Nominees and surprises have been unveiled by the Arab Game Awards
The highly anticipated Arab Game Awards, set for its grand celebration on January 26th, 2024, has unveiled its nominees, encouraging fans to actively engage in voting for their favorite games. This prominent gaming event, powered by TikTok in MENA and in collaboration with VOV, has become a significant platform that unites acclaimed creators like BanderitaX, MLZLZ, and AhmadShow.
Distinguished for bridging global developers directly with their Arab fanbase, the ceremony also serves as a crucial platform for publishers and local indie developers to connect with their audience. This year's edition promises to showcase 10 Arab indie games alongside a diverse array of global titles.
With a total of 26 awards up for grabs, featuring categories like Best Game, Achievement in Directing, Best Game Design, and Best Arabic Localization and Local Support, the nominees have undergone a meticulous selection process by a panel of the region’s top critics. Esteemed voices including IGN Middle East, ArabHardware, and GamesMix serve as jurors for the event.
In an exciting turn of events, the Arab Game Awards has forged a partnership with TikTok in the MENA region, empowering fans to cast their votes directly on selected awards through the popular platform. Adding to the intrigue, a new award named MENA TikTok’s Gaming Content Star has been introduced to recognize the region’s most outstanding gaming creator of the year. As the countdown to the ceremony continues, anticipation and excitement are building within the gaming community.
Source: adapted from an article by Baytan Uğur Yem, Writer for Mobidictum.