LONDON, November 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – TIGA, the network of video game developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the UK video game industry, announced the winners of the TIGA UK Games Industry Awards, following a virtual awards ceremony broadcast on 25e November 2021. This year’s winners are listed below.
BEST ARCADE GAME: Team 17 (editor) and Studio Koba (developer): Narita Boy.
BEST RECRUITMENT AGENCY: Aardvark Swift.
BEST QA / LOCATION PROVIDER: PTW.
BEST CASUAL GAME: Trailmix: Love and pies.
HERITAGE PRIZE IN THE GAMES: Dovetail Games: Trains Sim World 2.
BEST EDUCATIONAL / SERIOUS / SIMULATION GAME: BBC Bitesize / Mobile Pie: Detectives in the history of BBC Bitesize.
BEST TECHNICAL INNOVATION: Panivox.
BETTER AUDIO DESIGN: Square Enix: NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…
BEST RLE GAME: State of the variable: last stop.
BEST ACTION AND ADVENTURE GAME: Sony Interactive Entertainment / Insomniac Games: Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales.
DIVERSITY AWARD: Payload Studios: Tentacle Zone Incubator.
CREATIVITY AWARD: State of play: south of the circle.
BEST EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION: The University of Portsmouth.
BEST SOCIAL GAME: Supermassive Games: The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope.
BEST AUDIO SERVICE PROVIDER: Side.
BEST STRATEGY GAME: Creative assembly: Total War: WARHAMMER II.
BEST EDITOR: Interactive entertainment from Sony.
BEST TAX AND ACCOUNTING FIRM: MMP tax.
EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP: Jason falcus, COO Kwalee.
BEST VR / AR GAME: Rebellion: Sniper Elite VR.
BEST ART / ANIMATION / TRAILER SUPPLIER: Atomhawk.
BEST PUZZLE GAME: Out of the Blue Games: Call of the Sea.
BEST EDUCATION AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE: Ubisoft.
BEST LEGAL SERVICE PROVIDER: Stevens & Bolton LLP.
BETTER VISUAL DESIGN: Sony Interactive Entertainment: Return.
BEST SERVICE PROVIDER: Liquid purple.
BEST SMALL STUDIO: XR games.
BEST LARGE STUDIO: Kwalee.
EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYER AWARD 2021: Dovetail games.
EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUAL PRICE: Jake Habgood, director of educational partnership at Sumo Group.
GAME OF THE YEAR: Supermassive Games: The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope.
TIGA’s charitable partner for the 2021 Awards is SpecialEffect, the charity that uses technology to improve the quality of life for people with physical disabilities through video games (https://www.specialeffect.org.uk).
Dr Richard Wilson OBE, CEO of TIGA, noted:
“Congratulations to all the fantastic finalists and wonderful winners of the 2021 TIGA UK Games Industry Awards.
“Thank you once again to our judges, the TIGA team and our generous sponsors for making possible our celebration of excellence in games, business and education.
“The TIGA Awards aim to recognize excellence. TIGA looks forward to working with its friends, members and supporters to promote excellence in our industry in the months and years to come. “
The 2021 Awards are supported by some of the biggest names in the video game industry:
* Gold Sponsors: Friends; BeautyLabs International; Atomic falcon; Red kite games; Laboratory 42; Lockwood Publishing; Pipelines; Pixel Ant; Digital sumo; Supermassive Games; and the Chinese room.
* Silver Sponsors: University of Abertay; Creative Wales; Dovetail games; GlobalStep; Pearson; Space monkey games; Stevens & Bolton LLP; Ubisoft; Universally speaking; and the University of Portsmouth.
* Bronze Sponsors: University of Bournemouth; Masters of code; Eaton Smith LLP; Hiscox; Hot House Music; Kwalee; MMP tax; Outplay Entertainment; Payload studios; Side; S-Tech Insurance; Staffordshire University; Tazman Audio; Testronics; and world makers.
TIGA is the trade association for the UK video game industry. Our vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to develop video games. Our main goal is to strengthen the game development and digital publishing industry. To do this, we focus on four strategic objectives:
For more information, contact TIGA:
Phone. : 0845 468 2330
E-mail: [email protected]