Microsoft Studios, Crytek and Deep Silver back Develop Awards

Microsoft Studios, Crytek and Deep Silver back Develop Awards
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

May 9th 2013 at 1:25PM

Respected Platinum sponsors on board for prestigious awards ceremony

Microsoft Studios, Deep Silver and Crytek have pledged their backing as Platinum sponsors for the forthcoming Develop Industry Excellence Awards.

The only peer-voted awards for the UK and European game industry, the Develop Awards are this year taking place on July 10th at the Brighton Metropole hotel.

Microsoft Studios is the game development branch of the computing giant, and houses a number studios in the UK including long-standing developers Rare, Lionhead and Soho Productions, as well as the newly formed Lift London headed up by Lee Schuneman.

Development giant Crytek, behind hits such as the Crysis series and free-to-play shooter Warface, is a prominent company on the European development scene. The developer houses studios in Europe such as its Nottingham office in the UK, and studios in the Ukraine, Hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria.

Deep Silver, the games label under Koch Media, has published major game releases, not least including Dead Island and the newly released Dead Island: Riptide. Other titles include Risen, Catherine and the upcoming Metro: Last Night and Saints Row IV.

The full list of Develop Awards nominees was revealed last week, and you can read the full set of finalists here.

To book a 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.

And don’t forget, you can save up to £400 if you book your place at the Develop Awards before June 7th with our early bird discount.

For more information, visit the official Develop Awards website.