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Awards Wrapped: Room 8 Group’s 2023 Milestones

Awards Wrapped: Room 8 Group’s 2023 Milestones

As we reflect on the past year at Room 8 Group, it’s clear that 2023 has been a landmark period in our journey within the video game development industry. Our expertise in external game development, co-development, art, trailer production, and QA for AAA titles has been recognized and celebrated across various prestigious platforms. This year’s achievements are a testament to our commitment to excellence and innovation in the game industry.

Significant Nominations

The projects we’ve been privileged to work on have garnered recognition at numerous prestigious award ceremonies, including:

  • The Game Awards (TGA): 18 nominations (Alan Wake 2, Dead Space, Diablo IV, Forza Motorsport, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Hello Kitty Island Adventure, Apex Legends).
  • BAFTA Games Awards: 7 nominations (Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare lI, Apex Legends, Overwatch II).
  • DICE Awards: 9 nominations (Metal: Hellsinger, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope).
  • Golden Joystick Awards: 18 nominations (Alan Wake 2, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Apex Legends, Diablo IV, Dead Space).
  • Game Developers Choice Awards: 2 nominations (Metal: Hellsinger, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II).
  • NAVGTR Awards: 17 nominations (Metal: Hellsinger, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ll, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, Marvel’s Midnight Suns).
  • Steam Awards: 3 nominations (Apex Legends, Diablo IV,  Star Wars Jedi: Survivor).
  • Game Accessibility Conference Awards: 2 nominations (The Quarry).
  • Game Audio Network Guild Awards: 3 nominations (Metal: Hellsinger, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope).
  • Pégases: 1 nomination (Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope).
  • The Webby Awards: 7 nominations (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ll).

Victories and Achievements

Several esteemed accolades received by titles developed in partnership with Room 8 Group have been a testament to our success in 2023. 

Alan Wake 2

Developer: Remedy Entertainment
Publisher: Epic Games Publishing

  • Received the Golden Joystick Award 2023 Critics’ Choice Award, a testament to engaging narrative and artistic quality in game development.
  • Won the IGN Awards 2023 as The Best Horror Game, Best PlayStation Game, Best Xbox Game.
  • Triumphed The Game Awards in Best Art Direction, Best Game Direction, and Best Narrative categories.

Forza Motorsport

Developers: Turn 10 Studios, Playground Games
Publisher: Xbox Game Studios

  • Won The Game Awards for Innovation in Accessibility and Best Sports/Racing Game.
  • Triumphed the IGN Awards 2023 as Accessibility Innovation in Games 

Metal: Hellsinger

Developer: The Outsiders
Publisher: Funcom

  • Achieved multiple accolades at the NAVGTR Awards 2023: Outstanding Game, Music or Performance-Based; Outstanding Original Light Mix Score, New IP; and Outstanding Song Collection.

Check out the details of this project here.

Mortal Kombat 1 

Developer: NetherRealm Studios
Publisher: Warner Bros. Games

  • This title was honored with the Golden Joystick Award 2023 for Best Multiplayer Game, acknowledging excellence in creating engaging multiplayer experiences.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

Developer: Infinity Ward
Publisher: Activision

  • Recognized at the NAVGTR Awards 2023 with the Outstanding Game and Franchise Action award and received a Grammy Awards Nomination for Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media.

Have a look at the project’s highlights at the link.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns 

Developer: Firaxis Games
Publisher: 2K

  • Awarded at the NAVGTR Awards 2023 for Outstanding Game in the Franchise Role Playing category.

Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope

Developers: Ubisoft Milan, Ubisoft Paris
Publisher: Ubisoft

  • Won the NAVGTR Awards 2023 for Outstanding Game, Strategy.
  • Triumphed DICE Awards 2023 in Family Game of the Year category.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Developer: Respawn Entertainment
Publisher: Electronic Arts

  • Won the IGN Awards 2023 as Best Action Game of 2023 and earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media.

Take a look at our real-time VFX creations for Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope and Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. 

The Quarry

Developer: Supermassive Games
Publisher: 2K

  • Won the Game Accessibility Conference Awards in the Best cognitive accessibility category (Accessibility for neurodiversity, mental health and intellectual/learning disability).

These achievements reflect our diverse capabilities in game development and solidify Room 8 Group’s standing as a leading contributor to the game industry.

Industry Acknowledgment and HR Pro Awards 2023

2023 was also a year of significant recognition for Room 8 Group, thanks to our outstanding projects, the trust placed in us by our clients and partners, and the exceptional talent of our team. This unique combination of factors led to our shortlisting for the 2023 MCV/Develop Awards in the Creative/Co-development Partner of the Year category, a milestone we are immensely proud of.

In addition, our efforts were recognized at the HR Pro Awards 2023 in Ukraine. We achieved finalist status in both the Learning and Development and Future Star categories. This acknowledgment highlights our commitment to fostering talent and excellence within our team.

The team’s achievements reflect our unwavering dedication, creativity, and spirit of collaboration that are fundamental to our company’s ethos. We look forward to continuing our journey into 2024.

Discover more about the acclaimed projects in portfolio of Room 8 Studio (by Room 8 Group). If you’re seeking a dependable partner for your upcoming project, feel free to reach out to us via our contact form and let’s create grate games together!

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