If you've come to this page then it's probably because you want to enter the Game-making Award presented by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
NEWS UPDATE: The competition is now closed to new entries, but stay tuned - the winners will be announced at the BAFTA Children's Awards on 25 November.
If you're also interested in designing games then why not also enter the Game Concept Award?
There's lots of information on this site which will help you create that winning entry. Why not start by looking at our make a game section where you can start learning how to create games using Unity.
You might also find it helpful to come along to one of our workshops to get some practical advice about your entry.
You can use a variety of different software packages to create your game before submitting the game file to us via the entry form. All submitted games must be playable on a PC, and supplied with instructions on how to open the game.
Acceptable file formats include Scratch (.sb), Kodu (.kodu - though please make sure your Kodu game is playable with a keyboard/mouse, rather than a gamepad) Windows Executable (.exe), MissionMaker (.mission), Flash (.swf), Algodoo (.phz) and HTML (.html). Please note that if you are submitting a HTML game, all the necessary game files should be collected together in a single .zip file. If you develop your game using Unity, please submit a .zip file containing the project data and a .exe - sadly, we can't accept .unity3d files.
Before you submit your proper entry, you should take a look at our practice entry form. Doing a practice run first means you should be able to prevent yourself making any mistakes on the main entry.
Remember, for the Game-making Award you will need to upload your game file, a screenshot of your game and a short movie file which demonstrate the game play within your video game.
To help you put your entry together, our friends at SCEE London Studio have put together an example showing how they'd pitch their own game, DanceStar Party Hits, if they were entering it into the competition - complete with entry form, screenshots, and an accompanying movie. Click here to check it out.
You should check that your game has a PEGI rating of 12 or under. Not sure what a PEGI rating is? Find out more here
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There's lots of different ways to make your own game - we've put together this guide to help you find the one for you.
Our friends at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's London Studio have put together example entries showing how they'd pitch their own game, DanceStar Party Hits, if they were entering it into the competition. Check them out for inspiration that could help you write your own entries.