The 2014 Gaming “Concept to Company” Contest (Utah Game Wars) was the 22nd competition and 2nd annual one focusing on game development. It took place from July to September 2014 and was a huge success! Over 35 awesome game developers applied to the contest and of those, ten finalists were chosen.
The finalists presented their games to a panel of industry judges and the general audience on August 27th, 2014 in downtown SLC at the Utah Game Wars event. At the conclusion of the judging, three winners were announced and awards were given. The winners were also featured at a Comic Con booth the following week in Salt Lake City.
Grand Prize: Jaxi the Robot
Runner Up: Dub Wars
Runner Up: Leaf
CrowdFavortie: Zombies Ate My Ice Cream
Contest Highlight Video
What They Won
Business Advisory Services (Grow Utah): $2500K Grand Prize; $1250 Each Runner-Up
Legal Services (Durham Jones Pinegar): $5K Grand Prize; $2500 Each Runner-Up
Comic Con Booth Space (Grow Utah): $6K ($2K Each Winner)
Game Consulting (UVU BRC): $3600 ($12 Each Winner)
Gaming ’14 Contest Sponsors