Play by Play.

International games festival

17th-22nd April 2017

Wellington, New Zealand

The Play by Play Awards will celebrate the best of New Zealand videogames, putting a highlight on some of the fantastic creations being produced by Kiwis across the country.

Assessed by an independent panel of industry veterans, the awards will be open to both full-time developers as well as games students so that we can celebrate a broad range of both established and up-and-coming talent.

Categories and winners:

  • Outstanding Overall
  • Excellence in Audio
  • Excellence in Art
  • Excellence in Design
  • Excellence in Innovation
  • Excellence in Representation
  • Tabletop Award
  • Student Award
  • Audience Choice
  • 'Across The Ditch' Award

These are presented at a glitzy formal ceremony on Saturday night, following the conference.