Tuesday, December 8, 2009
By: Matthew Doucette
Xona Games announced a top 3 finalist in the $200,000 I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition.
An update to an earlier post, Xona Games has advanced to round 3 in InNOVAcorp's 2009 I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition. In our zone, we are a top 3 finalist competing for $100,000 and $40,000 first and second place award packages. Across all zones, we are a top 15 finalist competing for an additional $100,000 provincial award. Wish us luck!
For some background history on InNOVAcorp's I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, read our earlier post.
About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $190,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.