Overview

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The gaming industry is expected to be $111 billion industry by 2015. With millions of games across game consoles, PC, web and mobile, gaming is one of the most lucrative industries.

Though console games still continue to dominate a large fraction of this industry, web and mobile are fast gaining traction. In fact, amongst all the categories of apps on mobile app stores, gaming is the most popular category. This popularity can be attributed to the abundance of games on both Android and iOS platforms, the combined number has reached close to a million. A lot of PC games have also been adapted to the mobile platforms, over the period of time.

Likewise there is a niche segment of web games, that are played directly online in the browser. Though the number of such games is fairly small, there are some interesting games in this category. A lot of traditional PC games have been modeled to web games, with multi-player options over the internet.

This is hackathon, aimed at building some unique and interesting games. It is a 65 hour long, game development hackathon, where you have to build a fully functional web or mobile game. Our panel of judges will evaluate your app based on its functionality, ease of use, design and efficiency of code.

If you are a game developer or aspire to be one, then here's your chance to showcase yourself to the world.

There are great prizes to be won -

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Themes

Adventure Games

These are usually single player games, and are often set in fantasy or adventure worlds. You complete puzzles to advance levels.

Real-Time Strategy (RTS)

For these games, you usually need to build up your inventory of items, armies, etc. Similar to a strategy game, RTS games move in real-time, and players can play at once without taking turns so you can play together at the same time.

Puzzle Games

These games appeal to those who love to solve difficult puzzles. There are many levels, from beginner to expert, and games usually have coloured shapes and simple actions.

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Prizes

Each team member of the winning team will receive the prizes.

1st Prize

Trip to San Fransisco

2nd Prize

Xbox one with Kinect and Audio Technica Headphones

3rd Prize

GoPro Hero 4

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