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  DSTARS AWARDS 2020 WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
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03/27/2020
 


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DSTARS AWARDS 2020 WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Padua, March 27h 2020 The DStars Awards board has just announced the winners of the second edition of the only award dedicated to Italian excellences in the game development industry. 120+ Italian professionals from all over the world voted for the best games, studios and devs to assign seventeen different prizes. Codemotion (Best Development Event) and Digital Bros Games Academy (Best Development School) won the award two years in a row and the same is for Stefano Casillo from Kunos Simulazioni among professionals (Programming Star). Kunos won GOTY Award too with the blockbuster Assetto Corsa Competizione, published by 505 Games while the Industry Star Award goes to Valerio Di Donato of 34BigThings. The two special awards from Women in Games and Game World Observer go to Giuliia Zamboni and Alberto Belli from Gamera Interactive. Naps Team has been awarded with the Guiding Star Award to celebrate 27 years in the business.

Full list of winners:

 

BEST SPECIAL INITIATIVE

IVIPRO Days

BEST DEVELOPMENT EVENT

Codemotion

BEST DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL

Digital Bros Games Academy

BEST NEW STUDIO

Invader Studios

STUDIO OF THE YEAR

Milestone

GAME OF THE YEAR

Assetto Corsa Competizione

ART & ANIMATION STAR

Tiziano Bucci (Invader Studios)

PROGRAMMING STAR

Stefano Casillo (Kunos)

DESIGN STAR

Fabio Ferrara (Chubby Pixel)

PRODUCTION STAR

Domiziana Suprani (Studio Evil)

MARKETING, PR & BIZ DEV STAR

Valerio Di Donato (34BigThings)

FAR STAR

Marco Colombo (Pixion Games)

JOURNALISM STAR

Emilio Cozzi (Il Sole 24 Ore)

MANAGEMENT STAR

Antonio Cannata (Stormind)

INDUSTRY STAR

Valerio Di Donato (34BigThings)

GUIDING STAR

Naps Team

WIJI RECOGNITION AWARD

Giulia Zamboni (Gamera)

GWO RECOGNITION AWARD

Alberto Belli (Gamera)

GT COMMUNITY AWARD

Alaloth

 

The DStars Awards live event originally scheduled for March 28th has been postponed due to COVID-19 but the new date will be announced in a few weeks. The online event has been possible with the help of every partner and friend and the 2020 edition has been powered by All In! Games, our amazing Gold Sponsor. The DStars Awards will be back in 2021 with a bigger, better edition!