THE SPANISH ACADEMY OF INTERACTIVE SCIENCE AND ARTS DELIVERS ITS VIII ANNUAL PRIZES

June 26, 2015

THE SPANISH ACADEMY OF INTERACTIVE SCIENCE AND ARTS DELIVERS ITS VIII ANNUAL PRIZES

Mind: Path to Talamus, big winner of the night after obtaining 6 awards

The VIII National Spanish  Video Games Industry Prizes took place last night within the framework of Gamelab Barcelona 2015 and was sponsored by Sony Mobile. These awards are convoked by the National Spanish Academy of Arts and Interactive Science in collaboration with Gamelab and involve the greatest recognition to Spanish professionals and companies, as well as to the best pieces of work developed during last year.

Mind: Path to Talamus, by Catalan company Mind Dev Team, received 6 Bugaboos, the statuettes inspired in the first Spanish videogame of History. Mind: Path to Talamus won 5 out of the 6 categories for which it was nominated, including the Best Debut Game and the Best Game of the Year, as well as the Press Award. The statuette for the best videogame of the season was delivered by the new President of the Academy, Xavier Carrillo.

It should be also noted the two awards received by Ziggurat from Milkstone Studios: Best Console Game and the Audience Award.

In addition, the Best University Game Award was delivered in collaboration with Autodesk to Slam Junk!, by Pompeu Fabra University and the company eRepublik Labs received the FICOD Award to the Most Innovative Videogame Company of Spain 2015. The creators of eRepublik.com, Age of Lords and Super Block Jumper thanked this Gamelab Award that recognizes the excellency in innovation.

The images of the ceremony and of the two first days of #Gamelab2015 are available in this Flickr account (copyright free, but with the signature of @Gamelab).

List of Gamelab 2015 Awards

Autodesk Award to the Best University Game: Slam Junk!, by Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Best Technology: Kromaia, by Kraken Empire

Best Music and Sound: Sandstorm: Pirate Wars, by Ubisoft Barcelona

Best Art Direction: Mind: Path to Talamus, by Mind Dev Team

Best Game Design: Mind: Path to Talamus, by Mind Dev Team

FICOD Award to Innovation: eRepublik Labs

Best PC Game: Mind: Path to Talamus, by Mind Dev Team

Best Browser / Social Game: Bubble Witch Saga 2, by King Games Studio

Best Console Game: Ziggurat, by Milkstone Studios

Best Smartphone Tablet Game: Super Soccer Club, by Pyro Mobile

Best Debut Game: Mind: Path of Talamus, by Mind Dev Team

Audience Award: Ziggurat, by Milkstone Studios

Press Award: Mind: Path to Talamus, by Mind Dev Team

Best Game of the Year: Mind: Path to Talamus, by Mind Dev Team

Gamelab is supported by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, the Generalitat of Catalunya and the City Council of Barcelona. Gamelab counts on the support of the Spanish Academy of Interactive Science and Arts, Microsoft, Enti, Bitoon, Autodesk and Native Prime. Official media: Gamesindustry.biz, Gamerector, IGDA. 

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