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Rockstar North win big at Develop Awards

Games development stars from around the UK and Europe descended upon Brighton tonight to honour the winners of this year’s Develop Industry Excellence Awards. More than 175 companies attended the event – the biggest attendance yet for these awards.The expanded array of 25 prizes went to 20 different companies, with …

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The Last of Us claims five awards at games BAFTAs

Sony’s PS3 action title The Last of Us was the big winner at last night’s BAFTA Games Awards. The Naughty Dog game won five awards, including Game of the Year. Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto 5 claimed three gongs, including best British Game. Creators Dan and Sam Houser also put in …

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GamesAid names charity winners as donations hit record amount

The five charities that will receive a share of the 260,000 raised by games industry charity GamesAid have been named. Action for Kids, Lifelites, MAPS, Safe@Last and SpecialEffect this afternoon received 52,000 each from the total fundraising pot of 260,000 at Eurogamer Expo presentation – that represents a 44 per …

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European studio stars honoured at 2013 Develop Awards

18 different companies claimed key accolades at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards this week. Winners hailed from across Europe – and indeed around the world as the Development Legend was handed to the co-founders of Epic Games. The full list of winners can be found below. Supercell, the Finnish studio …

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MCV AWARDS 2013: Hard work pays off for UK’s best

Some of the most proactive and innovative firms in the UK games business took home top honours at this evening’s MCV Awards. 16 different companies claimed the trade’s most coveted awards, voted for by a judging panel of peers and senior execs. CentreSoft won the highest honour, the Grand Prix, …

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Journey wins five awards at game BAFTAs

Thatgamecompany’s PSN release Journey was the big winner at the British Academy Games Awards last night, winning five of the eight awards it was nominated for. The game collected gongs for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Game Design, Online Multiplayer and Original Music. Fellow PSN release The Unfinished Swan also collected …

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GAMES MEDIA AWARDS: The winners in full

The UK games press honoured its most talented writers at last night’s Games Media Awards. The hugely popular event returned to Vinopolis near London’s Borough Market last night, with more than 50 online and print publications and 30 journalists all competiting for the top prizes. Awards were collected before an …

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IN PICTURES: GamesAid charities receive £36k each

GamesAid last night revealed the final winners of its 2012 charity vote. Action For Kids, Jigsaw4U, Small Steps, Special Effect and The Willow Foundation were the five charities that got the nod from GamesAid members.To be in the running each charity had to have a turnover of 5m or less …

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GamesAid reveals successful 2012 charities

The games industry gave five charities supporting disadvantaged kids big donation cheques this evening. UK video games charity GamesAid this evening revealed the winners of its 2012 member vote. Action For Kids, Jigsaw4U, Small Steps, Special Effect and The Willow Foundation were the five charities that got the nod from …

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