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The AGDAs

Welcome to the AGDAs

The AGDAs 2022 will be held on Wednesday the 5th October from 7pm AEDT onwards.

The Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs) are a national event celebrating outstanding games and individual achievements by Australian game developers. This year, the AGDAs enter their 20th year of uplifting and encouraging local talent.

Spanning 13 game categories as well as 4 personal and studio awards, the AGDAs seek to elevate and celebrate our diverse and talented local industry.

As of 2020, The AGDAs have been run by the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) – the peak industry association representing the voice of Australian and New Zealand companies in the computer and video games industry.

About History

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Got a newly released game from 2022? New content for an ongoing game? We want to hear about it! Submit below.

The AGDAs could not take place without community engagement and contribution. We seek to ensure games are judged by and for the game’s community. Apply to be a judge below!

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Categories

GAMES AWARDS
Excellence in Art
Excellence in Gameplay
Excellence in Narrative
Excellence In Sound Design
Excellence in Music
Excellence in Technical Design
Excellence in Accessibility
Excellence in Mobile Games
Excellence in AR/VR
Excellence in Serious Games (Applied/Impactful)
Excellence In Ongoing Games (Games as a Service)
Excellence in Emerging Games (Student or Early Career)
Game of The Year

CAREER, CONTRIBUTION AND CULTURE AWARDS
Studio of The Year
The Adam Lancman Award
The Rising Star Award
The Ambition Award

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