Nominated games for Nordic Game Awards 2010 revealed

On 28 April, Nordic Game will present the fourth annual Nordic Game Awards.

Highlight of the conference’s Delegate Dinner, the Nordic Game Awards will consist of four categories: Best Nordic Game, Best Nordic Children’s Game, Best New Nordic Talent and Best Artistic Achievement.



The following games have been nominated by the game producers’ associations of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden:



Best Artistic Achievement:

Battlefield 1943, developed by EA DICE (SE)

Chronicles of Riddick– Assault on Dark Athena, developed by Starbreeze (SE)


Glob, developed by Artplant (NO)


Max and the Magic Marker, developed by Press Play (DK)

Monsterhelter, developed by Funcom/Artplant (NO)

Polyhedra, developed by Javira/Binary Hammer (DK)

Shattered Horizon, developed by Futuremark Games (FI)

Soft Freak Fiesta, developed by Gogogic (IS)

Zen Bound, developed by Secret Exit (FI)



Best Nordic Children’s Game:


Knerten, developed by Minimedia (NO)

Max and the Magic Marker, developed by Press Play (DK)


Mini Ninjas, developed by IO Interactive (DK)


Monsterhelter, developed by Funcom/Artplant (NO)

Mumin– de mystiska vrålen, developed by Prelusion (SE)

Springdale– Hovar längs kusten, developed by Hidden Entertainment/Pixeltales (SE)



Best Nordic Game:


Battlefield 1943, developed by EA DICE (SE)

Chronicles of Riddick– Assault on Dark Athena, developed by Starbreeze (SE)


EVE Online, developed by CCP (IS)


Max and the Magic Marker, developed by Press Play (DK)

Mini Ninjas, developed by IO Interactive (DK)

Monsterhelter, developed by Funcom/Artplant (NO)


Trials HD, developed by RedLynx (FI)


Trine, developed by Frozenbyte (FI)

Best New Nordic Talent:*


Jonas Wæver, with Game Jam project Propaganda

Simon Nielsen, with Game Jam project Monkey Donk

Hans Petter Ellingsen, with Game Jam project You Say Jump - I Say How High

Tim Garbos, with Game Jam project Only One Can Ride The Donkey

Hans Henrik Hvoslef, with Game Jam project Monkey of Puppets

*The individuals for the talent award has been nominated by the Nordic Game Jam 2010 Jury.

On 7 April the NGA jury will meet in Copenhagen to evaluate the nominees and select the winners. The Nordic Game Awards 2010 jury consists of the following representatives appointed by the Nordic game producers’ associations: Thomas Vigild, Steve Dahlskog, Arnar Hrafn Gylfason, Petri Järvilehto, Jon Cato Lorentzen.



The Nordic Game Awards 2010 is organised by Nordic Game Program in cooperation with the following game producers’ associations in the region: Dataspelsbranschen (SE), Icelandic Gaming Industry (IS), Neogames (FI), Producentforeningen (DK), and Spillprodusentforeningen (NO).


The Nordic Game conference takes place on 28-29 April 2010 at Luftkastellet in Slagthuset, Malmö, Sweden (25 minutes by commuter train from Copenhagen airport).

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For more information please contact Jacob Riis at jacob@nordicgame.com or call +45 2360 9422.


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