Minecraft console takes out TIGA game of the year award

By Brenna Hillier
7 November 2014 02:36 GMT

Minecraft, Forza Horizon 2, Watch Dogs, Destiny and PS4 were among the winners at this year’s TIGA awards.


UK games industry trade body TIGA presents a variety of awards at its annual celebration of the local and international industry.

This year’s winners are a diverse bunch, but Forza Horizon 2 and Minecraft were clear stand-outs with two wins each.

Here’s a full list of winners, collated by DualShockers from TIGA’s Twitter feed.

  • Best Action/Adventure Game – Small Studio: Victory at Sea
  • Best Action/Adventure Game – Large Studio: Watch Dogs
  • Best Arcade Game – Small Studio: Velocity 2X
  • Best Arcade Game – Large Studio: Minecraft Console Edition
  • Best Casual Game – Small Studio: Directive Grimoire
  • Best Casual Game – Large Studio: Hohokum
  • Best Debut Game: Plunder Pirates
  • Best Game with A Purpose – Small Studio: Switch Galaxy Ultra
  • Best Game with A Purpose – Large Studio: Xbox Fitness
  • Most Original Game: Tearaway
  • Best Social Game – Small Studio: Cloud Chamber
  • Best Social Game – Large Studio: Village Life
  • Best Student Game: Seek
  • TIGA Accessibility Award: Audio Defence – Zombie Arena
  • Best Audio Design: Forza Horizon 2
  • Best Game Design: Sniper Elite 3
  • Best Visual Design: Forza Horizon 2
  • Best Education Initiative: Staffordshire University
  • Best Education Instituition: University of Portsmouth
  • Best Marketing Campaign: PlayStation 4
  • Best New IP – small studio: TerraTech
  • Best New IP – Large Studio: Destiny
  • Best Accountancy Firm: Grant Thornton
  • Best Animation Supplier: Dimensional Imaging
  • Best Art Supplier: Atomhawk Design
  • Best Audio Supplier: Side
  • Best Legal Services Supplier: Stevens and Bolton
  • Best QA Provider: Testology
  • Best Recruitment Firm: Amiqus Recruitment
  • Best Start Up: Just a Pixel
  • Best Tools and Tech: Centroid
  • Best Publisher: Team 17
  • Best In House Studio: Ubisoft Reflections
  • Best Independent Studio: Sumo Digital
  • Outstanding Leadership: Jason & Chris Kingsley (Rebellion)
  • TIGA Special Recognition Award: Trevor williams (PlayGround Games)
  • Game of the Year: Minecraft Console Edition

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