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The Best in Southeast Asia! Here Are The Winners of SEA Game Awards 2018

By Febrianto Nur Anwari

Songbird Symphony from Singapore went home with two awards. Two games published by Toge Productions, Indonesia were among the winners.


Congratulations to the winners of the second SEA Game Awards!

This year marks the second iteration of the SEA Game Awards. Held to coincide with Level Up KL 2018, SEA Game Awards 2018 aims to recognize and celebrate the creativity, artistry and technical genius of the finest developers and games from around this region in addition to uphold creative and technical excellence in the Southeast Asian video game industry.

In this second year, SEA Game Awards 2018 gave recognition to some Southeast Asia games in 10 different categories across platforms. There were 104 games submitted online from across Southeast Asia and then shortlisted to 40 games as the finalists.

Then, a team of jury members consisted of game journalists did the offline judging phase before the main event of Level Up KL 2018 to select the winner of each category.

sea game awards 2018 winners - joysteak studios

Songbird Symphony from Joysteak Singapore went home with two awards, Rising Star Award and Best Audio.

Meanwhile, Two of the game that would be published by Toge Productions, Indonesia, Coffee Talk and She and The Light Bearer (developed by Mojiken Studio) were also among the winners. Toge Productions currently preparing to release one of their game, Rage in Peace that developed by Rolling Glory Jam.

sea game awards 2018 winner - metronomik

No Straight Roads from Metronomik, Malaysia won the highest achievement, Grand Jury Award. In total, six Malaysian games won six out of ten categories of this award.

So, here’s the complete list of the winners and also the nominees.

GRAND JURY AWARD – No Straight Roads (Metronomik/Malaysia)

RISING STAR AWARD – Songbird Symphony (Joysteak Studios/Singapore)

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD – Iteno (Why Creative/Malaysia)

BEST TECHNOLOGY AWARD – Nightstream (Streamline Games/Malaysia)

Nominees:

  • RE: Legend (Magnus Games/Malaysia)
  • Eximius: Seize the Frontline (Ammobox Studios/Malaysia)
  • Nightstream (Streamline Games/Malaysia)
  • Simulacra: Pipe Dreams (Kaigan Games/Malaysia)

 

BEST VISUAL ART – She and The Light Bearer (Mojiken Studio/Indonesia)

Nominees:

  • RE: Legend (Magnus Games/Malaysia)
  • The Long Road Ahead (Cellar Vault Games/Malaysia)
  • King’s League II (Kurechii/Malaysia)
  • She and The Light Bearer (Mojiken Studio/Indonesia)

 

BEST GAME DESIGN – RE: Legend (Magnus Games/Malaysia)

Nominees:

  • RE: Legend (Magnus Games/Malaysia)
  • No Straight Roads (Metronomik/Malaysia)
  • Nightstream (Streamline Games/Malaysia)
  • Simulacra: Pipe Dreams (Kaigan Games/Malaysia)

 

BEST AUDIO – Songbird Symphony (Joysteak Studios/Singapore)

Nominees:

  • Songbird Symphony (Joysteak Studios/Singapore)
  • A Dance of Fire and Ice (7th Beat Games/Malaysia)
  • No Straight Roads (Metronomik/Malaysia)
  • She and The Light Bearer (Mojiken Studio/Indonesia)

 

BEST STORYTELLING – Coffe Talk (Toge Productions/Indonesia)

Nominees:

  • Songbird Symphony (Joysteak Studios/Singapore)
  • Coffee Talk (Toge Productions/Indonesia)
  • She and The Light Bearer (Mojiken Studio/Indonesia)
  • Simulacra: Pipe Dreams (Kaigan Games/Malaysia)

 

BEST INNOVATION – Simulacra: Pipe Dreams (Kaigan Games/Malaysia)

Nominees:

  • A Dance of Fire and Ice (7th Beat Games/Malaysia)
  • Nightstream (Streamline Games/Malaysia)
  • Nettworth: Life Simulation Game (Gameka/Malaysia)
  • Simulacra: Pipe Dreams (Kaigan Games/Malaysia)

 

BEST STUDENT GAME –  Terminus Lockdown (Glenmarie Games KDU University/Malaysia)

Nominees:

  • Sakura No Gakkou (The Tangerine/Malaysia)
  • Haywire Harvest (Glenmarie Games/Malaysia)
  • Terminus Lockdown (Glenmarie Games/Malaysia)
  • Kaliyuga: The Dark Ages (Morningstar Games/Malaysia)

Congratulations to the winners!

Edited by Devi

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Febrianto is the Senior Editor of Duniaku.net and the Lead Editor of Gameprime.org. He started his career in game industry as a game journalist since 2008, and was one of the initial members of Duniaku.net since 2011. His biggest interest is local game developer scene. Currently, his mission is to spread the news about Indonesia’s game industry to both local and international game and creative industry’s enthusiast.