Friday, December 3, 2021

Four Indonesian Games Dominate SEA Game Awards 2021


Photo source: KompasTekno.com


Indonesia has successfully won awards at the 2021 SEA Game Awards. The announcement of the winner of the SEA Game event was announced last week. The SEA Game Awards is an award event for Indie Games throughout Southeast Asia with 10 categories containing games of various genres. Indonesia is one of the participants in this Game award event. In the fifth year of the SEA Game, Indonesia won one of the awards, namely the Grand Jury Award. The most prestigious category in the SEA Game was won by Coffee Talk, the flagship game from game developer Toge Productions (Tangerang). In addition, a game developer from Bali named Bali Devata Game Production also won an award in the Best Technology category. The action-adventure game Biwar: Legend of Dragon Slayer that they developed showcases Balinese and Papuan culture.


It didn’t stop there, game developer from Surabaya, Mojiken Studio with its visual story game “When the Past Was Around” also won an award in the Best Visual Art category. This local game is published by Toge Productions. Last but not least, the vertical platformer game Rising Hell. This game from Kediri won two awards at once, namely Best Game Design and Best Audio. Developed by Tahoe Games, Rising Hell is also published by Toge Productions.


Quoted from IGN Southeast Asia (24/11), here is the complete list of winners of the 2021 SEA Game Awards:


  1. Grand Jury Award – Coffee Talk (Toge Productions, Indonesia)
  2. Rising Star Award – Exist.EXE (Skyfeather Games Studio, Malaysia)
  3. Audience Choice Award – Fallen Tear: The Ascension (CMD Studios, Philippines)
  4. Best Technology – Biwar: Legend of Dragon Slayer (Devata Games Production, Indonesia)
  5. Best Visual Art – When The Past Was Around (Mojiken Studio, Indonesia)
  6. Best Game Design – Rising Hell (Tahoe Games, Indonesia)
  7. Best Innovation – Airship Academy (Revolution Industry, Thailand)
  8. Best Storytelling – DeLight: The Journey Home (Dream Team Studio, Malaysia)
  9. Best Audio – Rising Hell (Tahoe Games, Indonesia)
  10. Best Student Game – Water Child (UOW Malaysia KDU University College)
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