I was wondering if front page features are done by popularity / sales or if I have a shot haha. Thank you for your time :)
I found this on Twitter https://twitter.com/itchio/status/527870381067993088 I hope this may help you :D
Resurrecting an old topic to cross-post my response from another topic since I see this post appears on google quite a bit.
The majority of the games listed on the homepage are picked by our curators, but there are other ways to appear there. We have a recommended games section that can pull your game if it thinks it's similar to another game the person viewing liked. Additionally, we run sale carousels so if you have a paid game you can get some exposure by putting it in a sale when we're doing sale events. Also we run an editorial blog where we also feature many new games a week.
We're trying to make it as easy as possible for people who are building cool stuff to have a way to get their project as much attention as we can give it.
To get the homepage curators to notice your game there's a handful of things you can do:
Hope that helps