Nordic Game Discovery Contest debuts in Oulu

The Nordic Game Discovery Contest will host the tenth qualifier of Season IV at the Polar Bear Pitching event in Oulu, Finland, on 12 March 2020.

NGDC host and Nordic Game CCO Jacob Riis is very happy to announce the partnership.

“Polar Bear Pitching is perfectly suited to host a qualifier of the NGDC, and we’re very thrilled to see which games will make it as contestants this year, and how they will perform under the immense fun and pressure that is part of pitch battling on stage.”


“We are very happy to welcome NGDC to Oulu. ” adds Roberto Hanas. “We have been fans of the concept since the beginning and now it’s great to have the opportunity to host it in our region.”


The qualifier in Oulu will be the tenth stop on the NGD Season IV tour plan. The selected game will win a seat in the NGDC Grand Finals next year at Nordic Game 2020, in Malmö, Sweden, as well as prizes from Xsolla, Versus Evil, Microsoft, PR specialists Plan of Attack, and influencer marketing experts Matchmade.


Apply now!


Are you developing or have you already developed a game that deserves more attention than it’s received so far? And are you attending Polar Bear Pitching in Oulu? If so, submit your game and prepare to go on stage for the tenth qualifying round of NGDC Season IV – and maybe all the way to the finals at NG20 next May.


Here’s the submission form for the NGDC Season IV qualifier at Polar Bear Pitching in Oulu on 12 March:


Deadline for submissions is 27 February 2020!


NGDC Season IV is sponsored by Xsolla, Microsoft, Versus Evil, Nordic Game Ventures, Matchmade,, and Plan of Attack.

Interested in becoming an NGDC partner or sponsor? Contact Nordic Game BD director Teddy Florea ( to learn about some great opportunities still available for the upcoming tour.