All The Big Winners From The 2020 Australian Game Developer Awards

The 2020 Australian Game Developer Awards, a celebration of the brilliant games created in Australia and the teams behind them, was held online last night, hosted by the amazing Jordan Raskopoulos. Following a staggering line-up of quality titles dropping this year, the awards were competitive as ever across both team and individual categories. Just looking at the list of studios and games nominated for awards, it really shows the high level of talent within the Australian gaming industry.

“There is a huge breadth of talent in the Australian games industry and the AGDAs provide us with a reason to celebrate those working in our sector,” said Ron Curry, CEO of the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association.

“The entertainment products they produce and the creative stories they tell are enjoyed by millions of players all over the world. These highly skilled individuals, technologists and studios deserve to be awarded for their contribution to the screen sector. We are thrilled we can celebrate them and continue our work with external stakeholders to push for the recognition and support they all deserve”.

Here’s the list of the big winners:

Studio of the Year Winner: League of Geeks

Game of the Year Winner: Moving Out (SMG Studio)

Best Art Winner: Necrobarista (Route 59)

Best Gameplay Winner: Boomerang Fu (Cranky Watermelon) 

Best Narrative Winner: UNDER A STAR CALLED SUN  (Cécile Richard)

Best Sound Winner: Audioplay: Alien Strike (Audioplay)

Best Music Winner: RITE (Pond Games) 

Best AR/VR Winner: Shooty Skies Overdrive (Mighty Games Group)

Best Serious Game Winner: Kana Quest (Not Dead Design)

Best Mobile Game Winner: Crossy Road Castle (Hipster Whale)

Best Ongoing Game (Game as a Service) Winner: World of Tanks (Wargaming Sydney)

Best Emerging Game Winner: RITE (Pond Games)

Rising Star Winner: Meredith Hall and Jarrod Farquhar-Nicol

Game Connect Winner: Ella Macintyre

Adam Lancman Winner: Jane Turner

Congratulations to all winners,nominees and everyone involved in supporting the Aussie gaming industry!

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