Develop Awards 2013 - Have you booked your place?

Develop Awards 2013 - Have you booked your place?
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

June 24th 2013 at 10:30AM

Move quickly to guarantee your seat at this year's must-attend ceremony

The Develop Awards returns in just over two weeks on July 10th at the Brighton Metropole hotel. Have you booked your place yet?

Tables and seats for the event are selling fast as the game industry prepares to descend on Brighton to recognise the sector’s finest talent.

This year’s event features a diverse array of almost 100 different nominees from the game development scene, and looks set to be one of the best Develop Awards ceremonies yet.

Only a limited number of seats are still available for the Develop Awards, which will take place on July 10th at the Brighton Metropole hotel.

To book your place, contact Kathryn.Humphrey@intentmedia.co.uk or call 01992 535 646.

For sponsorship and partner opportunities contact Alex.Boucher@intentmedia.co.uk or call 01992 535 647.

Visit the official website for more information.

To whet your appetite, you can view a full list of this year’s Develop Awards nominees below.

Successful iOS developer Fireproof Games is up for five nominations for The Room, followed by four nominations each for Hotline Miami developer Dennaton Games, SCE’s London Studio (Wonderbook), Arkane Studios (Dishonored) and Playground Games (Forza Horizon).

There are also key nominations for a number of other hugely successful companies, such as Clash of Clans outfit Supercell, CSR Racing developer Boss Alien, and Candy Crush Saga creator King.

There are nominations for all kinds of businesses, from solo indie games developers to 100-plus strong teams, middleware providers, service outfits and outsourcing firms.

Sponsors for this year's event are Platinum Partners Crytek, Deep Silver and Microsoft, Gold Partners Amiqus, Perforce, Pitbull Studio, Sumo Digital, Testronic Labs and UKIE, Drinks Reception Partner NaturalMotion Games, Event Partners Nova Scotia Canada and PlayMob, Table Gift Partner OPM Recruitment and Technical Innovation award sponsor ARM.

You can view a full rundown of this year’s Develop Awards finalists below.

DEVELOP AWARDS 2013: THE FINALISTS

 

NEW IP

Clash of Clans - Supercell
Clay Jam - Fat Pebble
Dishonored - Arkane Studios
Hotline Miami - Dennaton Games
Surgeon Simulator - Bossa Studios
The Room - Fireproof Games
Thomas Was Alone - Mike Bithell
Warface - Crytek

USE OF A LICENCE OR IP

Angry Birds Star Wars - Rovio
DmC: Devil May Cry - Ninja Theory
LEGO City Undercover - Traveller’s Tales
LittleBigPlanet Vita - Tarsier Studios
Magic 2013 - Stainless Games
Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed - Sumo Digital
The Snowman and the Snowdog - Crash Lab
Wonderbook: Book of Spells - London Studio

VISUAL ARTS

Awesomenauts - Ronimo Games
CSR Racing - Boss Alien
Crysis 3 - Crytek
Forza Horizon - Playground Games
Hotline Miami - Dennaton Games
LittleBigPlanet Vita - Tarsier Studios
Rayman Jungle Run - Pastagames
The Room - Fireproof Games

AUDIO ACCOMPLISHMENT

Crysis 3 - Crytek
Fable: The Journey - Lionhead
Forza Horizon - Playground Games
Hotline Miami - Dennaton Games
Kinect Sesame Street - Soho Productions
Sniper Elite 2 - Rebellion
The Room - Fireproof Games
Wonderbook: Book of Spells - London Studio

USE OF NARRATIVE

Crysis 3 - Crytek
Dishonored - Arkane Studios
The 39 Steps - The Story Mechanics
The Room - Fireproof Games
Thomas Was Alone - Mike Bithell
Xi: Continuum - nDreams
ZombiU - Ubisoft Montpellier
Wonderbook: Book of Spells - London Studio

PUBLISHING HERO

AppyNation
Kickstarter UK
KISS
NaturalMotion Games
Ripstone
Square Enix London Studios
Strategic Content - SCEE
Valve

ONLINE INNOVATION

Curiosity - 22Cans
Hitman: Absolution - Contracts - IO Interactive
Illyriad - Illyriad
RaceNet - Codemasters
Smart As - Climax Studios
Turbulenz Platform - Turbulenz

TECHNICAL INNOVATION

Dimensional Imaging
GameMaker - YoYo Games
Hitman Absolution Crowd Tech - IO Interactive
Just Dance TV - Ubisoft
Marmalade Juice - Marmalade
Oculus Rift - Oculus VR
Unreal Engine - Epic Games
Wonderbook - London Studio

TOOLS PROVIDER

Donya Labs
Epic Games
FMOD
Geomerics
Havok
Marmalade
Perforce
Unity Technologies

ENGINE

CryEngine 3 - Crytek
GameMaker - YoYo Games
Havok Vision Engine – Havok
HeroEngine 2 - Idea Fabrik
Unity Engine - Unity Technologies
Unreal Engine - Epic Games

SERVICES

Audiomotion
LocalizeDirect
Nimrod Productions
Pinewood Studios
Player Research
Quantic Dream
Testronic Labs
VMC Game Labs

CREATIVE CONTRIBUTION - AUDIO

David Housden - Thomas Was Alone
High Score Productions - Harry Potter Kinect
Savalas Sound - Halo 4: Spartans Ops
Side - Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
The Audio Guys - Sonic & AllStars Racing Transformed
Wave Studios - Kinect Sesame Street

CREATIVE CONTRIBUTION - VISUALS

Axis Animation - Halo 4: Spartan Ops
Cubic Motion - LEGO City Undercover
Faceware Technologies and CounterPunch Studios - Crysis 3
Rabcat - Forza Horizon
Realtime UK - Wargaming trailers
Tarsier Studios - LittleBigPlanet Karting

RECRUITER

Aardvark Swift
Amiqus
Avatar Games
Creative Personnel
Guru Careers
OPM Recruitment
Datascope
Specialmove

MICRO STUDIO

Big Head Games
Crash Lab
Dennaton Games
Fireproof Games
FuturLab
Hotsauce Interactive
Mike Bithell
Terry Cavanagh

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Abertay University Prototype Fund
Eutechnyx
King
The Foundry
Mediatonic
Mind Candy
Jagex
Wargaming

INDEPENDENT STUDIO

CCP
Crytek
Dlala
Ninja Theory
Playground Games
Sumo Digital
Supercell
Yippee Entertainment

IN-HOUSE STUDIO

Arkane Studios
Boss Alien
Creative Assembly
Criterion Games
IO Interactive
Sports Interactive
Traveller’s Tales
Ubisoft Montpellier

NEW STUDIO

22Cans
Born Ready Games
Boss Alien
Dlala
FuturLab
Hotsauce Interactive
Playground Games
Soho Productions