Unchain Your Game from Hardware

The Extreme iPad Challenge 2013 is a contest run by Extreme Reality for game developers to promote motion controlled games for iPad devices. The contest is open to game developers that wish to “motionize” their existing or new iPad games.

 

About Extreme Reality

Extreme Reality enables a future where people interact with computing devices by their body motion, without touching anything.  It is the only company to provide full-body, software-based, motion analysis and control to any computing device or operating system via a standard camera.  Offered as a software development kit (SDK) and with 14 patents granted worldwide, the company’s Extreme Motion product enables developers to create a wide range of experiences (applications, games, security programs and more)  that pioneer Natural User Interfaces (NUI) while  breaking the physical barriers of current hardware-based technologies.  Extreme Reality was founded in 2005 and is based in Herzelia, Israel.

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Eligibility

The Challenge is open to all developers, from beginner to expert.

You can enter as an individual developer or as a group of developers, just don’t forget to mention the number of developers in the submission form.

Requirements

Enhance your existing game with motion control or creating a new game for iPad using the Extreme Motion SDK.

Create a YouTube or Vimeo video which clearly demonstrates the functionalities of your app by walking through the features.

Submit your game to both Extreme Reality and the Apple Store by November 15th.   

 

Judges

Trip Hawkins

Trip Hawkins
Founder of EA and Digital Chocolate

Jeff Pulver

Jeff Pulver
Inventor of VoIP and an entrepreneur

David Nixon

David Nixon
CEO & Founder at Gemini Hive

Matt Turetzky

Matt Turetzky
COO at Lima Sky, LLC

Judging Criteria

  • Motionization
    Taking advantage of the Extreme Motion technology to enhance the game experience.
  • Graphics and Audio
    The level of visuals and audio in the game
  • Gameplay
    The storyline and mechanics that underpin the game. Is it fun to play?
  • Stickiness
    Does it have lasting appeal? Is it addictive? Would you finish the game? Would you play it again?
  • Polish
    Is the game ready for prime time?
  • Usability
    Is it easy to use with minimal explanations? Is it intuitive?

How to enter

If you have an existing game/app or an idea for a new game/app that fits the qualifications, apply online  and enter your general idea for the game/app.

Once you’ve submitted your idea to the Extreme Reality team we will contact you within 48 hours. You will receive the Extreme Motion SDK and contest criteria that includes documentation, samples, and UI tips to get you started with motion control ideas along with a few cool Extreme Reality gifts.

Your submission must include a YouTube or Vimeo video which clearly demonstrates the functionalities of your app by walking through the features.

Whether you are enhancing your existing game with motion control or creating a new game for iPad you will have until November 15th to develop and submit your game to both the Extreme iPad Challenge 2013 and the Apple Store.