The cell games business has lengthy been identified for all of the distinctive and completely different impartial games that may be discovered round each nook inside the varied app shops. From the likes of Florence, to former Big Indie Pitch winners like What The Golf!?, we’ve seen many go from breakout hit to stardom. Nevertheless, with the potential subsequent massive factor hidden behind each nook, it could actually generally be considerably laborious to find that subsequent indie gem.
Well, this drawback is precisely why we arrange our common worldwide competitors for indie builders, The Big Indie Pitch, round eight years in the past. From San Francisco to Hong Kong and in every single place in between, we at present run round 20 of these international occasions a 12 months with a purpose to showcase all the wonderful new indie games in growth. Of course, there are prizes and worldwide recognition, however the reward is the likelihood to indicate all of you readers some of the newest games in growth.
Understandably, 2020 is proving to be a difficult 12 months for all in the business. As such, we felt it was essential to proceed to focus on all of the indie skills in any means we are able to and took the Big Indie Pitch digital, with our first digital pitches happening earlier this 12 months throughout our Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #1 convention.
Much like with our earlier digital pitches, the demand for our subsequent digital pitches was as excessive as ever, with 15 of the most fun builders battling it out for the crown. Nevertheless, three games rose to the high, with United Kingdom-based Miracle Tea’s Alula being topped the winner.
Of course, Alula, as you already know, was the winner, however we at all times award prizes for the high three. So learn on to not solely discover out more about Alula, but in addition our runners-up and honourable point out from The Digital Big Indie Pitch #four sponsored by our season sponsors, Kwalee and G-Star.