October 2014 Resources and Opportunities

Posted by (twitter: @mikekasprzak)
September 29th, 2014 3:40 am

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Opportunities and Contests

  • PC, Mobile, Web – Independent Games Festival – Highly regarded Independent Games event with cash prizes, due October 22nd! ($100 Fee)
  • PC, Mobile, Web – Games 4 Doge – A Game Dev contest looking to raise awareness of Doge Coin. Due October 31st.

Marketplaces (Mobile)

  • Mobile (Apple) – iOS App Store – iPhone, iPod touch, iPad ($99 year)
  • Mobile (Android) – Android Marketplace – Android phones and tablets ($25 Fee)
  • Mobile (Android) – Amazon App Store – Amazon Kindle Fire Tablets (Free?)
  • Mobile (PS Vita, Other) – PlayStation Mobile – Target the PS Vita (and more) with C#
  • Mobile (BlackBerry) – Appworld – PlayBook Tablet and BlackBerry 10 phones (SDK)
  • Mobile (WP8) – Windows Phone 8 – Windows Phone 8 devices ($19 Fee)

Marketplaces (PC)

  • PC (Windows, Mac, Linux) – Steam Greenlight – Community Voted PC Distro ($100 Fee)
  • PC (Windows & Linux) – Desura – PC Game and Mod storefront with a Steam-like client
  • PC (Windows & Mac) – GOG.com – Classic PC Gaming portal and storefront
  • PC (Windows, Mac, Linux) – Itch.io – PC Game Distribution (Free)

Marketplaces (Web)

Portals w/ Ad share

Licensing/Sponsorship

Payments

Hardware Surveys

Resources


4 Responses to “October 2014 Resources and Opportunities”

  1. Gabriel says:

    For people making games in Multimedia Fusion, I made this detailed guide on how to ad-monetize them. The focus is on how to actually do it, from a technical standpoint: which ad services are supported and how to use them, some tools to propagate your game across several arcade sites, etc, etc.

    tl;dr: Here’s a bunch of tips and links for you MMF dev to get the money coming in :)

    http://www.pixelcows.com/2014/04/flash-games-in-multimedia-fusion-ads.html

    I hope that’s helpful for someone

  2. jimmypaulin says:

    Just to note, Newgrounds accept HTML5 entries as well these days :)

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