* All applications must be entered no later than Friday, March 26th 2021.
* No application fee is required for entry.
* The entry must have released within 2020.
* If an individual in the case of an indie game, the Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
* Entered games may run on any platform, but the Applicant must communicate platform needs and provide a playable version to DreamHack for judging purposes.
* The game entered by Applicant must be Applicant's original work and/or Applicant must have all necessary rights and permissions to enter and publish the game.
* If the Applicant enters a game that uses third-party engines, middleware, or other software, then Applicant must have all necessary rights to commercially publish the game.
Judges will review all of the games entered and will consider the criteria such as the following: Gameplay, Quality, Fun Factor, Technique, Design, etc. in the categories described. Upon being selected, which will happen soon after the above deadline, you'll be made aware that you've been nominated and we'll gather promotional assets for all digital branding and promotion.
* Promotion on DreamHack's dedicated Awards page.
* Promotion through DreamHack's social channels.
* Nominees and winners will have the chance to be featured in our video and livestream Originals content throughout the month of April and May.
* The Dreamies will be live streamed and involve various talent participation and promotion.
* Nominees will receive a digital laurel for the category selected.
* Winners will receive a trophy for the category selected.
Each Applicant represents and warrants that:
Applicant has the authority to apply and the person entering the application on Applicant's behalf is authorized to do so.
Applicant's application will not violate any agreement or understanding by which Applicant is bound, including any confidentiality, employment, consulting, intellectual property assignment, or license agreement.
Entry and publication of Applicant's game will not infringe or misappropriate any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any person or entity.
By applying, each Applicant assumes responsibility for and will indemnify, release, and hold harmless DreamHack, its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees from any and all responsibility or liability arising out of or in connection with: Any breach of Applicant's representations or warranties contained herein; and Applicant's violation of the Rules and any guidelines, policies and terms prescribed by DreamHack.
Except where prohibited, Applicant consents to DreamHack’s use of Applicant's name, likeness, and similar characteristics for the purpose of streaming, advertising, selling, or otherwise promoting the Awards and the Event. Applicant agrees that there will be no financial or other monetary compensation for such use.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
not responsible for: Any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Applicant, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated; Technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; Unauthorized human intervention in any part of the application process or the Awards; Technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Awards or the processing of applications; or any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Applicant's participation in the Awards. If for any reason an Applicant's application is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Applicant's sole remedy is another application in the Awards.
All preliminary application information and game data that is entered is confidential and will be only viewed by DreamHack.
No game will be stored once entries have been reviewed.
reserves the right to cancel, modify or suspend the Awards for any causes beyond the control of DreamHack that affect the effective administration, proper conduct, or integrity of the Awards. If this event should occur, DreamHack will post notice on the Awards page.