Vancouver's East Side Games Wins North American Indie Award

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The Casual Games Association this week announced the winner’s of the first North American Indie Prize Showcase at its Casual Connect Conference in San Francisco.

Of more than 100 independent development teams chosen by the Indie Prize committee to demonstrate great unpublished games, 10 teams walked away with Indie Prize Awards.

Vancouver's East Side Games won Best Game Art for its mobile game, Dragon Up. And Elin Jonsson, co-founder and artist at Imaginary Games, received the Most Prominent Female Developer Award.

 

 

The grand prize, Best in Show, went to a mobile game called Clobbr develoved by Czarcade.

“It is astonishing to see how far talented and creative developers like Czarcade can take their games without the help of a publishing contract or venture capital,” said Jessica Tams, Managing Director of the Casual Games Association. “The Indie Prize Showcase has fast become the most talked about event at Casual Connect and something we hope continues to drive innovation and new publishing relationships.”

 

Company:
East Side Games
Website:
http://www.eastsidegamestudio.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

East Side Games is a proudly independent and profitable game studio creating humorous and addicting games for mobile and social platforms. We have a collaborative, creative, and fun culture that is focused on building hit titles in a great work environment. Our talented, highly-motivated team believes in constantly improving; we are not afraid to take ownership and meet challenges head-on in order to reach our... more

Company:
Imaginary Games Inc
Website:
http://www.imaginarygames.ca
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Imaginary Games distinguishes itself with a unique business model that combines fine art with innovative technology and results in multiple streams of revenue. Game art is hand painted by Vancouver artists with acrylic on wood, digitized for the game and also sold as fine art prints. Our in-game friend invite and messaging technology is also being developed as a standalone product called Social Fabric. Both... more


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