March Mayhem: Developer's Showdown

Welcome to The Escapist's 2009 March Mayhem: Developer's Showdown, where the top 64 developers go head-to-head to see who is the best. Our elimination style tournament has started and won’t end until 1 developer remains and it's YOU who is going to determine the outcome of each match-up through voting for your favorite developer! If you need a little more info to get you started, just watch this video.

How to Begin Voting

  1. If you don't already have an account with The Escapist, sign up HERE.
  2. You are now able to vote on any of the match-ups. A Number 1 seed is the highest in each Division, while the Number 16 is the lowest. You are allowed 1 vote per match-up but there are 2 ways you can vote.
    1. Click on any of the Divisions from the picture above or the Division Tabs above the picture itself. To cast your vote, click on the circle next to the developer of your choice in each of the matchups and then click the submit button at the bottom of the page.
    2. Or, click HERE to be directed to the forums. In the forums you will see all the match-ups in thread form and you are able to cast your vote at the top of each thread.
  3. Once you have voted you will be able to view the updated match-up vote totals, so feel free to check back and see how the match-up is going
  4. Each Round lasts for 48 hours, with the Final Round lasting for 72 hours. The list of rounds are below:

    Round 1: March 19-20 – Results are in.
    Round 2: March 23-24 – Results are in.
    Round 3: March 26-27 – Results are in.
    Round 4 'The Great Eight': March 30-31 – Results are in.
    Semi-Final Round: April 2-3 – Results are in.
    Final Round: April 6-8

  5. Remember, after each round the winners move on and the defeated try again next year. Voting in all 63 match-ups will get you a limited edition March Mayhem badge that will show up on your Escapist profile!

Grab your friends and get ready to pick your winners. The Mayhem has begun!

Check out the ongoing results and discuss the games on the forums or take a quick glance at the current standings.

Please Note

This tournament is for FUN! All development studios have all been given the same information regarding this event, so how they choose to tell their communities about it is up to them and will be considered valid. Cheating on the other hand (creation of multiple accounts for example) will not be tolerated. The voter will be permanently banned from our server and their votes will be negated.