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IMGA Announced the Nominees for World's Best Mobile Phone Games

|January 18 2011 |Industry News, Fun, Mobile Games

IMGA (International Mobile Gaming Awards) is an yearly contest for innovative game developers around the globe. This is formed in year 2004 with the support of Autodesk, Criterion, Euroméditerranée, Fathammer, Ideaworks 3D, Iomo, Intel, Nokia, NVIDIA and Orange. This year 2011 could be the 7th Award competition year. The participant can compete in this by using any of the platforms like Android, Bada, Flash, Java, Linux, MAC OSX (iPhone), Meamo, Meego, QT, RIM OS, Symbian, WEB OS, Windows etc.


The competition confronts on six categories in which one can win an award on people's choice, operator choice, Grand prix (Game of the year), best games etc. During the last 6 years IMGA has reviewed more than 1400 games and the participants were from wide originated from global horizons (over 52 countries). This year 2011 the IMGA announced the nominees and the final results will be announced on 17 February at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2011).

The nominees are

Excellence in design
  • Galaxy on Fire 2 (by Fishlabs) Germany

  • ilomilo (by Southend Interactive) Sweden

  • Infinity Blade (by Chair Entertainment) USA

  • Real Racing 2 (by Firemint) Australia

  • Zen Bound 2 (by Secret Exit Ltd.) Finland

Excellence GamePlay
  • Beyond Youth (by FDG Entertainment) Germany

  • Guns’n'Glory (by Handy Games) Germany

  • N.O.V.A. 2 (by Gameloft) France

  • Perfect Cell (by Mobigame) France

  • Pix’n Love Rush (by BulkyPix) France

Best Casual Game
  • Bird Strike – Gold Edition (by PikPok) New Zealand

  • Bulba The Cat (by C4M) France

  • Fruit Ninja (by Halfbrick) Australia

  • Jenga (by NaturalMotion) UK

  • Plants vs. Zombies (by PopCap Games) Ireland

Best Real World Game
  • AR Invaders (by Soulbit7) Israel

  • Blaze (by A Different Game) Sweden

  • Ghostwire (by A Different Game) Sweden

  • Pocket Critter (by Jilin Animation Institute) China

  • Tourality (by Creative Workline) Germany

Most Innovative Game
  • Anomaly Warzone Earth (by 11 bit studios) Poland

  • EpicWin (by Tak Fung) UK

  • Finger Balance (by Coconut Island Studio) China

  • Papa Sangre (by Somethin’ Else) UK

  • The Line (by Ant Hive Games) China

Best Sports Game
  • Billabong Surf Trip (by Biodroid Productions) Portugal

  • Championship Manager 2011 (by Dynamo Games Ltd) Scotland

  • Ice Breaker (by NaturalMotion) UK

  • Let’s Golf 2 (by Gameloft) UK

  • Snowboard Hero (by Fishlabs) Germany

Though India is a lead runner in mobile world in terms of subscriber base and mobile companies, we don't have any one of nominees for this competition. So, let us cheer up encourage the other country participants by voting people's choice and wait till 17th Feb to see the winners among these nominees.

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