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Awesome 2019: Here’s To The Award-Winning Games By Our Partners

While the festive season is over, we decided to take a look back at 2019 and recognize the award-winning games of our partners, that we’ve been honored to work on.

Donut County recognition in 2019 

Donut County is a story-based physics puzzle game developed by American indie developer Ben Esposito and published by Annapurna Interactive. Room 8 Studio team was involved as a turnkey porting to the Nintendo Switch provider for the game. 

SXSW: Mobile Game of the Year, winner 

DICE awards: Portable Game of the Year, nominee 

Game developers choice awards: Best Mobile Game, nominee 

International Mobile Game Awards (IMGA): nominee 

New York Game Awards: Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game, nominee 

15th British Academy Games Awards

  • Debut Game, nominee 
  • Mobile Game, nominee 

Italian Video Game Awards: Best Mobile Game, nominee 

2019 Webby Awards: Best Game Design, nominee

Angry Birds Dream Blast recognition in 2019

Angry Birds Dream Blast is a bubble-popping puzzle game featuring the young Angry Birds flock, developed and published by Rovio. Room 8 Studio was involved in level design for the game.

International Mobile Game Awards (IMGA): nominee 

Google Play: Best Games of 2019, winner

Ashen recognition in 2019

Ashen is an action role-playing game developed by New Zealand studio A44 and published by Annapurna Interactive. Room 8 Studio was involved as a turnkey porting to the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 provider.  

SXSW: Most Promising New IP, nominee 

The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers

  • Game, Original Role Playing, nominee 
  • Original Light Mix Score, New IP, nominee 

Golden Joystick Awards: Xbox Game of the Year, nominee

Control recognition in 2019 

Control is an action-adventure video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by 505 Games. Room 8 Studio was involved to produce a 3D environment for the famous game. 

Golden Joystick Awards:

  • Critics’ Choice Award, winner 
  • Best Visual Design, nominee 
  • Best Audio, nominee 
  • Critics’ Choice Award, nominee 
  • Ultimate Game of the Year, nominee 

The Game Awards:

  • Art Direction, winner
  • Game of the Year, nominee 
  • Action/Adventure Game, nominee 
  • Audio Design, nominee 
  • Game Direction, nominee 
  • Narrative. nominee 

Titanium Awards:

  • Game of the Year, nominee 
  • Best Art, nominee 
  • Best Game Design, nominee 
  • Best Narrative Design, nominee 
  • Best Adventure Game, nominee 
  • Best Soundtrack (Petri Alanko), nominee 

Game Critics Awards:

  • Best Original Game, nominee 
  • Best PC Game, nominee 
  • Best Action/Adventure Game, nominee

Sports Party recognition in 2019 

Sports Party is a sports simulation game on Nintendo Switch, developed by Magic Pockets and published by Ubisoft. Room 8 Studio participated as a co-development partner in this project.

The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers: Game, Original Sports, nominee

Empires & Puzzles recognition in 2019 

Empires & Puzzles is a completely new take on match 3 puzzle games, combining RPG elements, raids and building a mighty castle—topped with thrilling PVP duels. Room 8 Studio was involved as a character concept art provider. 

The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers: Game, Original Sports, nominee

Gwent recognition in 2019 

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is a free-to-play digital collectible card game developed and published by CD Projekt. Room 8 Studio was involved as a  VFX, 3D and animations provider for the game. 

SXSW: Most Promising New Esports Game, nominee 

Digital Dragons Awards: Best Polish Game Art, nominee

Creature in the Well recognition in 2019 

Creature in the Well is a top-down, pinball-inspired, hack-and-slash dungeon crawler. Room 8 Studio was involved as a turnkey porting to Nintendo Switch provider.

Unreal E3 awards

  • Outstanding Original Game, winner 
  • Unreal underdog, nominee

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We are very proud to commit to the excellence of our clients’ products and hope that 2020 brings more collaboration opportunities for us, as well as recognition of their games.