Don't miss the Develop Awards

Don't miss the Develop Awards

By Stuart Dinsey

June 23rd 2010 at 12:03PM

Sell-out expected for creative sector's biggest night of the year

The remaining seats at this year's Develop Awards have been released for sale today, with total attendance now expected to top 500.
 
The Develop Awards return to the Hilton Metropole Hotel on Wednesday July 14th, as part of the annual Develop In Brighton conference.
 
Leading executives, analysts, programmers, producers, artists and musicians will attend this event dedicated to the very best talent across all of Europe.
 
Companies of all sizes will be battling it out across a range of categories that cover everything from Creativity to Technology, Services and Studios.
 
Host for the evening is Rufus Hound and tickets start from just £235 each or £2,290 for a table of 10.
 
Contact Kathryn.Humphrey@intentmedia.co.uk to reserve your place at this essential business event.
 
Develop Awards 2010: Categories & Finalists in full:

CREATIVITY

Best New IP
Blur (Bizarre Creations)
Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream)
Alan Wake (Remedy)
EyePet (SCE London Studio)
Backbreaker (NaturalMotion Games)
APB (Realtime Worlds)
Split/Second (Black Rock Studio)

Best New Download IP
Angry Birds (Rovio)
VVVVVV (Distractionware)
Chime (Zoe Mode)
Machinariam (Amanita Design)
Orbital (BitForge)
Blue Toad Murder Files (Relentless Software)
Joe Danger (Hello Games)

Best Use of a Licence or IP
Batman: Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios)
Metro 2033 (4A Games)
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Climax)
Doctor Who: The Adventure Games (Sumo Digital / Revolution Software)
LittleBigPlanet PSP (SCE Cambridge)
Aliens vs Predator (Rebellion)

Visual Arts
Machinarium (Amanita Design)
Batman: Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios)
Alan Wake (Remedy)
Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream)
EyePet (SCE London Studio)
Split/Second (Black Rock Studio)

Audio Accomplishment
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (EA DICE)
Blur (Bizarre Creations)
DJ Hero (FreeStyleGames)
Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising (Codemasters)
Split/Second (Black Rock Studio)
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Climax)
Batman: Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios)

Publishing Hero
Sega
Sony XDev
Bigpoint
Microsoft
Channel 4
BBC


TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES

Technical Innovation
Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream)
Sony Augmented Reality (EyePet/Invizimals)
Unity Engine (Unity Technologies)
Uniter (Bigpoint)
Split/Second (Black Rock Studio)
Hustle Kings (Voo Foo Studios)

Tools Provider
Autodesk
Scaleform
Havok
Hansoft
SCE (R&D/SN Systems/PlayStation Home)
Audiokinetic
Dolby

Engine
Unity Engine (Unity Technologies)
Unreal Engine (Epic Games)
Gamebryo Lightspeed (Emergent)
CryEngine (Crytek)
Vision Game Engine (Trinigy)

Services
Babel Media
Audiomotion
Catalyst Outsourcing
Testology
Universally Speaking
Testronic Labs

Audio Outsourcer
Outsource Media UK
Side
Richard Jacques Studios
Nimrod Productions
Media Mill
The Audio Guys
High Score Productions

Visual Outsourcer
Spov
Axis Animation
Image Metrics
Realtime UK
Imagination Studios

Recruitment Company
SpecialMove
Natural Selection
Amiqus
OPM
Aardvark Swift
Handle Recruitment

STUDIOS

Best New Studio
Lightning Fish Games
VooFoo Studios
Hello Games
Six to Start
Wonderland Software
Slightly Mad Studios
NaturalMotion Games

Micro Studio
Startfruit Games
Mobigame
Amanita Design
Binary Tweed
Hello Games
Tag Games
Distractionware

Handheld Studio
Rovio
Rockstar Leeds
Novarama Technology
SCE Cambridge
Ideaworks Game Studios
Digital Goldfish

Business Development
Avalanche Studios
Sony XDev
Eutechnyx
Blitz 1UP
X2 Games – Exient
NDreams

In-House Studio
Rocksteady Studios
Bizarre Creations
Black Rock Studio
SCE London Studio
Sports Interactive
The Creative Assembly
Codemasters

Independent Studio
Realtime Worlds
Quantic Dream
Sumo Digital
Remedy
Jagex Games Studio
Red Lynx