According to the TIGA Games Industry Awards 2022, multiplatform publisher and developer Kwalee wins publisher of the year. The company announced this on its official LinkedIn profile.
Kwalee was founded in 2011 by David Darling, a vital member of the British game industry who previously founded and ran Codemasters.
The studio’s name comes from an Australian Aboriginal word that means «wait for me», in memory of David’s grandfather, who taught him how to understand electronics and had a sailboat with the same name.
Side note: VS Game Jam by Kwalee.
Today, the studio boasts such hits:
- Draw It — 100+ million installations;
- Bake It — 57+ million installations;
- Jetpack Jump — 42+ million installations;
- Shootout 3D — 35+ million installations;
- Rocket Sky — 33+ million installations.
Kwalee — «publisher of the year»
The TIGA Games Industry Awards 2022 is a prestigious award in the gaming industry. The event takes place in the UK. TIGA Games Industry Awards celebrate the achievements of both small and large studios in game development, business and education and the companies that cooperate with them.
Participation in the competition is free. To do so, applicants fill out a form on the website. For the 2022 event, applications were accepted until August 12, 2022. After that, a panel of judges reviews the applicants. Winners are traditionally announced at the TIGA Games Industry Awards ceremony in November 2022.
Kwalee Studios has been announced publisher of the year for 2022. The company would like to thank everyone who participated in developing internal products, third-party mobile games, and pc and console games.