2022 NYX Game Awards Grand Winner: Rovio Entertainment Corporation
NYX Game Awards recognize, celebrate, and honor creative excellence in the international video game industry, valuing those who contribute to ameliorate the community, providing a platform for the voices of the medium’s future.
This award is open to all professional individuals and organizations, whom embody the creative ethos, involved in game developing, game advertising, game marketing, and being an overall game enthusiast.
Consequently, the NYX Game Awards program recognizes the projects, talents, and works of professionals at the forefront of the industry, whom integrate creativity, hard-work, and value into each individual gaming project, to reach each spectrum of audiences around the world.
NYX showcases the most ground-breaking ideas,created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity, worldwide.
Worldwide experts from diverse professional industries.
NYX Awards is judged by members of the IAA Judging Council, a group of leading industry professionals.
Showcase your brilliant projects and capture the attention of our esteemed panel of judges today!
Senior Product Manager, Take Two Interactive
Rupali has been building technologies for video games since 8+ years ago at industry leading publishers - Take Two Interactive and Electronic Arts. She is bringing the ace player experience in the strategic vision to forge new business models across all different labels at Take Two - Rockstar, 2K and Private Division. Previously, she has worked at Electronic Arts where she built and enabled technologies in games like FIFA, Sims, Apex Legends, etc. Rupali has been an active participant of the gaming and tech community as a speaker and mentor.
Product Manager & Head of Business Development, Niantic, Code Coven
Karla Reyes is an award-winning game developer currently designing AR experiences at Niantic and formerly at Square Enix. She is also a founding member and Head of Business Development for Code Coven, the first global accelerator for underrepresented creators within the interactive media and games industries. Passionate about harnessing the power of games for positive social impact, Karla co-founded Square Enix RED, an employee resource group focused on racial & ethnic diversity, has supported UNEP's Playing for the Planet Alliance Green Game Jam, and produced Code Coven's Safe Spaces Now Game Jam with UN Women. She was named one of the Top 100 Women in Games by She Plays Games, the Mobile Games Industry's 'Rising Star' by Pocketgamer.biz, one of Gi.biz's 'Game Changers', was granted the industry's 'New Impact' award by MCV/Develop Magazine, and was featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list in 2021.
Serving as a juror for prestigious game awards in the past 2 years, she has been actively participating in the Game Design Category, while being integral in the participant evaluation and selection process for Code Coven's indie games accelerators. Additionally, she also mentors for Google's Indie Games Accelerator and have visibility into a wide range of emerging games and genres. As a fierce advocate of diversity, equity, and inclusion, Karla aims to approach her judging/jury experiences and contributions as inclusively and fairly as possible.
Having worn many hats within the broader games ecosystem and remained on the pulse of various sectors within it from indie to AAA to XR, Karla is definitely equipped to participate as a jury in the NYX Game Awards.
If you’d like to be a part of our distinguished jury members, or be considered for future inclusions in the NYX Awards program, do consider nominating yourself, and we’ll get back to you soon.
Works range from Indie Games to AAA Games, PC to Mobile Games, Creativity to Marketing, and Audio to Video.
Best Art Direction
Best Visual Art
Nintendo Switch Game
Microsoft Xbox Game
Sony PlayStation Game
Game Strategic Campaign (NEW)
Game Audio & Video (NEW)
Game Design (NEW)
Based on the all-powerful Goddess of Night, the 2023 NYX Awards Statuette emanates beauty and robustness. As with Nyx, the statuette rewards all marvelous works that transcend a clear creative vision, in spite of the emergence of numerous adversaries.
This 13” curvaceous statuette, adorned in a long draping dress, and positioned on top of a solid zinc-alloy base, exemplifies the constant flow of ideas that peruse around the brilliant minds of both game developers and game marketers alike, whilst the perched eagle serves as a conduit to bring forth these concepts and creativity to life.
Crafted with love and passion, the 2023 NYX Awards statuette rewards all whose work transcends a clear creative vision. Earn yours today.
“ NYX Game provides an opportunity to shine a light on Gameloft and our presence here in Cluj, and our great team. Asphalt 9: Legends on Nintendo Switch is an amazing game and we recommend players check it out! ”
~ Raluca Grigorovici, Product Marketing Manager at Gameloft, Romania
“ I want to say thank you NYX for diversifying the award winners. This is the standard that I would like to see in other award organizations adopt that recognize the balance from small indie games to large AAA. There needs to be better balance. I wish to see that in other award organizations next year and follow the lead of NYX Awards. ”
~ Chase Bethea, Video Game Composer/ Creative & Technical Audio Designer, United States
“ As a first-time solo dev award winner, it is an amazing confidence boost to win an international award. It puts the work I do alone at my desk hours on end into perspective. I feel I am part of the gaming industry now. ”
~ Ambroise Catherine, Solo Developer, United States
“ It always feels good to have your hard work noticed and appreciated. It’s wonderful the NYX Game Awards has recognized the potential for this project that is so close to our hearts. ”
~ Ericka Evans, Studio Partner/ Head of Production at Phantom Compass, Canada
“ The AviaGames team is delighted to receive the NYX Game Award distinction as the honor is a testament to the team’s work to create a competitive social gaming experience where players across the globe come to play both engaging and rewarding games. ”
~ Vickie Yanjuan Chen, Founder of Aviagames Inc, United States
“ We’ve been really showing off the fact that our game has been lauded not only in Japan, but overseas as well. It’ll really help with promotions when we expand to other platforms. ”
~ Toru Kawakatsu, Producer/ Director at Petit Depotto, Japan
“ Behind the Frame is our first project that has been fully developed and is ready to be released. Most of the time, we were just really focused on the development process, and in the end, we found out we did not take enough chances to make connections with players and the whole industry. With winning such international recognition, we think we earned ourselves another precious opportunity to make up for what we forgot to do, and we are truly grateful for that. ”
~ Weichen Lin, Producer/ Artist at Silver Lining Studio, Taiwan
NYX Game Awards is an IAA Competition
The International Awards Associate (IAA) is a group of industry innovators, creators, designers and communications professionals whose commitment is to move the industry forward through discovery and recognition of new and existing talent.