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Chair Entertainment's iOS title Infinity Blade II took home the "Grand Prix" and "Excellence in Gameplay" awards at the 8th annual International Mobile Gaming Awards held at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress.

Eric Caoili, Blogger

March 2, 2012

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Chair Entertainment's iOS title Infinity Blade II took home the "Grand Prix" and "Excellence in Gameplay" awards at the 8th annual International Mobile Gaming Awards held at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress. IMGA's judges reviewed more than 600 submissions from students, indie developers, and major publishers from all over the world. Chair Entertainment's action RPG came out as the best of the lot -- the original Infinity Blade also won the show's "Excellence in Design" award last year. Rolocule Games from India won the "People's Choice" award, receiving the most support in an online vote, for its iOS game Flick Tennis. Capy's critically-acclaimed iOS title Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP won IMGA's "Most Innovative Game" award. The award winners for the various categories each receive €100,000 ($132,000) of free publicity from IMGA sponsor ProSieben Sat1 Games, while the "Grand Prix" winner receives €400,000 ($528,000) of free publicity. The full list of International Mobile Gaming Awards winners follows:

  • Grand Prize - Infinity Blade II by Chair Entertainment, USA

  • Judges Honorable Mention - Contre Jour by Mokus Games, Ukraine

  • People's Choice - Flick Tennis by Rolocule Games, India

  • Best Casual Game - Sprinkle by Mediocre AB, Sweden

  • Best Real World Game - Meatspace Invasion by C4MProd, France

  • Best Sports Game - Touchgrind BMX by Illusion Labs AB, Sweden

  • Best Mobile Social Game - Charadium II by On5, Lithuania

  • Excellence In Gameplay - Infinity Blade II by ChAIR Entertainment, USA

  • Most Innovative Game - Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP by Capy, Canada

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Eric Caoili currently serves as a news editor for Gamasutra, and has helmed numerous other UBM Techweb Game Network sites all now long-dead, including GameSetWatch. He is also co-editor for beloved handheld gaming blog Tiny Cartridge, and has contributed to Joystiq, Winamp, GamePro, and 4 Color Rebellion.

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