Rocksteady and Quantic top Develop awards

By Patrick Garratt
15 July 2010 07:41 GMT


Batman developer Rocksteady Studios and Heavy Rain’s Quantic Dream took home top honours from last night’s Develop Awards in Brighton, winning gongs for the year’s Best New IP, the most notable Independent Studio and more.

Here’s the lot. Well done, etc.


  • Best New IP – Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream)
  • Best New Download IP – Angry Birds (Rovio)
  • Best Use of a Licence or IP – Batman: Arkham Asylum (Rocksteady Studios)
  • Visual Arts – Split/Second (Black Rock Studio)
  • Audio Accomplishment – DJ Hero (FreeStyleGames)
  • Publishing Hero – Channel 4


  • Technical Innovation – Unity Engine (Unity Technologies)
  • Tools Provider – Hansoft
  • Engine – Unreal Engine 3
  • Services – Testology
  • Audio Outsourcer – Side
  • Visual Outsourcer – Axis Animation
  • Recruitment Company – Amiqus


  • Best New Studio – Hello Games
  • Micro Studio – Hello Games
  • Handheld Studio – SCE Cambridge
  • Business Development – Sony XDev
  • In-House Studio – Rocksteady Studios
  • Independent Studio – Quantic Dream


  • Development Legend – Andrew Gower & Paul Gower (Jagex)
  • Grand Prix – Unity Technologies

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