7th International Mobile Gaming Awards now open for entries

For Immediate Release

Marseille, 24 September 2010 . The International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA), the mobile entertainment Industry's leading showcase for groundbreaking innovations in mobile gaming, is now accepting entries for the 7 th awards. Registration is now open online at  www.imgawards.com. The final awards ceremony will take place on Thursday February 17 2011 at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

For the first time the 7 th IMGA will be celebrated with a one day Summit at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on 17 February 2011 where leading pioneers in the mobile games industry will be attending and speaking on a range of issues. The day will also include several discussion panels to enable operators, handset manufacturers, developers and publishers to exchange ideas on the future of the industry. The Summit will culminate in the 7 th Awards Ceremony where prizes will be handed out across a range of categories as well as the Operators' Choice award, the People's Choice Award and the prestigious Grand Prix.

 

Now in its seventh year, the IMGA stands as the longest running mobile games awards and is open to any developer from any geographical location. Since it began in 2004, the IMGA has recognized and awarded the most talented game developers on the planet across a broad range of categories.  

"The 7 th IMGA's promise to be the most exciting yet " said Maarten Noyons, Managing Director of the IMGA. "We've made some substantial changes by expanding the categories, including more public voting and we've completely redesigned the IMGA website with more news and features as well as much better social media integration. We're also going to be introducing a series of free online IMGA webinars from mobile gaming experts as we head towards final awards."

Registration for entries is now open at  www.imgawards.com

About the IMGA

The IMGA's mission is to recognize and reward the best innovators and the most creative developers of mobile games in the world.. The IMGA was launched in 2004 with the support of Autodesk, Criterion, Euroméditerranée, Fathammer, Ideaworks 3D, Iomo, Intel, Nokia, NVIDIA and Orange. During the last six years the IMGA has reviewed more than 1,400 mobile games originating from over 52 countries including the USA, Ukraine, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, China, the Czech Republic, Brazil and Belgium. Participants include PhD students, researchers, artists, individual developers and the top 10 leading mobile games publishers and developers in the world. The competition is now the mobile entertainment Industry's largest, oldest, most international, leading showcase for groundbreaking innovations, B2B positioned, displaying exceptional quality and new trends in mobile entertainment, whether the games are made for Bada (Samsung), Maemo (Nokia), iPhone, Ovi, Flash, Android, Symbian, Microsoft, Java, Linux, BREW, or any other platform.

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