The latest Android and Google Play news for app and game developers.
If you’re an indie game developer, you know that games are a powerful medium of
expression of art, whimsy, and delight. Being on Google Play can help you reach
over a billion users and build a successful, global business. That’s why we
recently introduced programs, like the Indie
Corner, to help more gamers discover your works of art.
To further celebrate and showcase the passion and innovation of indie game
developers, we’re hosting the Google Play Indie Games Festival at the Terra
Gallery in San Francisco, on September 24.
This is a great opportunity for you to showcase your indie title to the public,
increase your network, and compete to win great prizes, such as Tango devices,
free tickets for Google I/O 2017, and Google ad campaign support. Admission will
be free and players will get the chance to play and vote on their favorites.
If you’re interested in showcasing your game, we’re accepting
submissions now through August 14. We’ll then select high-quality games that
are both innovative and fun for the festival. Submissions are open to US and
Canadian developers with 15 or less full time staff. Only games published on or
after January 1, 2016 or those to be published by December 31, 2016 are
eligible. See complete
We encourage virtual reality and augmented reality game submissions that use the
Google VR SDK and the Tango
Tablet Development Kit.
At the end of August, we’ll announce the group of indies to be featured at the
You can learn more about the event here.
We can’t wait to see what innovative and fun experiences you share with us!