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Minecraft console takes out TIGA game of the year award

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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