Let’s Play Ep #1: 2022 Tentacle Zone Incubator

Posted by Exient on 6 April 2022
Let’s Play Ep #1: 2022 Tentacle Zone Incubator

We’re delighted to present the first episode of our Let’s Play video series, in which we take a deep dive into the 2022 Tentacle Zone Incubator initiative.


During this video roundtable session, our guests explore how you can get your studio involved in this year’s incubator and look at some of the wider issues surrounding equality, diversity and inclusion within the games industry.

Joining our host Bex Trista as part of an awesome panel are:-

  • Nisha Valand (Tentacle Zone)
  • Salman Shurie (Gesinimo Games)
  • Sid Toast – (Flightful Pear)
  • Nusrat Shah (Exient)

In 2021, Payload Studios launched the first ‘Tentacle Zone Incubator’, a four-month virtual incubator programme for twelve early-stage founders from underrepresented groups at zero cost to the participants.

Here at Exient, we’re proud to be supporting the 2022 Tentacle Zone Incubator, providing insight to participating studios through mentoring.

This year’s incubator will expand on the success of the 2021 programme, offering places to early-stage developers from underrepresented groups, including but not limited to, POC, lower socioeconomic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, underrepresented genders, people with disabilities and neurodiversities.

Applicants should be working on their first game and need focused support and networks to help take their game and business to the next stage.

For more information and to sign up before the April 8th deadline, visit https://tentacle.zone/incubator/ 

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