Hilversum, July 19, 2010– Dutch based online game company, Youdagames, was awarded for their creativity, ingenuity and quality games at the 2010 Gamehouse Great Game Awards. In receiving acclaim for“Up-and-Coming Developer” (Youda Farmer, Youda Marina and Youda Sushi Chef), Youdagames is now acknowledged professionally for its game development success.
Games developer and publisher, Youdagames, was awarded as Up-and-Coming Developer for three titles released in 2009, Youda Farmer, Youda Marina and Youda Sushi Chef.
GameHouse ® , a division of RealNetworks ® , Inc., announced the winners for the second annual GameHouse Great Game Awards TM (GG's) during an exclusive event held last night at Experience Music Project in Seattle. The judging panel included representatives from leading independent developers across the casual games industry. GameHouse introduced the GG's in 2009 as a way to showcase the most talented and creative casual games developers in the industry.
“Of course recognition from our players is of main importance, but being awarded for our creativity and innovation by such a partner as GameHouse adds to the enjoyment of being a Casual Game developer. It’s good to see that the hard work of our talented employees pays off,” says Jurriaan van Teunenbroek, COO at Youdagames.
"The key to the casual games industry's booming success is the creativity of game developers who are devoted to bringing fun games to players everywhere," said John Barbour, president of GameHouse. "We're honored to work with talented developers from all over the world, and the winners of this year's Great Game Awards represent the top talent in the business."
With the release of Youda Farmer in January 2009 I Sioux Game Productions was fully accepted as casual game developer within the casual games industry. The game was released on almost every casual game platform and turned out to be very successful. As a result Youda Farmer 2 will be released in the summer of 2010.
In Youda Farmer you have to run your farm, grow your crops and provide all shops with the supplies they need. It’s up to you to keep all retailers in this little village happy with your beautiful farm products. Numerous combo’s, upgrades and specials and beautiful design make Youda Farmer very addictive and a lot of fun to play.
Youda Marina was released in May 2009. The game shows a wonderful mix of simulation and time management elements.
In this game you have to manage your own harbor‘Marina’. Your goal is to either focus on creating an efficient working harbor or produce the most beautiful marina in the world! Small goals need to be achieved in order to reach your major final goal.
Youda Marina brings together all the creativity of landscape design with some great management action.
Youda Sushi Chef
Youda Sushi Chef was developed in corporation with the world’s biggest online game website, Miniclip.com. Following their highly successful free to play online game, Sushi-Go-Round, Miniclip has licensed the rights to Youdagames to develop the sequel to the game that will play both online and will also have a premium PC version available for download. This game was released in July 2009.
Your main goal is to keep your customers happy and serve them the right dishes in time to reach your daily target. You really have to rely on your memory skills. The game consists of six beautifully designed restaurants, a great choice of different sushi recipes, lots of bonuses, combo’s and upgrades. Youda Sushi Chef outshines by beautiful design and a challenging game play.
About Youdagames/I Sioux Game Productions
I Sioux Game Productions, based in The Netherlands, has been developing games, since 2002. All games are published under the Youdagames brand, which has become a well known brand in the international casual games industry now. The games are published on the own game portal www.youdagames.com. The portfolio now consists of 18 download games in total. All games are developed on a high quality standard with an original game play and high-end 3D design. With a total of 10 download games and one iPhone game (Governor of Poker) released in the last year, and a couple more download games, iPhone games and two Nintendo DS titles (Youda Farmer/Youda Safari) in development for 2010, Youdagames is becoming an important player in the global casual games market.
Inge Rolf– Marketing&PR