Technology and support firms from around the world are competing in the Develop Awards’ Technology & Services category.
Prizes for Technical Innovation, Visual Outsourcer and Audio Outsourcer are in this category, along with prizes for services and recruitment firms, tools provider – and the best games engine.
Key technology from Sony and Microsoft is nominated, including PlayStation Move, Kinect, the innovative AI in XBLA game Path of Go, and new development tools for upcoming handheld NGP.
Epic Games also scores three nominations, for technical innovation, best tools provider and best engine.
The technology and services nominations in full are:
Havok Mobile (Havok)
Kinect (Microsoft Research Cambridge)
Kinect Sports (Rare)
Path of Go AI (Microsoft Research Cambridge)
PlayStation Move (SCEE Vision R&D/User Testing Team/Creative Development Group)
Razor for NGP (SN Systems/SCE R&D)
Unreal Engine (Epic Games)
Richard Jacques Studios
BlitzTech (Blitz Games Studios)
CryEngine 3 (Crytek)
Unity (Unity Technologies)
Unreal Engine 3 (Epic Games)
Vision Game Engine (Trinigy)