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Android at Play: Android Game App Contest

This competition has ended

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.

Read about / download the following tools:


  • 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

GeneralRe: About the judge done monthly and engines Pin
Jamie Galindo2-Aug-12 10:45
staffJamie Galindo2-Aug-12 10:45 
GeneralRe: About the judge done monthly and engines Pin
Jamie Galindo2-Aug-12 11:02
staffJamie Galindo2-Aug-12 11:02 
QuestionQuestion Pin
bgaldames19-Jul-12 9:25
memberbgaldames19-Jul-12 9:25 
AnswerRe: Question Pin
Jamie Galindo20-Jul-12 3:57
staffJamie Galindo20-Jul-12 3:57 
GeneralGame Engines Pin
prchakal18-Jul-12 8:29
memberprchakal18-Jul-12 8:29 
GeneralRe: Game Engines Pin
Jamie Galindo19-Jul-12 11:37
staffJamie Galindo19-Jul-12 11:37 
GeneralRe: Game Engines (Any update on this?) Pin
danishgoel31-Jul-12 5:31
memberdanishgoel31-Jul-12 5:31 
GeneralRe: Game Engines (Any update on this?) Pin
Jamie Galindo31-Jul-12 5:38
staffJamie Galindo31-Jul-12 5:38 
Hi there,

My apologies, yes, as long as the engine you're using (and app) work in the intel emulator (see link to the emulator under Resources You'll Need) then you are free to use that engine.

Please let us know if you have further questions.

The Code Project Team
Generali'm confused Pin
Yureckey16-Jul-12 20:33
memberYureckey16-Jul-12 20:33 
GeneralRe: i'm confused Pin
Jamie Galindo19-Jul-12 11:35
staffJamie Galindo19-Jul-12 11:35 

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