IMGA Launches Mobile Virtual Reality Category
The annual International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) is one of the leading events for showcasing mobile entertainment across all platforms including iOS and Android. For the 2016 awards the organisers have now launched a virtual reality (VR) category, and submissions are open for your favourite VR videogmaes.
The games submitted will be tested and judged by 15 jury members who will join together in a non stop 48 hour session. The jury is made up of journalists, game designers, CEO’s, and they are: Daniel Gray, Executive Producer – Ustwogames, Tommy Palm – CEO of Resolution Games, Jeff Scott, Editor / Publisher – Slide To Play, Chris James, Managing Director – Steel Media, Alysia Judge, Editor – AppSpy, Tommy Krul, Co-founder – Super Evil Megacorp, Dan Pearson from Eurogamer, Mike Minotti, Community Manager and staff writer – GamesBeat, Peter Willington, Producer – Auroch Digital, Jouni Utriainen, Project Lead – Supercell, Lasse Seppanen, CEO and Co-founder – PlayRaven, Stephen Jarrett, VP Game Design – King, Alexander Ekvall, Founder – TBA, Alex Bubb, Business Developer – Microsoft, Nizar Romdhane, Director of Ecosystem within the Media Processing Division – ARM, Ethel Garcia-Simon Matachana, part of the Windows Games Ecosystem Leadership team – Microsoft, Joony Koo, Business Development – Bigpot games, Jean-François Royer, Business Development and Real Estate Department Director – Euromediterranee.
The IMGA entry deadline is midnight on 31st December 2015, and submissions can be made here. The awards ceremony will take place on 15th March 2016, during the Game Developers Conference (GDC).
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