Press Release

A Township Tale, open-world, multiplayer where you explore a long-forgotten world filled with adventure, danger, and ancient secrets, won the VR Week Fan Favorite vote at GDWC 2021!

'VR Week' top award foes to 'A Township Tale'.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

For immediate release on November 15th.

Alta, an independent VR game development studio from Australia won the 34th Fan Favorite weekly vote at the Game Development World Championship 2021 (GDWC) with A Township Tale, a VR adventure game that is in early access in Oculus.

"Band together with your friends and explore a long-forgotten world filled with adventure, danger, and ancient secrets. Tame the wilderness as a group and build your own town. A sanctuary in this wild land, your town is where you'll craft gear for your next expedition. It takes all kinds of heroes to make a successful town. Will you be a warrior? A miner? A blacksmith? Choose your destiny, and unlock new abilities for your town and your party."

More information about A Township Tale at GDWC:

2nd Place: I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy and The Liar: "Players return to the immersive world of espionage Schell Games created, and go deep undercover to explore the diabolical intelligence the Agency received regarding Zoraxis' move for world domination."

3rd Place: Ziggy's Cosmic Adventures: "Ziggy's Cosmic Adventures is a fully immersive cockpit VR game set in a stunning universe. Fight your way through the solar system amidst intense arcade combat, and navigate through treacherous space environments."

GDWC team sends congratulations to the winner and thanks to all Nominees. This week's vote is already open and you can vote for the winner at

Check out the Fan Favorite Round 35 Nominees here:

GDWC 2021 Fan Favorite Vote 35 Nominees are:
- Carnage by [Insert Name] Studios (Sweden)
- Coromon by TRAGsoft (Netherlands)
- No Plan B by GFX47 (France)
- Noir Storm - A Classic Adventure Game by Diskeletton Studios
- OMFG: One Million Fatal Guns by Gun Hit Wonders (USA)
- Purple Desert by Fantastic Team (USA)
- Ravenous Devils by Bad Vices Games (Italy)
- The Mortuary Assistant by DarkStone Digital (USA)
- There You Are by Funky Dango

Game Development World Championship Website:

GDWC Presskit:

For more information contact:
Olli Mäntylä, The GDWC Manager
[email protected]

Latest Jobs

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, California
Sr. Multiplayer Design Scripter/Programmer


Cambridge, Massachusetts
Jr. Programmer


Torrance, California
Head of Marketing
More Jobs   


Register for a
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Account

Game Developer Newsletter


Register for a

Game Developer Account

Gain full access to resources (events, white paper, webinars, reports, etc)
Single sign-on to all Informa products

Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Follow us


Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more