Game Developers Wanted! United Esports and the DFINITY Foundation are paving the way for indie developers to create their dream game in an all-new competition series, Achievement Unblocked
Achievements unlocked was created to give developers of all skill levels the unique chance to take control of their destiny. The competition series will follow a pool of up to 100 selected participants and teams of all experience levels in near real-time as they compete and navigate the often challenging world of creating a new game. captivating. Each developer will have to fight to impress an esteemed jury in order to unlock additional tiers of support or risk elimination. Host Mitch Leslie will guide audiences through the difficult process of game development, capture the personal stories of contestants, and follow the exciting journey of the next big idea in game development.
On joining the show, Leslie said, “With the rise of Web3, there’s never been a better time to be a gamer. I’m beyond excited to be on this journey with our talented developers as they seek to harness the power of blockchain and the internet. The computer!”
“We are delighted to share what Achievements unlocked has to offer the world and we are thrilled to have such an incredible and dedicated industry professional as our host,” says Felix The Hague, Founder and CEO of United Esports. “So often we see independent game developers who want to pursue their artistic vision, struggling with a difficult and fraught path. That’s why we created this series of competitions, and we look forward to helping the next generation. of developers to overcome traditional barriers and launch their games successfully on Achievements unlocked.”
In a new twist on the traditional “competition series”, Achievements unlocked will provide grants, mentorship, technical support, and seminars throughout the program, giving top developers in the competition the opportunity to win funding to support their ongoing efforts, as well as monetary rewards for reaching the top. But what really sets this series apart from all other competitive shows is that while elimination may mean the end of a developer’s journey on the series, it doesn’t mean that game development or funding are finished.
As part of a larger initiative, the DFINITY Foundation and United Esports want to pave the way for independent game developers around the world, giving them access to the funds and resources needed to turn their dream game into reality. Currently, with $220 million available for funding, DFINITY Developer Grant Program catalyzes the growth of the Internet computing ecosystem and makes it accessible and accessible to more developers around the world.
For those ready to be part of the future of game development, the opportunity is NOW. Achievements unlocked is currently accepting applications to join this one-of-a-kind series via March 31, 2022.
To register and learn more, visit dfinity.org/achievementunblocked
The competition starts in the spring of 2022.
About United Esports
United Esports is a North American esports media organization founded in 2018 by an industry thought leader Felix The Hague. United Esports is the proud creative partner and go-to gaming agency of many global brands, and has won multiple industry Campaign of the Year awards for its work. United Esports is present in three areas of the gaming world: Media & Marketing, Esports Bars (Meltdown Esports Bars) and competitive esports investments (PSG Talon, Beastcoast). Additional information is available at www.unitedesports.com.
About Internet Computer
The Internet Computer is the world’s first public blockchain running at web-speed at Internet scale. A breakthrough blockchain technology that enables millions of entrepreneurs and developers (via the Internet Computing Protocol or ICP) to build dapps, DeFi, pan-industry platforms, websites and enterprise systems for rebuild and redo everything on the internet. It is created by the DFINITY Foundation. There are already several games running on the internet: Rise of the Magni, HexGL, Welcome Into the Metaverse, Saga Tarot and Reversi. These games operate entirely on-chain, a first for crypto.
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