Ship Simulator Professional wins Serious Games Award 2009 in London

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, May 13th 2009, VSTEP's simulator was nominated by a professional jury and voted winner of the prestigious Best Serious Game 2009 award by public vote at the 4th Apply Serious Games&Virtual Worlds conference in London.

The award was handed out to VSTEP by the honorable Lord David Puttnam during the conference award ceremony on May 7th in London. VSTEP is proud to be awarded this prestigious prize and would like to thank the jury and user community for its support. The award is an acknowledgement of VSTEP's succesful strive towards quality and innovation and a confirmation of its prominent position in the European Serious Games industry.

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About Ship Simulator Professional

Ship Simulator Professional is a new milestone for flexible, low cost maritime training and simulation. Users get a top notch and affordable simulation at their disposal, featuring advanced ship dynamics, a realistic simulation model, and the best 3D visuals in the professional simulation market. Ship SimulatorProfessional is the ideal, low cost pathway to making virtual simulation an integral part of every maritime training.


VSTEP is a leading European developer of simulators and virtual training software. Using interactive 3D technology from the computer gaming industry, we create training applications and games that allow people to build their skills in a practical and cost effective way. Since our founding in 2002, we have successfully completed over 40 training applications for leading industry clients and governmental organisations.VSTEP also develops entertainment computer games for consumers, including the award-winning Ship Simulator Series, which has sold over 400,000 copies in 7 languages and 20 countries since its launch in mid 2006.


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