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Rookie Awards 2022 | Game of the Year

Immersive Media Finalists

Team and individual games that have been designed to use the latest immersive media headsets and systems. Completed projects preferred, but game play examples and trailers accepted.

Broken Rock - VR Thesis

Broken Rock - VR Thesis

Broken Rock is a VR psychological narrative experience developed over the course of a year at the Ringling College of Art & Design. This project was created through the combined efforts of Joseph Janssen, Quinn Kuslich, Justin Nam, & Xavier Rodriguez.

Chrono Escape - VR Thesis

Chrono Escape - VR Thesis

Chrono Escape is a VR escape room experience developed over the course of around a year and a half at Ringling College of Art & Design. This experience was created by Timber Robert, Megan Dudley, and Ruoling Xu.

Drawn - VR thesis

Drawn - VR thesis

https://youtu.be/T1XSo86quPs

Rise of Métier | Hand Tracking VR Game

Rise of Métier | Hand Tracking VR Game

A single-player VR hand tracking fantasy fighting game that is developed under the Unity game engine and Oculus VR headgear.

Don't Let Them Eat Cake

Don't Let Them Eat Cake

A fun end result of a great Jam Don't Let Them Eat Cake is a VR Tower Defense Game. The hamsters want to take your cake away! can you defeat them?

Sound of Colors VR

Sound of Colors VR

Sound of Colors is a virtual reality remake based on one of the most notable picture books, The Sound of Colors, by Jimmy Liao. Every stop is a fantasy, full to the brim with imagination and adventure. As she searches for colors, she lets her incredible thoughts wander.

Malaya Quest

Malaya Quest

An AR interactive game is suitable for children to learn and engage in history. Malaya Quest consists of different chapters and every chapter will be named based on the 3D historical building model that leads to a story of the past events that happened there. Play and have fun while learning!

Have a little fun! | MAD MONSTERS

Have a little fun! | MAD MONSTERS

A simple and engaging game that can actively boost up your dopamine and make you feel happier! Always reminding people that with the Boost App, we can give people an opportunity to have a little fun to relieve their daily tension and contribute in making their lives better!

TRUST MY SENSE

TRUST MY SENSE

Standalone VR Game for Meta Quest 2 developed in Unreal Engine 4 by 16 students at ISART Digital Paris. Enter the immersive world of an Alsacian toy shop and discover the story of two twin puppets!

Whitefall

Whitefall

Whitefall is a VR narrative exploration survival game set in the frozen alien planet Anyu. Play as Eira Aqua, a young scientist. Explore and discover the history and secrets of this planet while trying to survive the extreme cold.

Tierras Lejanas

Tierras Lejanas

"Tierras Lejanas" is a immersive experience that portrays the emotional and psychological impact of child migration on the American border, shown in a dreamlike way from the perspective of Ixchel, a girl with repressed memories of her childhood who only remembers her experience through her dreams.

 Symphonizer: Waltz of the Flowers

Symphonizer: Waltz of the Flowers

A VR experience for the classical music piece ‘The Waltz of the Flower’ that aims to gain appreciation from the young audience towards classical music.

Nutrifood

Nutrifood

An interactive AR educational toolkit aimed at educating young children and raising awareness about maintaining and improving their eating habits.

A World Of Souls

A World Of Souls

A Supernatural Horror Mystery Comedy game made with Unity 3D. A World Of Souls focuses heavily on dialogue and exploration. Players are expected to find objects which will affect the course of the gameplay's story and ending. So hold on to your seats because you'll need to sit through a lot of therapy sessions!

NOM NOM

NOM NOM

A VR game that lets player to experience the process of making Ramly Burger and selling it.

StarGazer

StarGazer

A shape-shifting, interactive nature experience StarGazers is an interactive experience that allows players to explore a magical forest from the perspective of three different creatures. A mind-bending ‘Alice in wonderland’ troupe experience where the user journeys through an enchanted forest that isn’t what it seems

The Oin

The Oin

This VR game was developed based on Oculus Quest 2 and using Unity as the engine. Players can walk around, move, teleport, and interact with characters and items to explore the game world, solve puzzles, finish tasks and achieve different narrative endings.