TIGA Congratulates the Winners of the 2017 Develop Awards

TIGA, the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the UK video games industry, wishes to extend congratulations to all the winners and nominees of the 2017 Develop Awards.

The awards presented to organisations including Playground Games, Supermassive Games, Playtonic Games, Universally Speaking, Aardvark Swift, Fiddlesticks Games, Rocksteady, Creative Assembly and Ghost Town Games, illustrate the creativity and skill that puts our national sector at the forefront of the international stage.

For a full list of the Develop Award winners, see: http://www.develop-online.net/news/guerrilla-games-win-studio-of-the-year-at-the-develop-awards-2017/0233788

Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO, said:

“The quality and diversity on show across the Develop Awards’ winners and nominees is a testament to the creativity, innovation and strength of both the UK and global games industry. The winners and nominees should be incredibly proud of their accomplishments. TIGA would like to extend congratulations to all the winners and nominees of the 2017 Develop Awards.

“From inspirational game designers and expert artists to leading edge tool providers and dynamic publishers, the winners demonstrate why there is much reason to be optimistic about the future of games, those that make them, and the audiences they give so much pleasure. Particular congratulations to the joint Development Legend winners John and Brenda Romero, who together have helped shape what games are over several decades, motivating many other to pursue a career in the industry.”

TIGA welcomes recognition of games through occasions like the Develop Awards,  as they shine a spotlight on the value of games as an art form, industry, entertainment product and catalyst for technological advance.

TIGA’s own Games Industry Awards 2017 take place on November 2nd 2017 at the V&A Museum, London. For more information visit tiga.org/awards.