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2016 Winners Announced @ Serious Games Showcase & Challenge Last Week

U.S. Army STARS Elements Game Screenshot

Congrats to all for the superb quality of this year’s submissions. And the winners are:

Army Game Studio is this year’s winner in the Best Mobile Serious Game category of the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge with U.S. Army STARS Elements – Fun with Chemistry. U.S. Army STARS Elements is also the winner of the Student’s Choice and the People’s Choice Awards.

The USC Institute for Creative Technologies / US Army Research Laboratory topped the Government Developed Serious Game category with their USC Standard Patient (object of my prior post USC-ICT Serious Games Rapidly Mature New Clinical Interviewers).

USC Standard Patient Screenshot

ARA Virtual Heroes is this year’s winner in the Best Business Developed Serious Game category with Post Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) Virtual Training Module. This award is commonly the hardest fought award for the historically largest category. 

Post Attack Reconnaissance (PAR) Virtual Training Screenshot

Bots & (Main) Frames, by the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, is the winner in the Best Student Developed Serious Game category.

Bots & (Main) Frames Screenshot

Design Interactive is the one of the two winners in the brand new Innovation category with ADAPT-MP.

ADAPT-MP Concept

And lastly, the University of Central Florida is the other winner in the brand new Innovation category with Limbitless Training Games.

Limbitless Training Games Screenshot