TIGA congratulates the winners and nominees of the Develop Star Awards 2019

By July 11, 2019 Press Releases

TIGA, the network for video games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the video games industry, extends congratulations to the winners and nominees of last night’s Develop Star Awards.

The spread of winners showcased the immense talent, creativity and experience that exists within the UK games industry, as well as globally.

Dr Richard Wilson OBE, TIGA CEO, said:

“TIGA would like to congratulate all of the nominees and winners of the Develop Star Awards 2019. Winners from the UK included celebrated indie studios like Weather Factory and Ghost Town Games, established institutions like Jagex, Curve, Sumo Digital and Playground Games, and service providers such as Amiqus. Congratulations also to BAME in Games’ Kish Hirani, winner of the Diversity Star accolade and to the winner of the overall Develop Star Award, Hello Games co-founder and managing director Sean Murray.”

The full list of winners on the night were:

Best Visual Art: Forza Horizon 4 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios.
Best Narrative: Detroit: Become Human – Quantic Dream/Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Best Games Design: Cultist Simulator – Weather Factory.
Best Audio: Tetris Effect – Monstars & Resonair/Enhance.
Best Original IP: Two Point Hospital – Two Point Studios/Sega.
Best Innovation:
Cultist Simulator – Weather Factory.
Diversity Star: Kish Hirani – BAME in Games.
Best Supplier: Amazon Game Tech.
Recruitment Star: Amiqus.
Best Use of an Engine: Forza Horizon 4 – Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios.
Publishing Star: Curve Digital.
Best Mobile Game: Old School RuneScape Mobile – Jagex.
Game of the Year: Overcooked! 2 – Ghost Town Games/Team17.
Best Micro Studio: Weather Factory.
Best Studio: Sumo Digital.
The Develop Star Award: Sean Murray/Hello Games.

See here for more details: https://www.mcvuk.com/here-are-this-years-developstar-awards-winners/

About TIGA

TIGA is the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the video games industry. Since 2010, TIGA has won 28 business awards and commendations and has been successfully accredited as an Investors in People organisation four times. TIGA focuses on three sets of activities:

  • Political representation
  • Media representation
  • Business services

This enhances the competitiveness of our members by providing benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities. It also means our members’ voices are heard in the corridors of power and positively represented in national, broadcast and UK video games trade media.

Get in touch:

Tel: 0845 468 2330
Email: info@tiga.org
Web: www.tiga.org
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For further information, you can also contact:  Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO by email: richard.wilson@tiga.org


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