Quantic Dream And Rocksteady Scoop Develop Awards

Quantic Dream And Rocksteady Scoop Develop Awards

Quantic Dream, Rocksteady Studios, Unity Technologies and Hello Games scooped multiple prizes at the eighth Develop Industry Excellence Awards in Brighton last night.

Heavy Rain maker Quantic Dream took the Independent Studio and Best New IP gongs, while Rocksteady received the In-House Studio award and Best use of a Licence or IP for Batman: Arkham Asylum.

Game engine maker Unity Technologies was awarded the Grand Prix and Technical Innovation prizes, while Joe Danger creator Hello Games won Best New Studio and Micro Studio.

Jagex founders Andrew and Paul Gower received the Development Legends award for their contribution to the UK’s independent development industry over the last 15 years.

The full list of award winners follows:

CREATIVITY

Best New IP
Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream)

Best New Download IP
Angry Birds (Rovio)

Best Use of a Licence or IP
Batman: Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios)

Visual Arts
Split/Second (Black Rock Studio)

Audio Accomplishment
DJ Hero (FreeStyleGames)

Publishing Hero
Channel 4

TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES

Technical Innovation
Unity Engine (Unity Technologies)

Tools Provider
Hansoft

Engine
Unreal Engine 3

Services
Testology

Audio Outsourcer
Side

Visual Outsourcer
Axis Animation

Recruitment Company
Amiqus

STUDIOS

Best New Studio
Hello Games

Micro Studio
Hello Games

Handheld Studio
SCE Cambridge

Business Development
Sony XDev

In-House Studio
Rocksteady Studios

Independent Studio
Quantic Dream

SPECIAL AWARDS

Development Legend
Andrew Gower & Paul Gower (Jagex)

Grand Prix
Unity Technologies