Activision Announces Winners for Activision Independent Games Competition

on June 25, 2012 10:53 AM

Activision has announced the winners of the Activision Independent Games Competition. The competition, which is trying to promote innovation in games, was judged by IndieCade.

First place and $175,000 was awarded to Christopher Hui’s Iron Dragon, a flight adventure game designed for touch screen devices. Second and $75,000 went to Michael Stanton’s Planet Smashers, a multiplayer action game. The winners will retain all rights to the intellectual property rights.

It is impressive to see more companies getting involved with the independent games community and providing opportunities for more developers to make games.

 /  Staff Writer
Paul is what you would call a Jack of All Trades. He has an interest in programming and video games. He is also a capable artist, photographer, writer, reader, and an Ancient Karaoke Performer. He has been gaming since the late 80s starting with games such as Tetris and Arkanoid. His favorite genres in games include Role Playing, Action-Adventure, Rhythm, and Old School 2D Platformers. Books are another interest of his as his collection of books slowly overruns his living quarters.