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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

For Immediate Release

Bath, UK – 11 th February 2014 – Steel Media is giddy with excitement at being able to announce the launch of the annual Pocket Gamer Awards.

As with past editions which have proved hugely popular with the readership, the Pocket Gamer Awards 2014 ( celebrate the excellence delivered by the mobile and handheld industry during the previous year.

As such, anything released on app stores or reviewed by Pocket Gamer between 1 st January and 31 st December 2013 was open to consideration by the editorial team during the selection of the finalists.

An increased number of nominees have been split into ‘Game of the Year’ categories for each of the leading formats, as well as genre-specific sections, before rounding off with slots for the year’s most accomplished publisher and developer.

But whereas the PG team has shortlisted the nominees, as in last year’s awards it will be the site’s readers who will decide on the winners. Voting for each of the categories is now open and will remain so until 12pm GMT on 7 th March 2014.

As has become tradition, the Pocket Gamer Awards 2014 winners will then be announced at a special event during the Game Developers Conference, which takes place in San Francisco between 17 th and 21 st March.

This year’s Pocket Gamer Awards are sponsored by Chukong and Kamcord.


For more information, contact Joao Diniz Sanches (joao [at]


Notes to editors

About Steel Media

Steel Media is a leading mobile consumer technology publisher based in the UK. With a team boasting over 90 years of experience in consumer and contract publishing, the company currently publishes Europe’s biggest mobile and handheld gaming website, the leading mobile games industry portal, consumer friendly iOS digital magazine Swipe, the US-based 148Apps network, respected iPhone gaming portal AppSpy, and a growing number of game guide iOS apps.

Steel Media also runs iPhone Quality Index and Free App Alliance, as well as the iPhone Alliance and Smartphone Alliance advertising networks, syndicates content to mobile operators and handset manufacturers, and provides a range of editorial, design, and other contract publishing services to a number of leading blue chip brands.

For further information the Pocket Gamer network or Steel Media, contact Chris James: