Mobile GameDev Awards 2024 finalists announced

The winners of the Awards will be announced on Monday, 11th March.

The Mobile GameDev Awards, now in their third edition, honor the most innovative and creative LiveOps practices in mobile gaming. The awards showcase the industry leaders, with past winners such as Zynga, Scopely, and FunPlus.

This year, a panel of professional game analysts has chosen finalists from big names in gaming, such as Roblox, Tencent, Activision, and others. The awards cover ten different categories, which are:

Best Collaboration Event (Midcore):

  • PUBG x Dragon Ball Z by Tencent
  • Goddess of Victory: NIKKE x NieR: Automata by Shift Up
  • Free Fire x Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse by Garena
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang x Jujutsu Kaisen by Moonton
  • State of Survival x Resident Evil by FunPlus

Best Collaboration Event (Casual):

  • Stumble Guys – Constant Collabs by Scopely
  • Roblox – Barbie DreamHouse Tycoon by Roblox
  • Solitaire Grand Harvest x Sarah Jessica Parker by Playtika
  • Eggy Party – Events in General by NetEase
  • Candy Crush x Barbie by King

Best Social / Competitive Event (Midcore):

  • League of Legends: Wild Rift – Arena by Riot Games
  • Call of Duty Mobile – Ground War Beach by Activision
  • Marvel SNAP – Conquest by Nuverse
  • Brawl Stars – ChromaNoMore by Supercell
  • Whiteout Survival – State of Power by Century Games

Best Social / Competitive Event (Casual):

  • Monopoly GO! – Partner Event by Scopely
  • Phase 10 – ShowTime! by Mattel163
  • Royal Match – Lava Quest by Dream Games
  • Toon Blast – Shield Clash by Zynga
  • Tile Busters – Instant Duel by Spyke Games

Best Use of Narrative in an Event (Midcore):

  • Cookie Run: Kingdom – Holiday Express by Devsisters
  • Goddess of Victory: NIKKE – Neverland: Snowfall Oasis Dating Simulation by Shift Up
  • RAID – Call of the Arbiter by Plarium
  • Genshin Impact – Exquisite Night Chimes by MiHoYo
  • Call of Dragons – Seasonal stories by FARLIGHT

Best Use of Narrative in an Event (Casual):

  • June’s Journey – Story-first Battle Pass by Wooga
  • Matchington Mansion – The Turquoise Dream by Magic Tavern
  • Lily’s Garden – Makeover Events by Tactile Games
  • Homescapes – Exploration Events by Playrix
  • Merge Mansion – Grannies of Anarchy by Metacore

Best Seasonal Event (Midcore):

  • Last Fortress x The Boys Holiday Collab by IM30
  • Whiteout Survival – Thanksgiving by Century Games
  • Genshin Impact – Secret Summer Paradise by MiHoYo
  • PUBG – Halloween by Tencent
  • Goddess of Victory: NIKKE – BBQ Master by Shift Up

Best Seasonal Event (Casual):

  • Phase 10 – Winter Wonder Roll by Mattel163
  • Triple Match 3D – Christmas Quest by Boombox Games
  • Project Makeover – Timed Makeover (Ginger) by Magic Tavern
  • Township – Chinese Celebration Merge Event by Playrix
  • Lily’s Garden – Lily’s Christmas Makeover by Tactile Games

Best Minigame Event (Midcore):

  • Free Fire – Pet Smash by Garena
  • Diablo Immortal – Survivor’s Bane by Blizzard
  • Last Fortress – Collection of Minigames by IM30
  • Puzzles & Survival – Beach Tiles by 37Games
  • State of Survival – Behemoth Trials by FunPlus

Best Minigame Event (Casual):

  • Royal Match – Magic Cauldron by Dream Games
  • Homescapes – Ranch Adventures by Playrix
  • Cooking Madness – Pirate Treasure by ZenLife Games
  • Survivor!.io – Summer Seaside Soiree by Habby
  • Matchington Mansion – Edna’s Poems by Magic Tavern

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