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  Game Connection America 2016 Development Awards Winners
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03/15/2016
 


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Press Release:

San Francisco - CA, USA - 03/14/2016 - Game Connection America 2016 is off to a busy start, with over 1300 people attending the opening day. One of the highlights of Day One included the Development Awards Ceremony which took place this afternoon. The Game Connection Development Awards are open to console, mobile, social, casual, and online games at any stage of development with no restiction on genre, platform, or distribution method.

Each of the finalists, who were picked by a Judging Comittee of international industry experts, was presented with the unique opportunity to showcase their project to a large number of potential partners, ranging from publishers, distributors, buyers, and the press at the event. Winners were announced at the end of each category presentation.

The Game Connection Development Awards were given out in partnership with Microsoft Games, Bandai Namco Games and Develop.

Congratulation to all the winners below:

BEST CONSOLE / PC HARDCORE

Crossout by Gaijin Entertainment (Cyprus)

BEST DESKTOP / DOWNLOADABLE

Sequenced - Episode 1 by apelab (USA)

BEST MOBILE / TABLETS

Lara Croft GO by Square Enix Montreal (Canada)

BEST CASUAL GAME

Lara Croft GO by Square Enix Montreal (Canada)

BEST HARDCORE GAME

Planetoid Pioneers by Data Realms (USA)

BEST SOCIAL GAME

Heroes of Paragon by EVERYDAYiPLAY (Poland)

MOST PROMISING IP

The Sandbox 2 by Pixowl (USA)

BEST STORY / STORY TELLING

The Last Word by Fourth State (United Kingdom)

MOST CREATIVE & ORIGINAL PROJECT

The Last Word by Fourth State (United Kingdom)

BEST QUALITY OF ART

Project Amy by Stage Clear Studios

BEST INDIE GAME

The Last Word by Fourth State

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

Landlord Real Estate Tycoon by Reality Games (Poland)

Game Connection would like to thank all the jury members, the sponsors and the participants.