The nominations are out for the second edition of the International Mobile Game Awards for Southeast Asia. This year there are a total of 65 games from all over Southeast Asia, with the final award ceremony being held on October 13th at GameStart 2017 in Singapore!
Let us introduce you to the nominees for the IMGA SEA Awards from Singapore! Congratulations!
Cat Quest by The Gentlebros
One of our favourite open world RPG games out this year! Cat Quest is an epic story set in the pawsome world of cats! In search of your catnapped sister you pounce into the massive continent of Felingard. A world crafted in the style of overworld maps of yore and purring with cat-tastic characters, stories, and puns! Combat in Cat Quest takes place entirely in real time, allowing you to get close to enemies with a slash of your blade, dodge attacks, and then finish them off with powerful magic! Check out our first impressions here.
Chef Wars by Mindcake Games
Chef Wars is the first food discovery RPG. Recruit chefs, source ingredients, and invent hundreds of recipes from around the world. Then use those recipes to win themed kitchen battles! Become the most famous chef and stop the evil Baron von Pork from world domination! You can collect over 200 ingredients and invent more than 900 recipes from 50+ countries!
Chrono Clash by Gamenami
As the war over ancient Relics continues to rage, there’s fame and fortune to be made; especially for a band of mercenaries like yours. Lead your squad on various contacts and oversee their tactics. Manage resources, unlock new job classes and uncover powerful relics to become renowned through out the land of Tevalles. Chrono Clash is a tactics RPG with a unique turn-based system that uses time as a resource.
Dark Dot – Unique Shoot ‘Em Up by Inzen Studio
Dark Dot is a unique vertical scrolling action shooter that allows you to draw and manipulate your very own army of Darklets using formations. Draw, Resize and Rotate to manipulate your army formation and obliterate all who would stand in your way.
Desert Island Fishing by Springloaded
Developers of The Last Vikings! and Campaign Clicker, Springloaded brings us back to sea with Desert Island Fishing. Lost at sea, nothing to do but fish! Jump into a universe overflowing with surprises and addictive re-playability. With hundreds of fish to find, 7 islands to explore and gear to upgrade. Desert Island Fishing is a fun, simple, one-touch arcade fish catching, inspired by the greatest fishing games of all time.
Heroes Infinity: Gods Future Fight by DIVMOB
An action RPG filled with heroics, adventure, and a diverse assortment of creatures and fiends. Dive into the world of Heroes Infinity and begin your epic journey through many lands and cities. Collect & build your epic team of heroes to achieve victory. Participate in an epic god war with real-time strategy battles.
Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! by Daylight Studios
Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! Is an adorable simulation game that features owning and running your own weapon shop as potatoes! Have you ever wondered what an NPC gets up to while you are out questing, grinding, and exploring a game world? Use your potato smiths to forge weapons and sell them to questing heroes. Out previously on PC one of my favourite indie games is now on mobile. Read our full review here!
Monster Chronicles by Delta Duck Studios
A mobile Strategy RPG game that’s a mashup of Fire Emblem and Tic-Tac-Toe. Monster Chronicles is a 3-in-1 strategy, puzzle and RPG game. Bash enemy monsters to knock them around. Create chaos and break through enemy strategy, while forming your own TTT chains to obliterate your enemies! Collect and evolve over 70 unique monsters to battle, and even ascend them to their ultimate human form.
OOPS! Orbital Postal Service by Blu3bird Studios
OOPS! is a game about delivering packages, in space! OOPS stands for Orbital Online Postal Service which guarantees your online purchases reaching your doorsteps within minutes. Manoeuvre and land your ships perfectly upright. Don’t break the chain! How many deliveries can you make without crashing?
Rescue Quest Gold by Boomzap Entertainment
A path-based scrolling match-3 game. Featuring a magical fantasy adventure game featuring two apprentice magicians as they make their way to a wizarding school and discover that fairy creatures called Spritelings have been kidnapped and trapped by an evil sorcerer. Offering non-casual players the depth and tactics the path-based scrolling mechanic offers.
Star Tap – Idle Space Clicker by Inzen Studio
Star Tap is a calm, non-combat game where you follow a girl Stella as she embarks on a mysterious and lonely journey through space. Go on the journey of a lifetime to planets, constellations, galaxies. Tap to travel through the vast Outer Space Explore the Solar System and go beyond the Milky Way. Check out our full review here.
Toriko: Puzzle PVP Game by Happy Labs
Developers of Happy Tennis and Happy Swordplay, Happy Labs is back with Toriko. A 1V1 Puzzle PVP game. Bird puzzles descend from the top, moving downwards. Rearrange the birds by swiping down to collect birds of the same color. You win by making your rival’s board overflow and clearing the quota faster than rival.
Utopia United: A Dice Soccer Story by LambdaMu Games
The stadium is in shambles and The League is right around the corner! Build a town, recruit your residents, discover each of their special abilities, and figure out your tactics on the field, as you engage in deep and addictive gameplay to rise to the top of the leagues. A charming game of strategy, pick a squad, roll the dice and score!
Valiant Force by XII Braves
A turn-based tactical RPG for Android and iOS. Recruit from over 200 unique characters to fight for your cause and forge the greatest assembly of heroes that has ever existed. Customize and pick your heroes from a wide selection ranging from classes. Seek out legendary weapons and armor, and master powerful spells and abilities.
Those are the nominees from Singapore! Remember to check out the other nominees from Malaysia as well! This year’s judging panel is composed of international mobile gaming experts such as Febrianto Nur Anwari from Duniaku, Mohammad Fahmifrom Toge Production, Ian Gregory from Witching Hour Studios, Jeremy Ooi from Kaigan Games, Gabby Dizon from Altitude Games etc.