Sponsors

Sponsorships

Are you interested in being a sponsor for Global Game Jam?

Contact us directly for more information and to obtain our sponsorship kit at sponsorships@globalgamejam.org.

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Promotions

Do you have promotions or freebies that you would like to make available for GGJ jammers? These could be free downloads, or license codes or other services we could find useful for GGJ.  Contact us at promotions@globalgamejam.org.

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  • Become a GGJ 2014 sponsor today!

  • What will happen to your Global Game Jam game once the event is finished? Will it languish on your computer, never to be touched again? Will you find it difficult to move the project forward without the input of others? If your answer to these questions is "I don't know" or "Yes," then GameSprout might be your solution. GameSprout, created by renowned game designer Jesse Schell, is a platform dedicated to collaborative game design. GameSprout gives everyone the ability to participate in game design, making the process available and transparent to all. GameSprout members can submit game concepts, art, and demos; get feedback from the community; play game prototypes and assist others in developing their game ideas. A GameSprout membership is available to you at no cost with your participation in the Global Game Jam. GameSprout is the perfect place for gamers of all abilities to share their ideas and educate one another in game design and development. Learn more at www.gamesprout.com.

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  • PlayStation®Mobile is a proud sponsor of Global Game Jam 2014. We are excited about Global Game Jam, a wonderful event where the joy of game creation is shared with all the world! We invite 2014 jammers to choose PSM as their GGJ development platform and become Playstation Mobile developers. Start here!

  • Unity is a game development ecosystem: a powerful rendering engine fully integrated with a complete set of intuitive tools and rapid workflows to create interactive 3D and 2D content; easy multiplatform publishing; thousands of quality, ready-made assets in the Asset Store and a knowledge-sharing community.

    For independent developers and studios, Unity’s democratizing ecosystem smashes the time and cost barriers to creating uniquely beautiful games. They are using Unity to build a livelihood doing what they love: creating games that hook and delight players on any platform.

  • enchant.js is an open source HTML5 based game engine developed by Ubiquitous Entertainment Inc., and was released on April 17, 2011. Dual licensed under the MIT/GPL Version 3 licenses, it enables cross-platform application development for the PC/Mac and iPhone/Android. Originally developed for 9leap (http://9leap.net/), enchant.js is now the most widely used HTML5 game engine in the world (Source: UEI, November 2012).

    enchant.js has received high praise in various fields, and was awarded the 2012 Network Award at CEDEC 2012, hosted by the Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA). It has been designated as an "Innovative Technology" by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

  • The Video Game Voters Network (VGVN) is a online community with a focus on the positive impact that video games have in our society. Through legislative outreach, and interaction with both new media and mainstream media, this network of more than 500,000 individuals is actively promoting the rights of video game creators and consumers. The network is building a groundswell of support for the positive influence video games have on the economy, health and families, artistic expression, education, and everyday life. For more information on the VGVN and to sign up, please go to www.videogamevoters.org.

  • GitHub is the best way to build software together. Whether it's your company's app, your favorite open source library, or a weekend side project, GitHub helps everyone work together better by providing tools for easier collaboration and code sharing. Catch up on what happened while you were out or ask for help on a tricky chunk of code. Manage and contribute to projects from all your devices. The best part is you can keep using all of your favorite tools. Start collaborating on code today—open source project hosting is free!

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  • Developed by Epic Games, the award-winning Unreal Engine is known for its cutting-edge graphics technology, world-class toolset and scalability across PC, console and mobile platforms. Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) is designed to accelerate developers’ productivity for creating high-quality games, applications, training simulations, visualizations, digital films and animated entertainment. Powering hundreds of games and integrated with two dozen leading middleware technologies, UE3 holds more than 20 technology awards, including eight Game Developer Front Line Awards and six Develop Industry Excellence Awards. The Unreal Engine also owns a seat in the Front Line Awards Hall of Fame. Unreal Engine 4 (UE4), winner of multiple Best of E3 2012 awards, offers unprecedented graphical capabilities and workflow improvements that provide unparalleled accessibility for developers building the next generation of games and applications. For more information, visit http://www.unrealengine.com and follow @UnrealEngine.

  • eRubbermaid is an online distributor of Rubbermaid Commercial Products, a pioneer in innovative cleaning, waste and material handling products. While commercial products may be our business on the surface, eRubbermaid.com is fundamentally a tech company providing the link between manufacturing and end-users in a convenient online platform. As part of the vision of the company's founders, eRubbermaid is dedicated to contributing 5% of overall profits to sponsoring various organizations and events in the technical and creative fields.

  • Project Anarchy is a complete end to end game engine and state-of-the-art toolset for mobile. Project Anarchy also comprises a vibrant game development community centered right here at www.projectanarchy.com. Project Anarchy includes an entirely free license to ship your game on iOS, Android and Tizen platforms.

  • Where fun has serious impact! This master’s degree, the first of its kind in the nation, prepares you to create, use, and evaluate digital games for the purpose of learning in formal and informal settings. Study in New York City with internationally renowned faculty in both instructional design and the learning sciences. Choose from areas of study including game design, game development, and game research. Study full or part time. Benefit from our location in the NYU Media and Games Network (MAGNET), a cutting-edge new facility in Brooklyn. Prepare for a career as director of games for learning projects, learning game designer, game researcher, or program evaluator in private industry, university-based research centers, community agencies, not-for-profit organizations, and school systems.