September 14, 2018Karen Yue
We’re thrilled to announce the Echo Buttons Game Skills Contest with Hackster.io, an opportunity for US developers to publish a game skill for Echo Buttons for a chance to win their share of Amazon.com Gift Cards* and prizes totaling $25,000. With Echo Buttons, developers can build even more engaging gaming experiences that bring families and friends together. Each button illuminates and can be pressed to trigger a variety of play experiences powered by Alexa. One finalist will take home a $5,000 Amazon.com Gift Card and will get their skill promoted by Amazon.
On top of all that, the winners will get:
These prizes are to be split among team members, or hoarded if the winning skill was built by just one person. You have 10 weeks to build and submit your skill for certification and provide your submission package to Hackster.io by November 25. On December 19, we will announce the grand prize, finalist, and bonus prize winners. For the official contest rules, please see here.
The Echo Buttons Game Skills Contest invites developers to build an Echo Buttons game skill that educates and entertains Alexa customers. We’re looking for skills that bring friends and family back for game night.
Your skill will be judged on:
Explore some of the most engaging Echo Buttons game skills to date including: Bandit Buttons, Hanagram, Trivial Pursuit Tap, and more.
Register for the Echo Buttons Game Skills Contest now. We look forward to seeing what educational, entertaining, and engaging skills you build for Echo Buttons!
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