The MIX 5th Anniversary Showcase Highlights

The MIX 5th Anniversary Showcase Highlights

We celebrated the momentous MIX 5 Year Anniversary last week with one of the best showcases yet!


58 extremely impressive games across all platforms — PlayStation, Xbox, Wii, VR, desktop and mobile
Full games list here.


Guests representing top press and gaming companies.  




Press: IGN, GameSpot, New Yorker, New York Times, Kotaku, Polygon, PC Gamer, Game Informer, Eurogamer, Mashable, Engadget, Ars Technica, Paste Magazine, GamesRadar, Gamasutra, and many more.


Industry: PlayStation, Microsoft, Nintendo, Steam, Amazon, Google, Apple, Oculus, Intel, Humble Bundle,, Unity, Epic, Kickstarter, Fig, Kongregate, YoYo Games and MaxPlay, along with many others.


Live Streams
GameSpot hosted a MIX preview stream the morning before The MIX event, promoting the feature on their home page, and highlighted 9 great games from The MIX.

Monday night, IGN streamed 10 amazing game selections, featuring this piece on their home page.

Twitch featured the Monday night stream on their home page too.


New promotion with Humble Bundle


Working in partnership with The MIX, Humble Bundle created a bundle of early builds for the first time ever, including discount codes for getting the full games when they release — while also raising money for charities.
 MIX Humble Bundle GDC 2016 (2)


Best of The MIX
Continuing The Best of The MIX awards we started last year, we had a panel of judges select their Best of The MIX picks, and guests also voted for their favorites.


Top Judge’s Pick: Rain World

Top Guest’s Picks: Tooth and Tail, Giant Cop (tie)

Additional best of Best of The MIX details and runners up here.


Continually expanding support from excellent partners
Partner support for The MIX has been excellent, expanding this year with current and new partners: Unity, PlayStation, Amazon, Twitch, Intel, Adult Swim, Iron Galaxy, Washington Interactive, Razer, Astro and Guayaki.


Extra special thanks to IGN for supporting indies and The MIX 5 years running and for an outstanding 5 year anniversary event! It was amazing!