Level Up 2013 Prizes

Serious rewards await the creators of the best original game demos.

Game of the Year

Grand Prize: 5,000 USD + Opportunity to offer game on Steam*

The developer of the game demo judged to be the best of all entries will win:

  • 5,000 USD cash prize
  • Inclusion of game demo on the Steam* Demos page
  • The opportunity to turn their game demo into a full playable game title and sign a Steam* online gaming platform commercial distribution contract with Valve Corporation. (Offer is subject to negotiation and agreement between Valve Corporation and the winner.)

Game Genre Categories

Prize: 3,000 USD + Game demo featured on Steam

The best playable game demos in each of 5 game genres will win:

  • 3,000 USD cash prize
  • Inclusion of game demo on the Steam Demos page

Game Genre Categories:

  • Best Puzzle/Physics Game
  • Best Platformer Game
  • Best Adventure/Role Playing
  • Best Action Game
  • Best “Other” Game

Skill and Craft Categories

Prize: Prize: 3,000 USD + Game demo featured on Steam

The game demos judged to exhibit exceptional technical or artistic merit will win:

  • 3,000 USD cash prize
  • Inclusion of game demo on the Steam Demos page

Skill and Craft Categories:

  • Best Art Design
  • Best Sound
  • Best Game with 3D Graphics
  • Best Character Design
  • Best Use of Game Physics

For complete contest rules, requirements, and prize details, see the Terms and Conditions.

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