Free competition for Indie devs

As part of our focus on Indie developers, we’re running the ever popular Indie Showcase from 11 - 12 July in the Expo – which will feature independently developed games unpublished by a third party, shortlisted by a panel of experts.

Delegates will have the chance to play all the games on display, and one of these games will go on to be judged overall Indie Showcase winner by our panel. All delegates will have a chance to vote for their favourite game in the Showcase via a "People's Choice" ballot at the event. 

Submissions for the 2018 Indie Showcase competition will open in April.

Check out last year's winners

2017 Indie Showcase overall winner: Loco Dojo (Oculus Rift) by Make Real

Enter the whimsical wooden world of Loco Dojo! Discover a wealth of uses for Oculus Touch, taking it in turns to spin the wheel of a central board game and launch one of sixteen minigames in which to compete with your rivals for Grand Sensei's (voiced by Brian Blessed) favour.
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2017 People's Choice winner: Abandon Ship (PC) by Fireblade Software

Abandon Ship is a single-player PC game where you take command of a ship and her crew, exploring a procedurally-generated world, taking on quests and dealing with random events. Frequently, you will end up engaging other ships in combat, having to employ your best tactics in order to out-manoeuvre and out-gun the enemy.
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