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GDC 2018 – Multiple awards for the SwissGames delegation

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Swiss VR at the forefront of the industry

During GDC 2018, Lausanne-based OZWE Games and its game «Anshar Online» were announced as launch game for the new Oculus Go.

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GDC 2018 had closed its door and the SwissGames delegation was crowned by prestigious  awards:

• GDC Best in Play for «Nimbatus» by Stray Fawn Studio

• GDC Honorable Mention for «Mundaun» by Hidden Fields
Link to GDC Play – Best in Play & GDC Pitch Winners
Link to Gamasutra’s review “Best in Play 2018”

• 3D Game Art Challenge by Unity and GDC Winner: «Airheart» by Blindflug Studios
Link to 3D Game Art Challenge Winners

• Serious Games SIG Community Leadership Award: MMOS with «Project Discovery Exoplanets»
Link to IGDA’s review

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