Digital Entertainment Grand Award

Digital Entertainment Grand Award and Digital Entertainment (Entertainment and eSports Software) Gold Award

Winner : 3MindWave Ltd.

Title of Entry : ATV Slam

ATV Slam

“ATV Slam” might be the first All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) game released in the arcade market over the last 10 years and is distributed by SEGA Amusement International Ltd. In this thrilling racing video game, players race to the finish line while pulling stunts and avoiding obstacles on action-packed tracks. The custom-developed motion platform lets players experience all the bumps just like being on the real track side. Exotic environment, wind effects, razor-sharp console-quality graphics delivered by “Unreal Engine 4” ,a pounding 2.1 channel soundtrack and a challenging AI system get player’ s adrenaline pumping. The sensational cabinet wow players in any location. Featuring a life-size realistic quadbike with huge lit wheels, chrome, engine, stylish liveries and awesome lighting effects from top to bottom catch players’ attention.

Comments from Judging Panel

“ATV Slam” is a high-quality arcade racing game. Judges are happy to know the game is published by SEGA Amusement International Ltd. and exported to Europe, America, the Middle East and other countries as well as over 300 units have been sold out, that is an encouraging news for Hong Kong digital entertainment industry. “ATV Slam” was granted the CE marking and this indicates its conformity with health, safety and environment protection standards within the European Economic Area. Furthermore, it also obtained the compliance of RoHS adopted by EU, which is a thoughtful and commendable arrangement. The game players not only enjoy the excitement and visual surprises brought by the game, but also the sound generated by the world-class Dolby 2.1 stereo system. The jury is pleased to see that this well-designed racing game is "Made in Hong Kong" with potential future development. It is a new and good experiment with good market potential, and it can be a new business model for the Hong Kong digital entertainment industry.

Entertainment & eSports Software

Entertainment & eSports Software - Silver Award

Winner : XR Dom Ltd.

Title of Entry : Fatal Escape

Fatal Escape

“XR Dom - Fatal Escape” might be the rst XR (Extended Reality) horror house themed escape room in Asia, combining the applications of Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR) elements. It is located on the 4th oor of MOKO in Mongkok, covering oor space of around 1000 square feet. There are in total 3 different themed horror rooms for players to experience in “The Haunted Mansion”. Players need to use various gaming gadgets in different rooms to complete the required missions before they proceed to the next room. “The Haunted Mansion” is designed with the escape room concept which leads players to an unprecedented journey.

Comments from Judging Panel

“XR Dom - Fatal Escape” applies Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR), and adopted Passthrough technology, using an external depth-of-eld lens and VR helmet to make a hybrid 110 degree game with realistic visual and real-time graphics, combing real-time tracking, hand sensor and Arduino sensor technology. The judges are glad to see the production team, which perfectly combines the real environment and virtual scene, so that players can experience every detail of the game and quickly enjoy the fun of the game.
The judges appreciate the production team's effort of the simultaneous use of Unity to produce a series of full 3D stereoscopic scenes, characters and special effects, combining the game with the sense of movie. It challenges the limits of our four senses (sight, hearing, touch and smell). Practically applying MR mixed reality technology to public entertainment experience, it can be imagined that in the future, mixed reality technology can be applied to different life scenarios in addition to games. The production team has created a blue ocean market.

Entertainment and eSports Software - Bronze Award

Winner : Element Cell Game Ltd.

Title of Entry : Magic Burns 9 times

Magic Burns 9 times

"Magic Burns 9 times" is a manga-style game that combines the elements of casual role-playing, cultivation, drawing cards and passing through by teams. The production team created landmarks of different countries, such as Taipei Railway Station, Bank of China Building, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Tokyo Tower, to enhance the attractiveness of the game. In the starting of the game, players have to recruit citizen on the map to transform into a magical girl with enhanced combat power. Players must collect a certain number of citizens to increase their attacking and MP power before encountering monsters.
The game was selected in the "Hong Kong Game Enhancement and Promotion Scheme" and was granted a marketing sponsorship of HK$500,000. It was exhibited at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS) under the Hong Kong Pavilion.

Comments from Judging Panel

"Magic Burns 9 times" is an original mobile game of Hong Kong with various lovely characters which targets young players who enjoy playing fantastic games. Graphics and art design of the game is meticulous. In the map of game, players encounter different buildings of real life, play games at the same time travel around the world. The judges admired that the production team is full of passion. The judges are satised with this lovely mobile game, and glad to see the game is “Made in Hong Kong” with good market potential.

Entertainment and eSports Software - Certificate of Merit

Winner : Original Workshop Company Ltd.

Title of Entry : Genki Village

Genki Village

“Genki Village” is a casual mobile game of combined elements (i.e. simulation, puzzle, and item collecting). The players need to protect the animals and maintain the prosperity of the village. Apart from entertainment, the production team also want to convey positive messages to players. The production team embedded positive messages in the Gacha system to encourage players in their daily living. Genki Village was selected by the Hong Kong Game Enhancement and Promotion Scheme (GEPS) and exhibited at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2019 under Hong Kong Pavilion.

Entertainment and eSports Software - Certificate of Merit

Winner : Simplist Ltd.

Title of Entry : Devil Stone

Devil Stone

"Devil Stone" is an ofine RPG game developed for the smartphone platform. In order to regain the crown of devildom, Player has to join team with a warrior and to retrieve their powers by seeking the magic stones which are scattered on the devildom. Afterwards, the player and the warrior join an adventurous journey. The thoughts and feelings of the team undergone subtle changes when the hidden agenda is gradually being revealed. Furthermore, the production team was sponsored by Samsung, Lenovo and Motorola in exhibition equipment.