wave engine game developer contest 2016 winners

And the winners are...

LAST MOVE by pevecyan

1st prize: $15,000 USD


by Gritmaniacs

2nd prize: $8,000 USD


by jaladaGmbH

3rd prize: $5,000 USD


by Adam_881010

4th prize: $2,000 USD

What are the deadlines?

All participating games should be published to the Microsoft Store between the
1st of May and the 31st of October 2016.

We offer sufficient time for the offer to be successful and attract the highest number of developers possible.

Winners will be announced on the
15th of November 2016.

Who are the jury?


You can find out who the jury comprises of on the competition website. These will be from the Wave Engine Team and Plain Concepts.


The jury will take into account qualities such as originality, technicality of the gameplay and final product amongst other aspects.


The jury will evaluate all of the projects between the 1st of November and the 15th of November 2016.


The final decision of the jury will be published on the 15th of November 2016.

Contest is closed!

We are sorry, but it's too late to participate in this contest. Hope to see you in next one!

Any questions?

You can read contest terms in https://waveengine.net/Contests/Terms.

Where can I find documentation about Wave Engine?

Wave Engine has documentation and video tutorials which you will find very useful when starting to create your game.

Getting Started Video

All Wave Engine documentation can be found through the following link.

If you like the thought of learning with practice, download our Game Start kits.

Wave Engine team blog where we periodically publish articles about new features, extensions and tricks using Wave Engine.

And finally, join the Wave Engine Community Forum where you can share your experiences and ask other game developers your questions.

Do I need a Microsoft developer account?

Once you've signed up to the contest with the above form we will send you an email with instructions to get token with which you can create a free Microsoft developer account.

I have never published games on Windows Store.

The publishing process can be variable so it is not easy to know the exact duration, but we suggest you post your game before the 1st of September to avoid any problems. In this link you will find a step by step guide to the publishing process on Windows 10 Store (UWP).

Who are the jury who will assess my game?

The jury will be composed of people from both Wave Engine Team and PlainConcepts.

Can I send more than one game?

Yes, you can participate with all the games that you develop at the appointed time for the competition according to the rules set forth above.

What version of Wave Engine should I use to participate?

You need to publish your game compatible with Windows 10 Store (UWP), so you must use WaveEngine 2.1.0 or higher, although we recommend using the most current version.

I'm under 18, can I participate in the contest?

If you are under 18 years old you must participate through your parents or legal guardian.

Where can I ask about my Wave Engine doubts?

In the Wave Engine forum you can ask all your technical questions where they will be answered in the shortest possible time.

Where can I ask about my doubts with this contest?

For any questions about the rules, prizes, jury etc you can send an email to the email address worldContest2016@waveengine.net.

If I already have a game published on Windows Store with Wave Engine, can I participate?

If your game has been developed with Wave Engine and has been published onto the Windows 10 Store (UWP) between the 1st of May and the 31st of October 2016, then you can participate.

Can I publish my game on other platforms?

The competition version of your game for Windows 10 (UWP) will be valued, but you are free to publish and market it on other platforms.

How can I find out if my game has been awarded?

The winning games will be published on the 15th of November on the contest website and if you are one of the winners, then we will contact you via email.