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Brand new Mobile Games Awards announced for Pocket Gamer Connects London 2018

Inaugural award ceremony celebrating the best in the industry takes place on Tuesday 23rd January
Brand new Mobile Games Awards announced for Pocket Gamer Connects London 2018

Steel Media, the company behind and the Pocket Gamer Connects conferences, is pleased to announce the first ever Mobile Games Awards.

The special event will take place during Pocket Gamer Connects London 2018 on the evening of Tuesday, January 23rd.

Big hitters

The Mobile Games Awards will recognise the sector’s key players over the last year, from the developers making great games to the publishers, tool makers and service providers that are helping to build 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 Game of the Year award meanwhile will be voted for by consumers.

We’ll also be awarding a special lifetime achievement accolade, the Mobile Legend award, that recognises a person from anywhere in the world who has achieved a considerable amount of success in their career and has acted as a pioneer in the mobile games space.

The 15 awards category in full:

1. Game of the Year
2. Best Developer
3. Best Indie Developer
4. Best Publisher
5. Best Development Tool
6. Best Back-end Solution
7. Best Advertising & UA
8. Best Marketing Campaign
9. Best Analytics / Data Tool
10. Best QA + Localisation Service Provider
11. Best Technological Innovation
12. Best Game Management & Live Ops
13. Best Recruitment Agency
14. Mobile Legend
15. Pocket Gamer People’s Choice

If you’re in the games industry you can nominate a company as a finalist. See our lobbying guide for full details. The Mobile Games Awards are open for submissions for a month, and will close on Monday, November 6th so the judging can begin.

The awards ceremony will be hosted at the prestigious BAFTA building in Piccadilly, London. To buy tickets, visit the official website here:

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