GDAA Industry Awards Dinner Attracts 39 Finalists at Game Connect: Asia Pacific 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Melbourne, Australia)– November 9, 2007– The Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA), the governing body for the Australian electronic game industry, today announced that it had accepted the 39 Finalists (Entries) for the 2007 Industry Awards Dinner.

Industry spokesman, and Chief Executive Officer, of the Game Developers’ Association of Australia, Greg Bondar said this was an outstanding achievement for the peak games industry body as it attracted over 50 entries with the judges recommending 39 Finalists for 9 Categories, namely:

1.Best Game

2.Best New Startup (Adam Lancman Award)

3.Best Console Title

4.Best PC Title

5.Best Handheld Title

6.Best Mobile Title

7.Best Game Play

8.Best Graphics

9.Best Audio

Some of the Finalists include:

1.Brian Lara 2007 Pressure Play (Acheron Design)

2.FIA World Rally Championship 3D (Firemint)

3.Coolest Girl in School (Champagne for the Ladies)

4.Fury (Auran)

5.GripShift for the PlayStation 3 (Sidhe Interactive)

6.Heatseeker PSP (IR Gurus with Halfbrick Studios)

7.Jackass The Game (Sidhe Interactive)

8.Looney Tunes Acme Arsenal (Red Tribe)

9.Medal of Honor Airborne (2D&3D) (Iron Monkey Studios)

10.Lucinda Green’s Equestrian Challenge (IR Gurus)

11.Need for Speed Pro Street– 3D (Iron Monkey Studios)

12.Need for Speed Pro Street– 3D (Iron Monkey Studios)

13.Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords (Infinite Interactive)

14.Viva Piñata: Party Animals (Krome Studios)– 3D (Iron Monkey Studios)

15.The Fast&the Furious: Fugitive 3D (Firemint)

16.The Sims 2 Pets Fury (Auran)

With just under a week to go to the official opening registrations for the Awards Dinner are still available as members and the industry continue to support the premier interactive entertainment and technology activities at this year's Game Connect: Asia Pacific 2007 (GCAP 07) - http://www.gameconnectap.com.au

Game Connect: Asia Pacific 2007

15-17 November, 2007 - Melbourne Convention Centre - Phone: +61 (0)3 9682 0244

Email: gcap2007@icms.com.au and www.gameconnectap.com

Further Details:

Greg Bondar Ph: +6139866 6322 and Mobile: 0411 854 115


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