Every year, GDD holds a showcase and competition to celebrate our students' games (with cash prizes!). We also create an online multipayer version of the exhibition for those who can't attend. Create an avatar, walk through the gallery, and check out the games using the links below!
Find a selection of past award-winning games below.
M.A.C.C.S is a VR survival game where the player must escape a decrepit cargo vessel in deep space while being hunted by an unseen threat. Using voice recognition, give commands to the ship's onboard AI and navigate your way to safety. Created by Matt Gumprecht.
A short game about a child struggling with the idea of her parents getting divorced. In order to cope with this, she hosts a council meeting with her stuffed animals and cat, each symbolizing a stage of grief. Created by Amari O'Connor.
Take an arcade-style side-scrolling beat-em-up game and mix it with a dance pad as the controller, and you’ve got Dance Dance Domination! Join Zeke’s journey on the fight for recognition for his own music genre, while beating up anyone that disagrees with his musical ideas. Created by Mario Egocheaga, Skye McCashion, and Jenna Saleh.
Explore a mysterious world and gain abilities in the Grey, a stylish first-person platformer where human cannons rocket you between islands floating in the sky. Created by Danny Christie, Mario Egocheaga, Drew Malabre, Ethan Reyes, Tristan Reyes, and Callum Scott.
A 2-8 player augmented reality party game where the goal is to get down! Each person passes the device around and chooses where to move and attack. At the end of each round, the highest player will lose a life. Last person standing wins! Created by Matt Camerato.
An RTS tower-defense hybrid, Imperius challenges players to carefully balance offensive and defensive strategies by choosing which ships to purchase, when and where to place bases, and how many power-ups to scavenge. Created by Matthew Hendrickson.
This stylish 2d/3d puzzle-platformer asks the player to change camera views in order to explore unfamiliar terrain and solve spatial puzzles. Winner of the 2021 People Choice Award at the Connecticut Festival of Indie Games. Created by Brendan Berg and Horacio Valdez.
Spacetime Liason is an interstellar dating game. Eat a nice meal and engage in deep conversations with potential suitors, but watch your manners. If you talk with your mouth full, make a mess, or handle yourself poorly in conversation, your date might give up on you. Created by Mike Fernandez, Czarisse Javier, Tyler Lyndon, and Drew Williams.