Submit Your Entries For The 2023 GameMaker Awards


It’s time to chill the champagne and rehearse your acceptance speeches, because the 2023 GameMaker Awards are now open for submissions!

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

  • Best Game 2023

  • Most Anticipated Game 2023

  • Best of 2023

Submissions are now open and run from 02/06/2023 through to 21/06/2023.

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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 last year's winners Revita 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 2022 and April 30th 2023;

  • 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 with the #GMAwards #GameMaker hashtags.

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, and getting emotional over cartoons and comics.
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