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Papa Sangre’s Gong

El Papa is delighted to announce the game he is trapped in has been nominated for a rather prestigious award.

Every year, at the massive Mobile World Conference, the International Mobile Gaming Awards has its shindig.

This year we’ve been nominated for the Most Innovative Game award, as we’ve created the first ever ‘video game without video.’ We find out just after Valentine’s Day.

Here’s the text of the press release …

World’s Best Mobile Phone Games Shortlisted

The International Mobile Phone Awards announces nominees ahead of 7th annual awards

Marseilles, France–17 January 2011–The nominees for the International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGAs) were announced today with 30 games in six categories being put forward for the final round of judging. 263 games from all over the world were submitted for review by the international panel of experts.

MOST INNOVATIVE GAME

Anomaly Warzone Earth by  11 bit studios

EpicWin  by  Tak Fung

Finger Balance    by Coconut Island Studio

Papa Sangre  by  Somethin’ Else

The Line   Ant Hive Games China

“We have had an unprecedented response for the year’s awards”, said Maarten Noyons, CEO and Founder of the IMGA. “We see a trend of very high quality, big productions coming to the mobile platform and on the other hand a lot of fresh innovative casual games. I think the jury has made a very interesting choice. The 7th IMGA shows a wealth of new ideas and ground-breaking quality coming from studios all over the world. I would like to congratulate each of the developers that have games nominated and thank everyone who submitted games to the awards.”

During the last six years the IMGA has reviewed more than 1,400 mobile games from more than 52 countries including the USA, Ukraine, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, China, the Czech Republic, Brazil and Belgium. Participants include PhD students, researchers, artists, individual developers and the top ten mobile games publishers and developers in the world. The winners in each category for this year’s awards will be announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February.

The IMGA would like to thank Orange again for their support this year as PLATINUM SPONSORS.

About IMGA

The International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA), launched in 2004 is the leading platform for Innovation in Mobile Entertainment worldwide. Each year mobile gaming studios, individual developers, students and researchers are challenged to come up with the most innovative concepts for tomorrow’s mobile games. The IMGA brings together Industry leaders and top talent in Mobile Entertainment and displays the most innovative Mobile Entertainment Games and Applications to a broad worldwide audience.

Media Contacts

Jacki Vause
PepperMobi for the IMGA
T: +44 (0)20 7033 2660
E: jacki@peppermobi.com

Jessica Rei
IMGA
T: +33 430 638 053
E: jessica@nccpartners.com

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