• Region: Europe
  • Event Type: Awards
  • Audience Type: Developers, Indies, Recruitment, C-level, Marketing, Creatives, Investors, Publishers, Tool Providers, Technical Teams, Ad Companies, Media, Youtubers / Streamers
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Steel Media, the company behind and the Pocket Gamer Connects conferences, will host its fifth Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards in April 2022.

The Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards recognise the sector’s key players during 2021, from the developers making great games to the publishers, tool makers,service providers, investors and more that contribute to building a platform for success.

Most of the awards will be voted for by a panel industry judges, recognising the hard work of the teams and individuals that have shined over the last year.

A special Pocket Gamer People's Choice award is voted for by consumers.

We’ll also be awarding a special achievement accolade, the Mobile Legend award, for people who have achieved a considerable amount of success in their careers and has acted as a pioneer in the mobile games space.

This year's 23 awards categories in full:

  • Game of the Year
  • Pocket Gamer People's Choice
  • Best Advertising & UA
  • Best Analytics / Data Tool
  • Best Developer
  • Best GAAS Tools & Tech
  • Best Audio/Visual Accomplishment
  • Best Game Engine
  • Best Storytelling
  • Rising Star
  • Best Tools Provider
  • Best Recruitment Agency
  • Best Service Provider
  • Best Live Ops
  • Best QA and Localisation Service Provider
  • Best Indie Developer
  • Best PR / Marketing Team
  • Best Influencer Marketing Agency
  • Best Challenger App Store [new entry]
  • Investor of the Year
  • Best Publisher
  • Best Innovation
  • Game of the Year
  • Mobile Legend

If you’re in the games industry you can nominate a team to be considered as a finalist. See our lobbying guide for full details. The Pocket Gamer Mobile Games Awards are open for submissions for eight weeks, then close on Tuesday, May 18th so the judging can begin.

The draft schedule for the ceremony on April 5th is:

18:30 - Join us at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

19:15 - Take your seats for the ceremony

20:30 - Networking and drinks

Nominations can be submitted via the Mobile Games Awards website. To book your ticket to attend the ceremony and network with the industry, head over to Eventbrite.

For sponsorship details, please contact Steel Media CEO Chris James at

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