GameMaker Awards 2022 | Submit Your Game!

GameMaker Awards 2022 | Submit Your Game!

Break out the bow-ties and practise your surprised face, because it's almost time for the 2022 GameMaker Awards!

Every year, we celebrate the incredible work of the GameMaker community by inviting them to submit their game for one of our three GameMaker Award categories:

  • Best Game 2022
  • Most Anticipated Game 2022

And new this year,

  • Best of 2022

Submissions are now open and run from May 10th through to May 24th

Our judging panel will decide on a final five for each category before giving our community the chance to crown our three winners in a public vote.

Each of the 15 finalists will receive: 

  • A finalist's logo
  • A 12-Month GameMaker Enterprise Licence. 

The overall winners will also receive:

  • A winners logo
  • Promotion on our social media pages and website
  • A coveted GameMaker Awards trophy.

Could your game follow in the footsteps of Forager and Colt Canyon and take home Best Game? There's only one way to find out.



  • The game must be developed in GameMaker
  • The game must have been released between April 1st 2021 and April 30th 2022
  • OR in active development with a playable demo (or early access)
  • OR uploaded to
  • You must be the developer/publisher of the game you are submitting
Submissions may also include videos, gifs, executables, or anything shared on social media #GMAwards #GameMaker.

Read the full terms and conditions.

We can't wait to see and celebrate your amazing games. Best of luck!!

Written by Ross Manthorp

Ross Manthorp handles all things community at the GameMaker team. When he’s not pulling the strings from behind the scenes he’s enjoying Nintendo games, indie games (mostly roguelikes) and getting overly emotional about cartoons and comics.