The evening of July 11th, 2012 marks the tenth annual ceremony for the Develop Industry Excellence Awards. In that time, Develop has handed out over 130 awards to over 100 different companies. The Develop Awards acknowledge
the creative clout, business smarts and world-leading efforts of developers across Europe.
Businesses which have set the agenda and rewritten the rules of games development have been
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welcomed on stage. These include big companies like Nintendo, SCEE, Microsoft Game Studios, Rockstar Games, Rovio Entertainment, EA, Sega and Codemasters. But we’ve also given accolades to firms who were – and at times still are – small and nimble, but are now famous and unstoppable, be that Media Molecule, Mind Candy or Minecraft and its creator Markus Persson. Find out more at