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CULT OF THE LAMB wins Game of the Year at the 2022 Australian Game Developer Awards

Massive Monster has a massive AGDAs picking up five awards for their cult simulator

October 5, 2022 11:00 PM

CULT OF THE LAMB has secured four awards tonight at the Australian Game Developer Awards including the coveted Game of the Year.

Massive Monster's cult simulator also won the Excellence in Art, Music, Gameplay, ACMI Audience Choice and Studio Drydock's WYLDE FLOWERS picked up two awards for Excellent in Mobile and Narrative.

LOST AND HOUND by Daisy Ale Soundworks won for Excellence in Accessibility, the first time a regional Western Australian developer has been nominated or won an award in the 20 year history of the event.

"It's great to be recognised for my work in making games more accessible to disabled gamers. The empathy and enthusiasm of Australia's gamedev community has had a huge influence on fostering connection between the different degrees of ability. Thank you to the Aus gamedev community for that," said Brian Fairbanks developer of LOST AND HOUND.

Will Mesilane, Jay Armstrong and James Pearmain (L-R) from Massive Monster

Game of the Year

Excellence in Art

Excellence in Gameplay

Excellence in Narrative

Josh Tatangelo from 2pt Interactive thanking the team for the "Excellence in Sound Design" award.

Excellence in Sound Design

  • Heavenly Bodies - WINNER
  • JUSTICE SUCKS
  • Cult of the Lamb

Excellence in Music

  • Cult of the Lamb - WINNER
  • Heavenly Bodies
  • Age of Darkness: Final Stand

Excellence in Technical Design

  • Age of Darkness: Final Stand - WINNER
  • Puzzle Quest 3
  • Heavenly Bodies

Excellence in Accessibility – Presented by VicScreen

  • Lost and Hound - WINNER
  • Wylde Flowers
  • Raw: Emotions Unite Us

Excellence in Mobile Games

  • Wylde Flowers - WINNER
  • Dream Hopper
  • Hot Lap League
Desiree Cifre accepting the award for Excellence in Narrative for WYLDE FLOWERS

Excellence in AR/VR

  • Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown - WINNER
  • Flush Back
  • Raw: Emotions Unite Us

Excellence in Serious Games (Applied/Impactful)

  • Kinder World - WINNER
  • Wayward Strand
  • Raw: Emotions Unite Us

Excellence in Emerging Games (Student or Early Career)

  • Queer Man Peering Into A Rock Pool.jpg - WINNER
  • ‍Fantasy Town Regional Manager
  • Born Punk

Excellence in Ongoing Games (Games as a Service)

  • The Oregon Trail - WINNER
  • It's Literally Just Mowing
  • Crash of Cars

Rising Star Award

  • Raymond Corrigan

Ambition Award

  • Ryan McMahon

Adam Lancman Award

  • Clara Reeves

Studio of the Year

  • Gameloft

ACMI Audience Choice

  • Cult of the Lamb

Check out all our inteviews with the talented developers by clicking the games in the sidebar and congratulations to all the winners and nominees this year.

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Cult of the Lamb

PC
PlayStation 5
SWITCH
XBOX SERIES X|S
Developer:
Massive Monster
Publisher:
Devolver Digital
Release Date:
August 11, 2022

Heavenly Bodies

PC
PS4
PlayStation 5
Developer:
2pt Interactive
Publisher:
2pt Interactive
Release Date:

Age of Darkness: Final Stand

PC
Developer:
PlaySide
Publisher:
team17
Release Date:
August 10, 2021

Kinder World

ANDROID
IOS
Developer:
Lumi Interactive
Publisher:
Lumi Interactive
Release Date:

Wylde Flowers

SWITCH
PC
APPLE ARCADE
Developer:
Studio Drydock
Publisher:
Studio Drydock
Release Date:
September 21, 2022

The Oregon Trail

APPLE ARCADE
Developer:
Gameloft
Publisher:
Gameloft
Release Date:
April 2, 2021
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