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Develop Awards 2013 – We’re livetweeting every moment

Want to keep up to date with tonight’s Develop Awards?

We’ll be tweeting every winner as they’re announced live from the event from our special Develop Awards account, @developawards.

You can also catch up on the Awards through our @developonline twitter account.

If you’re tweeting throughout the ceremony or want to keep abreast of what is happening, the hashtag is #developawards.

You can also join on the discussion on this year’s nominees and winners, and what it shows about today’s industry, on our LinkedIn page here.

You can view the full list of tonight’s nominees below.

Over 500 game industry execs from more than 165 companies from across the European development sector will be in attendance.

British comedian Imran Yusuf is the host of the ceremony.

A variety of studios of all shapes and sizes from across the continent are vying for key prizes such as New IP, Independent Studio and Technical Innovation.

The ‘game development hall of fame’ Development Legend prize will also be handed out – this year to Epic Games founders Tim Sweeney and Mark Rein.


New IP

Clash of Clans – Supercell

Clay Jam – Fat Pebble

Dishonored – Arkane Studios

Hotline Miami – Dennaton Games

Surgeon Simulator – Bossa Studios

The Room – Fireproof Games

Thomas Was Alone – Mike Bithell

Warface – Crytek

Use of a Licence or IP

Angry Birds Star Wars – Rovio

DmC: Devil May Cry – Ninja Theory

LEGO City Undercover – Traveller’s Tales

LittleBigPlanet Vita – Tarsier Studios

Magic 2013 – Stainless Games

Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed – Sumo Digital

The Snowman and the Snowdog – Crash Lab

Wonderbook: Book of Spells – London Studio

Visual Arts

Awesomenauts – Ronimo Games

CSR Racing – Boss Alien

Crysis 3 – Crytek

Forza Horizon – Playground Games

Hotline Miami – Dennaton Games

LittleBigPlanet Vita – Tarsier Studios

Rayman Jungle Run – Pastagames

The Room – Fireproof Games

Audio Accomplishment

Crysis 3 – Crytek

Fable: The Journey – Lionhead 

Forza Horizon – Playground Games

Hotline Miami – Dennaton Games

Kinect Sesame Street – Soho Productions

Sniper Elite 2 – Rebellion

The Room – Fireproof Games

Wonderbook: Book of Spells – London Studio

Use of Narrative

Crysis 3 – Crytek

Dishonored – Arkane Studios

The 39 Steps – The Story Mechanics

The Room – Fireproof Games

Thomas Was Alone – Mike Bithell

Xi: Continuum – nDreams

ZombiU – Ubisoft Montpellier

Wonderbook: Book of Spells – London Studio

Publishing Hero


Kickstarter UK 


NaturalMotion Games


Square Enix London Studios

Strategic Content – SCEE


Online Innovation 

Curiosity – 22Cans

Hitman: Absolution – Contracts – IO Interactive

Illyriad – Illyriad

RaceNet – Codemasters

Smart As – Climax Studios

Turbulenz Platform – Turbulenz

Technical Innovation 

Dimensional Imaging

GameMaker – YoYo Games

Hitman Absolution Crowd Tech – IO Interactive

Just Dance TV – Ubisoft

Marmalade Juice – Marmalade

Oculus Rift – Oculus VR

Unreal Engine – Epic Games

Wonderbook – London Studio

Tools Provider

Donya Labs

Epic Games






Unity Technologies


CryEngine 3 – Crytek

GameMaker – YoYo Games

Havok Vision Engine – Havok

HeroEngine 2 – Idea Fabrik

Unity Engine – Unity Technologies

Unreal Engine – Epic Games




Nimrod Productions

Pinewood Studios

Player Research

Quantic Dream

Testronic Labs

VMC Game Labs

Creative Contribution – Audio

David Housden – Thomas Was Alone

High Score Productions – Harry Potter Kinect

Savalas Sound – Halo 4: Spartans Ops

Side – Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

The Audio Guys – Sonic & AllStars Racing Transformed

Wave Studios – Kinect Sesame Street

Creative Contribution – Visuals 

Axis Animation – Halo 4: Spartan Ops

Cubic Motion – LEGO City Undercover

Faceware Technologies and CounterPunch Studios – Crysis 3

Rabcat – Forza Horizon

Realtime UK – Wargaming trailers

Tarsier Studios – LittleBigPlanet Karting


Aardvark Swift


Avatar Games

Creative Personnel

Guru Careers

OPM Recruitment



Micro Studio

Big Head Games

Crash Lab

Dennaton Games

Fireproof Games


Hotsauce Interactive

Mike Bithell

Terry Cavanagh

Business Development

Abertay University Prototype Fund



The Foundry


Mind Candy



Independent Studio




Ninja Theory

Playground Games

Sumo Digital


Yippee Entertainment

In-house Studio

Arkane Studios

Boss Alien

Creative Assembly

Criterion Games

IO Interactive

Sports Interactive

Traveller’s Tales

Ubisoft Montpellier

New Studio


Born Ready Games

Boss Alien



Hotsauce Interactive

Playground Games

Soho Productions

Special Award: Development Legend

The winner of this award is chosen by the Develop team and will be announced next month.

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