Entering the digital age, games have a new influence in the digital economy thanks to their own technological capabilities.
In order to help the integrated development of the cultural industry in that context, based on the technological advantage of the game, the MINI-GAME challenge of the College of NetEase Games 2022 (called the MG Challenge) is official. Open for registration.
MINI-GAME has been held 4 times so far, showcasing the NetEase Entertainment Training System, which has won the ATD Academy Award in the field of gaming training. It also provides undergraduates with industry-leading training programs, an award fund and innovative awards. A total of more than 6,600 people entered the competition and over 800 game products were produced to help nurture creative talent in colleges and universities.
This year, MG Challenge has a total prize pool of 200,000 yuan, and will cooperate with NetEase Yunxin and Beijing New Sunshine Charity Foundation for high prizes. This is also the first time to cooperate with universities and educational institutions abroad such as USC and SFU, with the mission of inheriting culture, transmitting positive energy, and exploring the path of general talent training. industry and set the stage for college students.
As an important part of the cultural and creative industries, how can games better stimulate their educational and cultural functions? MINI-GAME has been comprehensively upgraded from the competition format to the resource inclination.
In order to create a good creative atmosphere, this competition has opened up the overall link of the competition-training-incubation-launching promotion, provision, richer course instruction, More complete collaborative development tools and a more professional review team. In addition to receiving cash rewards, the winners also have the opportunity to work on platforms like NetEase Cloud Games and TapTap, and receive employment support.
The competition selected 16 course packages covering planning, programming and art majors, and invited experts from NetEase to help, combined with an exciting online teaching method. The live broadcast of this open class will begin at 7:00 p.m. on September 22 and is free to all. It is worth mentioning that the finalists will receive dedicated guidance from NetEase’s expert tutors.