Good job! wins Best Game prize at Dutch Game Awards
At the Dutch Game Awards, the game Good Job! won the prize of Best Game and Best Game Design. The Falconeer won the Best Art award and the game Unexplored 2 – The Wayfarer’s Legacy took home the award for Best Audio and Best Technical Achievement.
The jury in Hilversum praised the creative art style and the polished look of the Dutch puzzle game in which the intention is to keep a company running through creative puzzles. Paladin Studios in The Hague worked for Good Job! together with developers from Nintendo and that made the game all the more special according to the jury.
The prize for the game with the best artwork went to The Falconeer from developer Tomas Sala. According to the jury, the world that this developer largely created on his own can entertain and amaze players for hours. “The perfect harmony of elements such as fog, clouds and water can keep the player on the edge of their seat,” it sounded. Sala won the prize for Best Art with The Falconeer.
Unexplored 2 – The Wayfarer’s Legacy
The Amsterdam studio Ludomotion was awarded twice with Unexplored 2 – The Wayfarer’s Legacy. The game, which is currently still in early access, won the award for best sound and best technical achievement. Unexplored 2 is a roguelite action rpg where you must fight your way through an adventurous world to destroy the Staff of Yendor.
The prize for the most innovative game went to Traffic Jams of Little Chicken Game Company from Rotterdam. In this VR game you have to control oncoming traffic, monsters appear and participants can help on a smartphone to make traffic situations worse, or just to defuse them.
Deliver Us The Moon
Deliver Us The Moon by developer KeokeN Interactive won the prize for the best debut at the Dutch Game Awards. In this Dutch game you are sent to the moon as a lone astronaut to save humanity from destruction.
Developer Rusty Lake’s The White Door game won Best Commercial Achievement, Sparky won Best Applied Game, and Arid won Best Student Game. Amsterdam based Vertigo Studios was named Best Studio while Sacha Blom received the inclusivity award for her work on inclusiveness in the gaming sector. Mark Overmars finally received a Lifetime Award. He was awarded for his contribution to the Dutch gaming industry.