We look ahead to seeing you all there. Oh, and don’t neglect to carry your online business playing cards.
Upcoming BIPs embrace:
Extra coming quickly so make certain to recurrently examine our upcoming occasions web page right here and over on BigIndiePitch.com.