Tiga Award winners named

Tiga Award winners named
Michael French

By Michael French

January 31st 2008 at 9:47AM

Codemasters, Kuju, Audiomotion, Denki, Finblade and outgoing CEO Hasson take home trade association prizes

Tiga last night presented the fourth annual awards ceremony for its members.

The awards are voted for and won by Tiga members are "given in recognition of outstanding contributions to the development community throughout 2007".

Kuju, Audiomotion, Denki and Finblade all took home a prize each, while Codemasters took home two.

Outgoing CEO Fred Hasson, who named his replacement as Richard Wilson during the event, was also named as 'Best Industry Player', selected by the Tiga board for his contribution to the organisation and the industry during his seven-year tenure.

The full list of winners is:

Best PC/Console Game developed by a TIGA member 2007
Presented to: Codemasters Studios for Colin McRae: DiRT

Best Handheld/Console Game developed by a TIGA member 2007
Presented to: Doublesix: Kuju Entertainment for Geometry Wars: Galaxies

Best Mobile Game developed by a TIGA member 2007
Presented to: Finbalde for Tomb Raider Anniversary

Best Technology 2007
Presented to: Codemasters for The EGO Engine

Best Cross Media Application of Games 2007
Presented to: Audiomotion

Best Developer - Greatest contribution to independent games development during 2007 by TIGA member
Presented to: Denki

Best Player - Greatest individual contribution to independent games development during 2007
Presented to: Fred Hasson