We're currently following up with Activision and will get out the details out as soon as we know more.
Update: Activision has posted a short announcement document (copied after the break) on its consumer site.
Indie Game Competition:
"Activision announces the 2010 Activision Independent Game Competition!
"This summer, one developer will win funding to make their game development dreams a reality. The official entry form and eligibility requirements will be posted in a few weeks. In the meantime, this is what we'll be looking for in submissions:
- "A two-page summary of your proposed game. Please include three to five bullet-point elements or goals that you feel define your project (i.e. 'open- world,' 'puzzle-based,' 'flying dragon combat'). Beyond that, you may structure these two pages as you see fit; creativity is encouraged.
- "A video, no longer than five minutes, explaining and illustrating your game. Footage of your game in motion, character models, animatics -- show your project and its elements however you feel would be most compelling.
- "The official entry form, which will be posted here soon
- "A non-disclosure agreement, which will be posted here soon
"Check back for more information in early March, and good luck!"