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Nominees unveiled for Nordic Game Awards 2014

Region prepares to showcase its talent in Malmö next month

The nominees for the 2014 Nordic Game Awards have been made public, showcasing the achievements of the region's developers over the last 12 months.

Six prizes will be awarded at a gala dinner at the Nordic Game show in Malmö, which takes place from may 21-23, 2014, decided by a jury of judges selected from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. Tickets for the show are available from the event's website.

In addition to the awards below, a prize will be presented for the Nordic Indie Sensation, candidates for which are selected from a competition fronted by Copenhagen Game Collective, the curators of Nordic Game Indie Night. Eight games will be playable at the event, with winners selected by public vote.

Best Nordic Game of the Year 2014

  • Battlefield 4, by DICE (Sweden)
  • Year Walk, by Simogo (Sweden)
  • The Swapper, by Facepalm Games (Finland)
  • Resogun, by Housemarque (Finland)
  • Teslagrad, by Rain Games (Norway)
  • Forced, by Betadwarf (Denmark)
  • 140, by Jeppe Carlsen (Denmark)

Best Nordic Children's Game 2014

  • Toca Boca Hair Salon 2, by Toca Boca (Sweden)
  • My Little Work Garage, by Filimundus (Sweden)
  • Sprinkle Islands, by Mediocre (Sweden)
  • Steamworld Dig, by Image & Form (Sweden)
  • Pettson's Inventions Deluxe, by Filimundus (Sweden)
  • Angry Birds Go, by Rovio (Finland)
  • King Hunt, by Mountain Sheep (Finland)
  • LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Fix the Factory, by Cape Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • HokusPokus Alfons Åberg, by Hyper Games (Norway)

Best Nordic Handheld Game 2014

  • Year Walk, by Simogo (Sweden)
  • Device 6, by Simogo (Sweden)
  • Steamworld Dig, by Image & Form (Sweden)
  • Stick it to the Man!, by Zoink (Sweden)
  • Pet Rescue Saga, by King (Sweden)

Best Artistic Achievement Award 2014

  • Year Walk, by Simogo (Sweden)
  • Device 6, by Simogo (Sweden)
  • Stick it to the Man!, by Zoink (Sweden)
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, by Starbreeze Studios (Sweden)
  • Oceanhorn, by Cornfox Brothers (Finland)
  • 140, by Jeppe Carlsen (Denmark)

Best Nordic Innovation Award 2014

  • Shelter, by Might and Delight (Sweden)
  • Year Walk, by Simogo (Sweden)
  • Device 6, by Simogo (Sweden)
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, by Starbreeze Studios (Sweden)
  • Teslagrad, by Rain Games (Norway)

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Latest comments (1)

Rolf Klischewski Founder & CEO, gameslocalization.com2 years ago
Toca Boca Hair Salon 2? Seriously?
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