The Develop:Star Awards bring together the game dev community to celebrate the very best games and talent within the industry.
Entry for the 2022 Develop:Star Awards will open in March, with the Awards ceremony taking place on Wednesday 13 July.

The Develop:Star Awards 2021 winners were:

  • Best Visual Art: Returnal
  • Best Narrative: Röki
  • Best Game Design: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Best Audio: Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Best Innovation: Lost Words: Beyond the Page
  • Best QA & Localisation Provider: Keywords Studios
  • Recruitment Star: Amiqus Recruitment
  • Best Creative Provider: Atomhawk
  • Best Original IP (Sponsored by Hiro Capital): Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Diversity Star (Sponsored by PTW): Anisa Sanusi
  • Tomorrow's Star (Sponsored by Amiqus): Reema Ishaque
  • Best Technology Provider: Unreal Engine
  • Publishing Star: No More Robots
  • Best Mobile Game: Little Orpheus
  • Game of the Year: Returnal
  • Best Micro Studio (Sponsored by Talenthouse): Polygon Treehouse
  • Best Studio (Sponsored by Epic Games): Sumo Digital
  • The Develop Star Award: Debbie Bestwick - Team17

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