September 27th, 2012 2:21 pm
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Opportunities and Contests
- PC (Windows) – Ultrabook and Windows 8 App Innovation Contest – Pitch your Ultrabook Game/App idea and win one of 300 limited edition Ultrabooks filled with Sensors (touch, accel, GPS, etc)! Then make it and win one of 50 cash prizes ($1000) and potentially one of 8 larger cash prize ($10000, $20000)! Pitches due October 24th and ASAP (early)!
- Mobile (BlackBerry 10) – $10,000 Guarantee – RIM guarantees all quality certified apps (that earn over $1000) will earn at least $10,000 their first year. RIM pays the difference.
- Mobile (BlackBerry 10) – Free PlayBook and Marmalade BB license – Free 6 month Marmalade BB license and PlayBook to publish an app for BlackBerry. C++ or HTML5.
- PC, Mobile, Web – Independent Games Festival – Highly regarded Independent Games event with cash prizes, due October 17th! ($100 Fee)
- Web (Flash) – Epic Flash Game Contest – Build Player.io Multiplayer Flash Games with Micro-transactions and win one of 10 Cash and CS6 prizes. Due February 18th
- All – Sellbox – Sell from your Dropbox or Google Drive Account. Deal: 1% Fee! *NEW*
- PC (Win8/WinRT) – Windows 8 – Integrated store. Launching October 26th! ($49 year)
- Mobile (WP8) – Windows Phone 8 – RTM was Sept 14th. Estimated launch November 2012
- 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 Fire Tablet (First year free, $99 year?)
- Mobile (BlackBerry) – Appworld – PlayBook Tablet and BlackBerry 10 phones (SDK)
- Mobile (WP8) – Windows Phone 8 – TBD
- Mobile (PS Vita, Other) – PlayStation Mobile – Target the PS Vita, Phones, Tablets with C#
- PC (Windows & Mac) – Steam Greenlight – Community voted PC Distribution ($100 Fee)
- PC (Windows & Linux) – Desura – PC Game and Mod storefront with a Steam-like client
- PC (Windows) – Intel AppUp – Windows and Ultrabook Apps
- PC (Windows) – Indie City – Indie Games portal from Blitz Games
- PC (Win, Mac, Linux) – Indievania – No Cost Indie Game Portal (just Paypal fees)
- PC (Win, Mac, Linux, Android) – Gameolith – Download store with many options
Portals w/ Ad share