Code, develop, create and push boundaries

With us you'll be able to share your indie game to the world!
A competition for mobile game developers from all over the globe! For those who create games with their own rules and aren't afraid to share it with the world. You belong here with us, you belong in the

Developers Zone!

Deadline

Days
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About the competition

One of the initiatives of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, a seriesChallenges concerned with emerging technologies, and each challenge consists of Several stages, and each challenge has its own technique!
Organized counseling sessions to help you develop your idea, and its formation on the ground with the development of aspects of your idea from
Entrepreneurship and technology

Eligibility Criteria

Specifically developed
for smartphones
Not required to be published on an app store

Created by yourself
or with a team

A playable game that is ready to be
played by everyone

The game should be in Arabic
or English

Objectives

مرشد و محكم

Prizes

15,000 USD

14,000 USD

12,000 USD

11,000 USD

9,000 USD

7,500 USD

Best Design

6,500 USD

Best Story

6,500 USD

Best Visual

6,500 USD

Best Audio

6,500 USD

Your journey with us

Application

The registration period and the chance to join the Zone. Apply Now!

Filtration

The initial review and filtration of all submitted games based on criteria of the competition. For more details check out the FAQs page

Voting

Public voting will commence once the top 100 games have been chosen!

Workshops

8 workshops on 4 different themes that will be presented in both Arabic and English by the some of the industry’s leading experts!

Judging

The top qualified games will also be evaluated by our judges, a jury of experts and specialists.

Results

The final results will be announced after the public voting and judging is closed, and will be shared with everyone later on. Follow us on our social media accounts to stay updated!

Ceremony

A virtual ceremony that’ll be streamed internationally to announce and celebrate our winners!
October 10

Frequently asked questions

Both Arabic and English, and your game must be in either both or one of the languages.
Absolutely, as long as your game is complete and is ready for play and review by our judges.
Unfortunately, this competition is for mobile games only.
Yes, the video is needed, as well as the screenshots. Please submit a short clip of 60-120 seconds max showcasing your game. You can use Loom to record and upload your video.
Yes, all qualified game will be posted on our website for everyone to view and read up on, and hopefully, vote for!
No, winners will be chosen based on both the public voting as well as the evaluation made by our judges.
No, this competition is open for all the creative developers around the world!
Games qualified to move onto the competition must meet all our criteria, and then begin the public voting and evaluation by our judges.
The workshops will be presented virtually via Zoom, and all qualified participants will be notified via email later on.
We will inform all qualified participants via email.