Motorola and I-Play Announce Game Developer Challenge
Motorola and I-Play announced today the MOTODEV Game Developer Challenge, which will award two winning independent developers the opportunity to have their game published by I-Play.
Open only to registered MOTODEV (Motorola's global developer and ISV program) developers, the competition kicks off today, with a submission deadline of August 10, 2007. A panel of judges representing Motorola, I-play, and "other contest marketing allies" will evaluate entries based on "uniqueness, fun factor, design, operation and innovation in visual arts and audio." Winners will be announced in the fall of 2007.
There are two contest categories: Best Java Software Game (submitted for play on Motorola's KRZR, and Best Windows Mobile Game (submitted for play on Motorola's MOTO Q).
"Aligned with the principles of our MOTODEV developer network, the MOTODEV Game Developer Challenge is all about enabling breakthrough innovation and creating the best consumer experiences," Christy Wyatt, vice president, ecosystem and market development, Motorola said in a statement. "We're pleased that with I-play and our partners, we can enable developers to really push the envelope in bringing exciting new entertainment offerings to the mobile user."
Submission process details and complete contest rules are available online: