Winners announced march 6

Pokki 1UP: Game Developer Contest

frame gold cup!

4 Horsemen

Developer: Nicklaus Liow

The Apocalypse is Neigh! Help War, Famine, Death & Disease rule the world in this game of wits. Quit stallion', play it now!



Wins $13,000


Developer: Evgeni Gordejev

Guide Tupsu through a series of challenging and fun levels in this beautiful physics based puzzle game.


Onslaught! Arena

Wins $7,000


Developer: Lost Decade Games

Battle hordes of classic medieval monsters in this fast-paced arcade medieval fantasy shoot 'em up!


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    Lawrence Koh

    General Manager of The Godfather:
    Five Families from Kabam

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    Erik Brudvig

    Director of Editorial Insights at EEDAR

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    Kim Swift

    Project Lead at Airtight
    Co-creator of Portal

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    Jason Ostresh

    Producer at EA Sports — Tiburon


Pokki 1UP was a contest to build an awesome game for Pokki. The contest ran from December 20th, 2011 to February 20th, 2012, and was open individuals or teams up to five people.

Entries were required to use open web technologies, including HTML5 and ascending technology such as Canvas, WebGL, Web Audio APIs, and WebSockets.

The judges scored all submissions based on Graphics and Audio, Gameplay, Appeal, and Polish. The top three entries won USD $30,000, $13,000 and $7,000 respectively. The People’s Choice award was given to the game with the most players by March 4th, with the winner receiving a laptop.

The winners were announced on March 6th, live at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2012 in San Francisco.

For details please read the Official Rules For additional questions please contact