e-virtuoses unveils the winners of its 2012 Awards

Valenciennes (France), 30 may 2012

The winners of the e-virtuoses Awards 2012 are…

 

Category 1 Communication & marketing

KTM Advance (France) for the Serious game “Disney Stars, the virtual travel agency".

Category 2 Training & education

Ovos (Austria) for the Serious game “Ludwig”

Category 3 Risk & crisis management

Succubus Interactive (France) for the Serious game “Wattou” 

Category 4 Serious games in production

MAD Multimedia (Netherlands) for the Serious game “The Explorer and the Mystery of the Diamond Scarab"

The prizes were presented to the winners at the official evening event on May 23 rd. Presiding over the jury was Molly Kittle, VP Digital Strategy at US-based gamification specialists Bunchall.

Check out videos of all four winners at the e-virtuoses website:

http://www.e-virtuoses.net/uk/the-awards.html

A successful fourth edition 

“I was impressed by the quality of the presentations in the scientific symposium and by the approach which is aimed at making the understanding of Serious games ever more accessible. e-virtuosesplaces significant emphasis on the importance of analysing the impact of Serious games and demonstrating their effectiveness.  By placing this kind of focus on research, e-virtuoses stands out and becomes part of a European dynamic,” concluded Pamela Kato, Ph.D, PM Kato Consulting (Netherlands), creator of “Re-mission” and President of the scientific symposium.

“In coming to e-virtuoses, I met passionate people with the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley that is so important to me.  What I really appreciated while taking part in this international event was the visible desire to always do better.  The e-virtuoses Awards are the proof of the creativity and quality present in Serious games,” added  Molly Kittle, VP Digital Strategy at Bunchall (USA) and President of the jury for the “e-virtuoses Awards.

The 2012 edition of the European Serious games conference was a sell-out with 400 attendees, 10 nationalities, 37 themed conferences and the event’s scientific symposium.

To keep up to date with e-virtuoses and all the news regarding its 5th edition in 2013, visit the event’s official site at  www.e-virtuoses.net.

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About e-virtuoses

Created and initiated by the Grand Hainaut Chamber of Commerce (CCI), the ‘e-virtuoses’ conference has taken place on 23 and 24 May 2012 in Valenciennes, north-eastern France. For the 2012 edition, the event offered buyers of Serious games in France and overseas, as well as decision makers from health, communication, human resources and any industry interested in video game innovation, the opportunity to grow their expertise, gain hands-on experience, and measure the real impact of Serious games. Entry to the event is free. The event is financed by public bodies and the regional government.


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