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Nordic Game Awards 2020 winners revealed
May 28, 2020 - Malmö, Sweden - The winners of the Nordic Game Awards 2020 have just been announced at the online NG20 conference in Malmö. Selected by a jury of peers, the winners in nine categories were decided from a total of 29 games, which represent the very best of the region’s game development.
The Nordic Game Awards 2020 winners are:
Nordic Game of the Year 2020
Nordic Game of the Year runners-up:
Nordic Game of the Year – Small Screen
Nordic Game of the Year – Small Screen runners-up:
Judges’ motivation: The unique visual style of this modern masterpiece brings the player back to the golden age of music videos and demoscene. Fluid visual motion, beautiful choreography and ever-surprising world design show us that gaming as an art form can redefine itself again and again.
Best Art runners-up:
Best Fun for Everyone
Best Fun for Everyone runners-up:
Best Game Design nominees:
Best Technology runners-up:
Mutazione from Die Gute Fabrik (DK)
Judges’ motivation: Audio can be the quickest way to the soul. Every part of Mutazione lives and breathes in its own subdued rhythm through the audio. The game even acknowledges the collaborative nature of music, inviting you to create a life intertwined with its beats.
Best Audio runners-up:
Best Debut runners-up:
Best VR/XR nominees (NEW category for 2020!)
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About Nordic Game Awards:
Since 2006, Nordic Game has presented the Nordic Game Awards, an annual celebration of the year’s very best Nordic games in different categories, selected by a jury of games industry peers chosen in cooperation with the Nordic Game Institute.
The 2020 Nordic Game Awards sponsored by Epic Games/Unreal Engine.
The Nordic Game Awards 2020 Jury:
Gísli Konráðsson, Iceland
A game industry veteran and founder of Órói Game Studios. Gísli has for the past 12 years worked on a wide variety of games in Europe, Asia and the US.
Jarle Hrafn Grindhaug Norway
Jarle Hrafn has been writing about video games for close to 20 years and co-founded PressFire.no in 2008. He was also a part of the Nordic Game Awards jury in 2019.
Jaakko Kemppainen, Finland
Jaakko works as the Regional artist of Games as Art. He has almost 20 years of experience in the game industry, education etc. Game design as an art form is his not-so-secret love.
Albertina Sparrhult, Sweden
From game designer to management consultant/team coach, Albertina has spent 10+ years in the industry on both indie and AAA-titles. She loves coffee, dogs, dancing and pen & paper RPGs.
Victor Breum, Denmark
Victor leads Nordic Game Jam by night, studies Creative Direction at the National Film School of Denmark by day, whilst also cooking up his own games as designer/programmer.
About the Nordic Game conference
Nordic Game (https://nordicgame.com) is the leading games conference in Europe (http://bit.ly/2k4OffI), and 2020 marks its seventeenth edition. Gathering thousands of industry professionals in Malmö annually, Nordic Game is the one and only “home turf” meeting place for the highly successful game developers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
This year Nordic Game is organising two events in Malmö, Sweden: NG20 on 27-29 May and NG20+ on 25-27 November. Learn more and register at https://conf.nordicgame.com.
Jacob Riis, Communications & Program Director, Nordic Game 2020: [email protected]
Nordic Game presskit and websites:
Nordic Game 2020 presskit, partnerships and other information: https://conf.nordicgame.com/media
NG20/NG20+, NGDC, other Nordic Game activities and Nordic industry news: https://nordicgame.com
Nordic Game 2020 (NG20/NG20+): https://conf.nordicgame.com
Nordic Game Discovery Contest (NGDC Season IV): https://discovery-contest.nordicgame.com