Welcome to the Partners+Prizes section where you can learn more about our Gaming For Pixels partners which range from gaming communities to sororities to some of the hottest Indie studios around.
They support the cause to end violence against women. Do you?
And to learn more about the prizes we and our partners are offering for the Spring Slam 2017, go here.
It’s time to stop violence against women. Together.
Abyssal Uncreations formed when two friends realized they had a story that they wanted to tell that they hadn’t seen before. They are purveyors of dark media with a purpose, creators of multifaceted narratives meant to simultaneously unnerve and shine a light on issues of identity, queerness, gender, neurodivergence, and other themes they’d like to see more of in media they consume.
Arcen Games, a tiny company founded in 2009, burst out of the gate with their modern classic RTS, AI War: Fleet Command. Experimenting in a variety of genres since then, the company has recently moved into 3D for AI War 2. Other upcoming projects are focused around VR.
Fundeavour is a social platform looking to improve the lives of gamers worldwide, including Youtubers, streamers and content creators. Through a combination of Facebook, LinkedIn and Coursera-style elements, the platform empowers its gamers to build relationships with other gamers, work with brands, gain more exposure, and learn how to transform their passions into a potential career.
IMBA Interactive is a Singapore-based game audio studio founded in 2013. We create original sounds, noises, music tracks, and voice work and integrate them into games, videos and installations. We pride ourselves with a strong understanding of interactive audio and game development and design. IMBA has since contributed sonically to a wide variety of mobile, desktop, console and VR games, including award-winning titles such as “Masquerada:Songs and Shadows” (Witching Hour Studios), and “Mr. Catt” (7quark).
Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated (OPBSI) is a Greek-lettered organization working towards the elimination of violence against women and empowerment of women. As a national sorority, OPBSI is committed to the development of collegiate and professional women through sisterhood, diversity, leadership, service and academic excellence. OPBSI envisions a world without oppression, where empowered women celebrate the essence of womanhood and act as resources in the advancement of their communities.
Brooklyn-based Studio Wumpus are the acclaimed developers of Sumer – a digital board game inspired by M.U.L.E. and the Epic of Gilgamesh. Race across the ziggurat to harvest barley, herd goats, and sacrifice to the great goddess Inanna. Sumer draws on modern Eurogame design elements like worker placement, territory control, and auctions. Its unique innovation is to place these into an action video game.
Supergiant Games is is a small developer with big ambitions: to make games that spark your imagination like the games you played as a kid. We were founded in a house in San Jose, Calif. back in 2009 by Amir Rao and Gavin Simon, who previously worked together on the Command & Conquer franchise at Electronic Arts in Los Angeles. We’re a small independent studio that specializes in making original downloadable games including Transistor, Bastion, and Pyre (coming in 2017).
The team at Witching Hour Studios, hailing from the sunny island state of Singapore, are a diverse bunch. Our nutty family of 15 artists, programmers and designers led by Creative Director, Ian Gregory, have been hauling butt together for nearly six years now, working on RPG and strategy games that we hope have delivered on our core principles of thoughtful gameplay mechanics combined with meaningful storytelling and worldbuilding. If you’d like, check out our previous work on Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion or Romans In My Carpet!