Sackboy Sweeps Develop Awards, LittleBigPlanet is Top Dog

July 20, 2009Written by Kyle P.

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Media Molecule, the talented group of developers, artists and visitionaries behind LittleBigPlanet have swept the Develop Awards, winning in all the categories they were nominated in.

Winning in Best New Studio, Best Independent Developer, Best New IP and Achievements in Visual Arts and Technical Innovation. Media Molecule was the top studio at the show. Other notables include Epic Games taking home the award for Best Engine, with their Unreal Engine 3, and ex-Sony Executive, Phil Harrison, winning the Development Legend award. The full list of awards are:

CREATIVITY

Best New IP

LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Use of a Licence

Lego Batman (Traveller’s Tales)

Visual Arts

LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Audio Accomplishment

Fable II (Lionhead)

Publishing Hero

Apple

TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES

Technical Innovation

LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule)

Best Tools Provider

Autodesk

Best Engine

Unreal Engine 3 (Epic Games)

Recruitment Company

Amiqus

Services

Audiomotion

Creative Outsourcing

Side & Sidelines

STUDIOS

Best New Studio

Media Molecule

Best Handheld Games Studio

Rockstar Leeds

Business Development

Playfish

Best Independent Developer

Media Molecule

Best In-House Team

Rockstar North

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Development Legend

Phil Harrison

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jacqui Lyons

Grand Prix

Codemasters

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