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Android at Play: Android Game App Contest

We'd like to thank all the entrants for their submissions. They were spectacular! The contest has now ended. We look forward to announcing the winners shortly.

Got an idea for an amazing Android game? Create a new, NDK-based Android game app for Intel® architecture (IA) based devices, then write an article about it and you could win a $25,000 cash prize!

This Intel® sponsored contest runs for four months, from July 6th 2012 and ends November 6th 2012. There will be four prizes (one each month) of $1000 each, and a grand prize of $25,000.

Click on any entrant's submission and try their app in the emulator now!

Email us an article showcasing your app's code OR submit it directly to the site using our submission wizard.

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  • Submissions will be judged at the end of each month of the contest by The Code Project.
  • The grand prize will be judged by the Code Project and MVP panel selected by Code Project.
  • Judges will evaluate all eligible submissions on the following criteria: Prizes will be awarded based on how tightly an entry adheres to the conditions of entry, including: Focus and scope, overall quality, coherence, structure, and how well the app functions in the emulator.
  • Monthly votes and comments each submission receives on the Code Project website will be taken into account when choosing winners.


August Winner

Ash Cairo: 3D Cross-Platform 3rd Person Shooter - To Intel x86 Android

October Winner

Alex Saenko: R.O.O.T.S

Grand Prize Winner

Ashraf Samy Hegab: 3D Cross-Platform 3rd Person Shooter - To Intel x86 Android

Conditions of Entry | Current winners list

GeneralI have a Question PingroupGrasshopper.iics5-Nov-12 0:50 
GeneralRe: I have a Question PinstaffSean Ewington9-Nov-12 6:49 
QuestionArticle or Tip Eligibility PinmemberTG1e24-Oct-12 16:16 
AnswerRe: Article or Tip Eligibility PinadminChris Maunder25-Oct-12 14:22 
GeneralRe: Article or Tip Eligibility PinmemberTG1e25-Oct-12 22:46 
GeneralRe: Article or Tip Eligibility PinadminChris Maunder26-Oct-12 10:23 
GeneralRe: Article or Tip Eligibility PinmemberTG1e26-Oct-12 11:06 
GeneralUnity Android Game (which uses the NDK) Pinmemberyosofun2-Sep-12 17:17 
GeneralRe: Unity Android Game (which uses the NDK) PinstaffJamie Galindo6-Sep-12 4:22 
GeneralRe: Unity Android Game (which uses the NDK) Pinmemberyosofun6-Sep-12 11:24 
GeneralRe: Unity Android Game (which uses the NDK) PinstaffJamie Galindo10-Sep-12 11:36 
Generalquestions PinmemberMember 938572127-Aug-12 5:31 
GeneralRe: questions PinstaffJamie Galindo31-Aug-12 6:59 
GeneralRe: questions PinmemberMember 93857215-Sep-12 5:00 
GeneralRe: questions PinstaffSean Ewington5-Sep-12 8:54 
GeneralRe: questions PinmemberJyothikarthik_N13-Sep-12 20:31 
GeneralAny Language Limititations PinmemberYusuf Uzun15-Aug-12 4:01 
GeneralRe: Any Language Limititations PinadminChris Maunder19-Aug-12 8:38 
GeneralCreator Rights Pinmembertcfunk10-Aug-12 6:13 
Hello I am interested in entering the contest but I have some concerns about submitting full source code.
I know you go over it in the Terms and Conditions but I am not very good at parsing legal jargon.
Will you be distributing our source or compiled app in any way, or is it strictly for code review?
Thanks, and thanks for running such an awesome competition!
GeneralRe: Creator Rights PinadminChris Maunder19-Aug-12 8:37 
GeneralWhat about game assets? PinmemberJH6431-Jul-12 9:37 
GeneralRe: What about game assets? PinstaffJamie Galindo2-Aug-12 12:01 
GeneralHow many apps ? PinmemberManoel Ramon28-Jul-12 8:50 
GeneralRe: How many apps ? PinstaffJamie Galindo31-Jul-12 8:17 
GeneralAbout the judge done monthly and engines PinmemberManoel Ramon25-Jul-12 10:20 

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