2022

NYX Game Silver Winner

Katuku Island

Entrant Company

Murray Sam Holdings Limited

Category

Mobile Game - Best Innovation

Client's Name

Dr. Phyllis Callaghan

Country / Region

New Zealand

Are you ready? Get on board the Waka! Fresh out of Aotearoa New Zealand, Katuku Island is an adventure game with an indigenous difference, for ALL humans to play. We want to see you fulfil YOUR dreams... and TRANSFORM! Game for Life - Game Katuku Island! Katuku Island is a world first in video gaming, as it brings perspective from Māori, the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand. And being Aotearoa, it's an adventure like no other! We are proud to be Kiwi/NZ made. Katuku Island is a metaphor for 'changing the narrative' for your own life's challenges and outlook: We would love for you to immerse yourself in the Katuku world and 'transform'!

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Credits

Score, songwriting and vocals
Dylan Ngatoro and Rongomai Callaghan
Moko Arai
Boydie Te Nahu - Artist
Ngati Dread
Eruera Brown - Artist
Tamanay@Tuhou creations
Tamanay Tuhou - Artist
Jah@creations
Jahvarn Battes - Artist
Hiku@Maori
Hkiurangi Mangu - Artist
DGJWatson
Dave Watson - Graphic designer
2022
NYX Game Awards - Dinner with Strangers
silver
winner

Entrant Company

IceVayne Games

Category

PC Game - Indie

Country / Region

United States

2022
NYX Game Awards - Rogue Invader
silver
winner
Nathan Rees

Entrant Company

Squishy Games LLC

Category

PC Game - Indie

Country / Region

United States

2022
NYX Game Awards - Phobies
silver
winner

Entrant Company

Phobies Holdings Inc. and Smoking Gun Interactive Inc.

Category

Mobile Game - Best Music

Country / Region

Canada

2022
NYX Game Awards - DRAINUS
silver
winner
Team Ladybug

Entrant Company

Active Gaming Media

Category

PC Game - Best Gameplay

Country / Region

Japan