Finalists revealed for Global VR Challenge

Developers a step closer to winning from cash prize pool of $35,000

Finalists revealed for Global VR Challenge

The finalists for the Global VR Challenge have been chosen following a second round of intense judging.

A panel of experts have narrowed down the shortlist of 22 games to select the final ten.

Road to Shanghai

Each team will now jump on a plane to ChinaJoy in Shanghai where they stand the chance of winning cash for their game from the $35,000 prize pool.

The finalists are:

The Global VR Challenge was created by Steel Media, publisher of Pocket Gamer, in association with China’s leading VR company, DeePoon.

The goal is to identify the best new VR games development talent and concepts from the UK, Europe and the rest of the world, and help bring them to the world’s biggest VR market, China.

The winners of the Global VR Challenge will be announced during a special ceremony on the show floor at ChinaJoy this week.

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Craig Chapple is a freelance analyst, consultant and writer with specialist knowledge of the games industry. He has previously served as Senior Editor at, as well as holding roles at Sensor Tower, Nintendo and Develop.