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Winners unveiled for the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards 2022

23 businesses and individuals were highlighted and celebrated in a night to remember for the global mobile games industry
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

London, 6th April 2022 – The Steel Media team is pleased to announce the winners and recipients of the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards 2022:

Full Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards 2022 Winners List

Pocket Gamer People's Choice - Cookie Run: Kingdom
Best Advertising & UA Service - Unity Ads
Best Analytics / Data Tool - Sensor Tower
Best Developer - Space Ape Games
Best GAAS Tools & Tech - Game Sparks / AWS GameTech
Best Audio/Visual Accomplishment - Genshin Impact
Best Game Engine - Unity
Best Storytelling [DUAL WINNERS] - Alien: Isolation & The Oregon Trail
Rising Stars - Karla Reyes
Best Tools Provider - AWS Game Tech
Best Recruitment Agency - Amiqus
Best Service Provider - Xsolla
Best Live Ops - Subway Surfers
Best QA and Localisation Service Provider - TransPerfect
Best Indie Developer - inkle
Best PR / Marketing Team - Tilting Point
Best Influencer Marketing Agency - Matchmade
Best Challenger App Store - Samsung Galaxy Store
Investor of the Year - Play Ventures
Best Publisher - Kwalee
Best Innovation [DUAL WINNERS] - GamesForest.Club & Playing for the Planet’s Green Game Jam
Game of the Year - Beatstar: Touch Your Music
Mobile Legend - Daniel Gray

This year’s Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards winners were announced during an exclusive ceremony on April 5th at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London. The global games industry gathered for an evening of celebration to highlight and champion the very best business and individuals who are driving the $90 billion mobile games industry forward.

Steel Media CEO Chris James presented a total of 23 categories throughout the evening and was understandably excited and enthused about the current state of the mobile games industry: “Whilst everything Steel Media does is designed to champion and advance the incredible mobile games industry, the Mobile Games Awards is our most focused celebration of the very very best companies, games and individuals of the previous 12 months. Considering how huge the mobile gaming business has become (over half the global games revenues in 2021), that is an increasingly challenging task and even being nominated in these circumstances suggests you're doing something incredible. However, to be voted for by your peers as a winner in one of the 23 categories is naturally even more remarkable. A huge congratulations to all the winners (and indeed to all the nominees) and a heartfelt thanks - please do keep doing what you're doing!”.

Check out more photos from the event here:

About the Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards

The Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards are a prestigious awards established to celebrate the very best businesses and individuals who are driving the $90 billion mobile games industry forward.

The awards shine a light on every part of the ecosystem, from the game developers and publishers through the advertising and monetisation companies, to the tool-makers and support companies that enable the magic to happen. We also pay homage to true industry legends who have made their mark on this industry.

The Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards have been created by the Steel Media team, which has over 17 years of experience covering and connecting the mobile games industry with leading media such as Pocket Gamer and, alongside events like the Pocket Gamer Connects conference series, Big Indie Pitches and numerous industry parties.


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