Rare is our headline sponsor at the Women in Games Awards 2019

The MCV Women in Games Awards returns for a 5th year running on Friday, June 28th and we are delighted to announce that Rare is our headline sponsor and will also be supporting and presenting our Creative Impact award on the day.

The nominees in the Creative Impact category are:

    Rockstar North
    Bonsai Games
    Ubisoft Reflections
    Creative Assembly
    Failbetter Games
Rare’s Louise O’Connor

Louise O’Connor, executive producer at Rare, commented: “In 35 years of making games, Rare has seen countless changes in the industry, from the types of games we develop to the new audiences we develop them for. We believe in building new and unique experiences for all types of players, and to do that we constantly challenge ourselves to think differently.

“Culture is the bedrock of change for good, and for empowering our teams to be creative and inclusive. At Rare, all perspectives are encouraged and welcomed, and the diversity within our teams allows for bold, creative ideas. Sponsoring the MCV Women In Games awards allows us to celebrate diversity in our industry and to recognise the incredible skill, hard work and talent achieved by all those nominated.”

You can read more from Louise O’Connor about the issues facing women in the games industry and how Rare encourages mentorship right here.

You can head to the MCV Women in Games Awards website for the 2019 shortlist and further details on the event. Tickets are limited unfortunately and attendance is by invite only.

About MCV Staff

Check Also

Unity acquires SpeedTree creator Interactive Data Visualization, Inc

Unity has acquired Interactive Data Visualization, Inc, the creators of SpeedTree.