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Ritual Night

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The Tale of Bistun

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I’m Not Jelly

1 Simple Game

THE CONTEST

THE CONTEST

Submission Phase

Indie developers and studios are invited to submit their games. (Deadline: May 27)

Jury Process

All submissions are being reviewed by the Dev Booster jury.

Announcement of Nominees

The Top 8 games will enter the Dev Booster Finale.

Live Finale on June 29

All nominees present their games to the jury and the viewers live on Twitch.

The gamesweekberlin Dev Booster 2022 edition is a pitching contest for indie developers!
Shine in front of thousands of enthusiastic Twitch viewers at the live show on June 29 in the Dev Booster finals. Perform at your best to win 1000€ and receive invaluable connections and hands-on feedback by our internationally acclaimed industry experts. Visibility is upped by social media shout-outs and the long-term YouTube storage. 
On top of it all, we set you on track as well for gamesweekberlin 2022 in September! The top 20 teams get business access for the MeetToMatch networking organized in partnership with Curatomic to showcase themselves and connect even more. And the eight best games of the Dev Booster June edition receive a free exhibition slot at gamesweekberlin on September 16-18, 2022, to present their fantastic production physically on site!
The international jury of game-industry experts, including Kim Belair (Sweet Baby Inc.), Thomas Bidaux from (ICO Partners), Slava Lukyanenka (Xsolla) and Natasha Skult (MiTale & IGDA) is looking forward to getting to know your games and giving the final eight nominees tangible advice for taking your next steps! And if that wouldn’t be enough, the winning teams will also enter our Steam Showcase, so connections and visibility will be galore! (more benefits to be added up until the event happens)

EXPERT JURY

Kim Belair
CEO 
Sweet Baby Inc
Thomas Bidaux
CEO
ICO Partners
Slava Lukyanenka
Director of Products
Xsolla
Natasha Skult
CEO & Creative Director
MiTale
Andreas Suika
Global Content Evangelist
Epic Games
Dev Booster will accept applicants with games that are actively looking for support in publishing, marketing, investment or other forms of business and production partnering. 
As of May 2022, the games pitched and promoted must be in playable state and ready for marketing. 
This can be one of the following states:
– In the first three (3) weeks of a launch sale
– Publicly available as Early Access
– On a store page available to wish-list or pre-order
– On a crowdfunding page available to subscribe to or
– In an active crowdfunding campaign
Only complete submissions are considered.
Final Deadline for submissions: 27.05.2022 23:59 CET
Submit
Only accessible with Google account as we need uploaded screenshots of your games and for uploads to Google Forms a Google login is mandatory. Thank you!

NOMINEES 2022

Astronite
JanduSoft
Fall of Porcupine
Buntspecht.Games
Flooded
Artificial Disasters
Fueled Up

Fireline Games

I’m Not Jelly
1 Simple Game
Ritual Night
Outfox Games
Super Catboy
Pixelpogo
The Tale of Bistun

Black Cube Games

Astronite
JanduSoft
Fall of Porcupine
Buntspecht.Games
Flooded
Artificial Disasters
Fueled Up

Fireline Games

I’m Not Jelly
1 Simple Game
Ritual Night
Outfox Games
Super Catboy
Pixelpogo
The Tale of Bistun

Black Cube Games

ABOUT

Dev Booster is the online pitching contest we started with the gamesweekdigital edition in June 2020. It’s connecting developers with a hungry community of gamers looking for new favorites as well as future business partners and investors in a competitive format.
Previous successful winners include Against the Storm, created by Eremite Games (2021), You Suck at Parking by Happy Volcano (2020) and Red Solstice 2: Survivors, by Iron Ward.
The jury of international renowned experts are iterating with each edition and include game enablers like Thomas Bidaux, Renée Gittens, Shane Bierwith, Natasha Skult, Christopher Wulf and Jason Della Rocca.

ABOUT

Dev Booster is the online pitching contest we started with the gamesweekdigital edition in June 2020. It’s connecting developers with a hungry community of gamers looking for new favorites as well as future business partners and investors in a competitive format.
Previous successful winners include Against the Storm, created by Eremite Games (2021), You Suck at Parking by Happy Volcano (2020) and Red Solstice 2: Survivors, by Iron Ward.
The jury of international renowned experts are iterating with each edition and include game enablers like Thomas Bidaux, Renée Gittens, Shane Bierwith, Natasha Skult, Christopher Wulf and Jason Della Rocca.

A LOOK BACK ON
DEV BOOSTER 2021

DEV BOOSTER 2021 NOMINEES

Against the Storm
Eremite Games
Battlecruisers
Mecha Weka
Exogate Initiative
Xeno Bits
From Space
Triangle Studios
Help Yourself
Flat Head Studio OG
Tandem: A Tale of Shadows
MONOCHROME
The Crackpet Show
Vixa Games
Westwood Shadows
RedSoup Studio

Undiscovered Treasures

CHECK OUT THE HOTTEST GAMES FROM THE DEV BOOSTER COMPETITION IN THE STEAM STORE
STEAM STORE

JURY OF 2022


Against the Storm
Eremite Games
Battlecruisers
Mecha Weka
Exogate Initiative
Xeno Bits
From Space
Triangle Studios
Help Yourself
Flat Head Studio OG
Tandem: A Tale of Shadows
MONOCHROME
The Crackpet Show
Vixa Games
Westwood Shadows
RedSoup Studio

Undiscovered Treasures

CHECK OUT THE HOTTEST GAMES FROM THE DEV BOOSTER COMPETITION IN THE STEAM STORE
STEAM STORE

Go Fight Fantastic!
Go Fight Fantastic!
Heart of Muriet
Microtale
Kraken Academy!!
Happy Broccoli Games
Rise of Humanity 
Cybernetic Walrus
Sayri: The Beginning
Vidloonnya Reborn
Usurper
Caspian Interactive 
Wreck OUT
Huey Games
You Suck at Parking
Happy Volcano                

Undiscovered Treasures

CHECK OUT THE HOTTEST GAMES FROM THE DEV BOOSTER COMPETITION IN THE STEAM STORE
STEAM STORE
Kim Belair
CEO
Sweet Baby Inc
Shane Bierwith
Executive Vice President
Modus Games
Jupiter Hadley
Community DJ / Adept Games Wizard / Freelance Journalist on the Internet
Toya Play Studio / Armor Games / Big Boss Battle / Indie Games Plus
Tobias Kopka
Festival Director / Community Relations
reboot / Ludicious
Reinout Te Brake
Business Consultant
Game-Consultant.com / PodcastGameConsultant.com
Go Fight Fantastic!
Go Fight Fantastic!
Heart of Muriet
Microtale
Kraken Academy!!
Happy Broccoli Games
Rise of Humanity 
Cybernetic Walrus
Sayri: The Beginning
Vidloonnya Reborn
Usurper
Caspian Interactive 
Wreck OUT
Huey Games
You Suck at Parking
Happy Volcano                

Undiscovered Treasures

CHECK OUT THE HOTTEST GAMES FROM THE DEV BOOSTER COMPETITION IN THE STEAM STORE
STEAM STORE
Kim Belair
CEO
Sweet Baby Inc
Shane Bierwith
Executive Vice President
Modus Games
Jupiter Hadley
Community DJ / Adept Games Wizard / Freelance Journalist on the Internet
Toya Play Studio / Armor Games / Big Boss Battle / Indie Games Plus
Tobias Kopka
Festival Director / Community Relations
reboot / Ludicious
Reinout Te Brake
Business Consultant
Game-Consultant.com / PodcastGameConsultant.com
Cave Digger
Mekiwi
Dawnblade
MonsterScope Studios
First Class Trouble
Invisible Walls
Gatewalkers
A2 Softworks
Grid Fight
Playtra Games LTD
Speed Limit
Gamechuck
The Red Solstice 2: Survivors
IRON WARD j.d.o.o.
Unbound: Worlds Apart
Alien Pixel Studios

Undiscovered Treasures

CHECK OUT THE HOTTEST GAMES FROM THE DEV BOOSTER COMPETITION IN THE STEAM STORE
STEAM STORE
Nico Baletta
Head of Program 
devcom
Valentina Birke
Project Manager
Indiestrolche / Indie Arena Booth
Christian Fonnesbech
CEO
Leverage
Dawid Hallmann
Head of Digital Publishing
Webedia Gaming
Michael Schade
Co-Founder
Rockfish
Philomena Schwab
Co-Founder
Stray Fawn Studio
Christopher Wulf
Publishing director
Those Awesome Guys
Cave Digger
Mekiwi
Dawnblade
MonsterScope Studios
First Class Trouble
Invisible Walls
Gatewalkers
A2 Softworks
Grid Fight
Playtra Games LTD
Speed Limit
Gamechuck
The Red Solstice 2: Survivors
IRON WARD j.d.o.o.
Unbound: Worlds Apart
Alien Pixel Studios

Undiscovered Treasures

CHECK OUT THE HOTTEST GAMES FROM THE DEV BOOSTER COMPETITION IN THE STEAM STORE
STEAM STORE
Nico Baletta
Head of Program 
devcom
Valentina Birke
Project Manager
Indiestrolche / Indie Arena Booth
Christian Fonnesbech
CEO
Leverage
Dawid Hallmann
Head of Digital Publishing
Webedia Gaming
Michael Schade
Co-Founder
Rockfish
Philomena Schwab
Co-Founder
Stray Fawn Studio
Christopher Wulf
Publishing director
Those Awesome Guys

Contact for Partners & Sponsors

Madeleine Egger

Business Development Manager
+49 176 36392366

Contact for Partners & Sponsors

Madeleine Egger

Business Development Manager
+49 176 36392366

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