Popcon Asia 2018 just finished. One thing to highlight was the Popcon Award. In this article, we will share to you the nominees and winner for each game category in Popcon Award 2018.
In order to award local creative industries for their effort, the Popcon 2018 features Popcon Award 2018. The awards selects titles from various categories such as games, films and comic.
Specifically for games, here are the full list of nominees and their respective winners
Game of the Year Category
Winner: Happy Glass
The idea of the game is very simple. You draw a line to make water flow to fill up your glass. It will make them happy. Therefore, the name is Happy Glass. If you want to know more about the game and story behind the development, you can read our previous article.
- Legrand Legacy (SEMISOFT)
- My Lovely Daughter (Game Changer/Toge Productions)
- Ultra Space Battle Brawl (Toge Productions)
- Happy Glass (Game5Mobile)
- Hollywhoot (Joyseed Gametribe)
Upcoming Game Category
Winner: Ghost Parade
Ghost Parade itself is a side-scrolling game surrounded by a beautiful, magical and mythical atmosphere. It tells a story of a girl, named Suri, who gets lost in a forest and tries to get back home.
Ghost Parade has also made it to the to the top 7 Best Indie Games List from BEKRAF Game Prime 2017 The games has so much hype even before its release. Oh, by the way, it will be available on consoles.
Ghost Parade, a 2D side-scrolling adventure game developed by Indonesian studio Lentera. It is coming to PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam in 2019.
- Rising Hell (Toge Productions)
- Ghost Parade (Lentera Games)
- Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story (Agate Studio)
- Esport Saga (Lion Studios)
- Summer Town (Arsanesia)
Board Game Category
Winner: Bluffing Billionaires
The winner for this year’s Best Board Game goes to Bluffing Billionaires. In Bluffing Billionaire, you become, well, a millionaire and have to prove other millionaires that you are the richest of them all. All the millionaires will need to show their arrogance. But you need to be careful when taking your turns.
The game is super quick and fun. We also made a review of the game on our previous articles. It’s no surprise that this game is on top.
- Lelang Mania (Manikmaya Games)
- Bluffing Billionaires (Masbro Games)
- Balap Kuliner (Kompas)
- Kakak Teladan (C&Co Fun Factory)
Congratulations to the winners!
Edited by Devi