For the last couple of years Intel have been sponsoring a game design competition called Level Up, and it's returning in 2012 - although it is branded "2011" for some reason - with the promise of a $10,000 prize for the winner along with "an opportunity" to get on Steam. The idea is simple: submit a game demo, and potentially win big. The basic rule of thumb is: submit Windows executable demo, and you could be a contender for any number of winner categories. The deadline for submitting is March 19, 2012 at 11:59 PM (U.S. Pacific Time). Admittedly, that basically means those of your who are already working on something are probably the only people in with a chance, but it's worth a punt for your part-finished game. You can check out past winners of the competition here. The main page for the 2012 event is here, and the rules for entering are here.
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