Xbox 360 finalists for Microsoft’s 2012 Dream.Build.Play challenge announced

Tuesday, 21st August 2012 21:05 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The Xbox 360 finalists for Microsoft’s 2012 Dream.Build.Play challenge have been announced.

The finalists for Xbox 360 are as follows, with eight UK developers in the running:

  • A Pixel Escape – Italy
  • Apple Jack 2 – United Kingdom
  • Bleed- Canada
  • Brand- Canada
  • Chibis Bomba- France
  • Chompy Chomp Chomp – United Kingdom
  • Dead Pixels- United Kingdom
  • Diehard Dungeon – United Kingdom
  • Divided- United Kingdom
  • Face-Plant Adventures – Germany
  • Gateways – United Kingdom
  • Graveyard Shift – Portugal
  • Imagine Earth – Germany
  • Moon Cheese – Sweden
  • Ninja Crash – South Africa
  • One Finger Death Punch – Canada
  • qrth-phyl – United Kingdom
  • Snails – Portugal
  • Windhaven – United Kingdom
  • Wyv and Keep – United States

Head on through the link to have a look at each entry, as well as the 20 finalists for Windows Phone.

All finalists receive a Windows Phone device, as well as a chance at an Xbox Live Arcade or Windows Phone publishing contract and the possibility to be part of the Xbox 360 Registered Developer Program.

The grand prize winners will be announced in early September and the winning Xbox 360 game will be awarded $40,000. Windows Phone winners will receive $20,000.



  1. ManuOtaku

    Having seen the results of the last one, i will say yes continue doing this, Dust is a living proof that this type of iniciative works, kudos and kudos to humble hearts (one dude dev team), for creating a marvelous game.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. The_Red

    They look mostly decent but only Gateways really grabbed my attention. Hopefully they won’t focus just on visuals (Luckily Dust – An Elysian Tail had the fun gameplay to back-up the stunning visuals).

    #2 2 years ago

Comments are now closed on this article.