I was wondering if front page features are done by popularity / sales or if I have a shot haha. Thank you for your time :)
This question gets asked a lot so I'm cross-posting my response from another topic since this post appears on Google.
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
I found this on Twitter https://twitter.com/itchio/status/527870381067993088 I hope this may help you :D