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  Fat Bear Week Rolls Over the Competition at the Game Development World Championship Weekly Vote!
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

For immediate release on September 28th.

Fat Bear Week by Team Fat Bears, a student development team from Tampere University of Applied Sciences, in Tampere, Finland has won the weekly voting on Game Development World Championship Fan Favourite category for the Platformer Games Week. The game is available for download at

“Become the fattest bear before winter comes! Roll around eating food and turning into the biggest bear of the forest! - A third person, single-player action-paced collectathon full of delicious food to eat and secrets to find” Team Fat Bears describes their game.

Team Fat Bears moves onto the next round in the Fan Favourite category of the GDWC - Game Development World Championship. They will face off against other weekly vote winners in the final voting event at the end of the GDWC 2020 season.

The runners up this week were:

2nd place: Saving Mr. Sparkles by Leander Nieuwenstein, Germany

3rd place: Neko Ghost, Jump! by Burgos Games, USA

The GDWC team sends big congratulations to the winning team and huge thanks to all Nominees and voters. The weekly votes take place each week, from Monday to Saturday and there are always six new exciting games to check out and vote for. This week's vote is already live on the event website at

This week's voting games have been picked from the Official GDWC Community Discord server. The Nominees are:

- Billion Beat by Dronami, USA

- ICONIC by Optimistic Games, USA

- Light of the Locked World by Zuurix, Lithuania

- NeuroSlicers by Dream Harvest, United Kingdom

- PROJECT D : Human Risen by Cat Games, Indonesia

- Yokai | The Mindbending Spiritworld Puzzlegame by Muca Studios, Netherlands

Game Development World Championship Website:

GDWC Presskit:

Fat Bear Week Win Announcement:

Fat Bear Week GDWC page:

Fat Bear Week Trailer:

GDWC Community Week 2 Vote Trailer:

For more information contact:

Olli Mäntylä, The GDWC Manager

[email protected]