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Gorilla Hugs Kitten, Activision’s Indie Compo Winners

By Nathan Grayson on June 26th, 2012.

Next year, I imagine Activision will also host a best Call of Duty contest. Winner gets a contract. Everyone else gets sued.

No, for real! See? Amazing, right? Activision’s indie competition, I think, follows a similar pattern – except with slightly fewer kittens and tremendously less publicity. I mean, I hear about the winners (and their $175,000 prizes) and think “Wow, good on Activision for setting such a cool thing into motion.” Then I remember that, no, this isn’t new. And finally, I remember why I didn’t remember: because Activision does a horrific job of giving these things any promotion. I suppose, though, that some is better than none, and so let’s have a look at the winner’s podium, shall we?

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