2014 Nordic Game Awards Nominees Announced

April 22, 2014 - GamePolitics Staff

Nominees for the 2014 Nordic Game Awards have been announced today highlighting the best games from the region's developers over the last 12 months. Six prizes will be awarded at the Nordic Game show in Malmö, (which takes place from may 21-23, 2014), decided by a jury of judges selected from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland.

In addition to the awards, a prize will be presented for the "Nordic Indie Sensation," who are selected from a competition by Copenhagen Game Collective, the curators of Nordic Game Indie Night. Eight games will be playable at the event, with winners selected by a public vote.

The nominees are:

Best Nordic Game of the Year 2014
Battlefield 4, by DICE (Sweden)
Year Walk, by Simogo (Sweden)
The Swapper, by Facepalm Games (Finland)
Resogun, by Housemarque (Finland)
Teslagrad, by Rain Games (Norway)
Forced, by Betadwarf (Denmark)
140, by Jeppe Carlsen (Denmark)

Best Nordic Children's Game 2014
Toca Boca Hair Salon 2, by Toca Boca (Sweden)
My Little Work Garage, by Filimundus (Sweden)
Sprinkle Islands, by Mediocre (Sweden)
Steamworld Dig, by Image & Form (Sweden)
Pettson's Inventions Deluxe, by Filimundus (Sweden)
Angry Birds Go, by Rovio (Finland)
King Hunt, by Mountain Sheep (Finland)
LEGO MINDSTORMS Fix the Factory, by Cape Copenhagen (Denmark)
HokusPokus Alfons Åberg, by Hyper Games (Norway)

Best Nordic Handheld Game 2014
Year Walk, by Simogo (Sweden)
Device 6, by Simogo (Sweden)
Steamworld Dig, by Image & Form (Sweden)
Stick it to the Man!, by Zoink (Sweden)
Pet Rescue Saga, by King (Sweden)

Best Artistic Achievement Award 2014
Year Walk, by Simogo (Sweden)
Device 6, by Simogo (Sweden)
Stick it to the Man!, by Zoink (Sweden)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, by Starbreeze Studios (Sweden)
Oceanhorn, by Cornfox Brothers (Finland)
140, by Jeppe Carlsen (Denmark)

Best Nordic Innovation Award 2014
Shelter, by Might and Delight (Sweden)
Year Walk, by Simogo (Sweden)
Device 6, by Simogo (Sweden)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, by Starbreeze Studios (Sweden)
Teslagrad, by Rain Games (Norway)

You can learn more about the awards by visiting nordicgame.com.

Source: GII

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