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Rookie Awards 2020

The 10th Annual Rookie Awards is open to young creatives in visual effects, animation, games, virtual reality, motion graphics and 3d visualisation. There is simply no better way to launch your career and start sharing your amazing work online.

Rookie Awards 2020
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Winners
Game of the Year | Console & PC

On behalf of the sponsors and judges, The Rookies would like to congratulate the following category winners.

Winner: Uplink

Jamie Callow - Uplink
by Gabriel Woolnough, jamiecallow, teeteegone, and vilteben
Uplink is a game cinematic rendered in Unreal Engine, following an engineer and his mechanical companion on their mission through a derelict settlement on Titan. Together, the duo face off against an oncoming swarm of killer drones at bay.
Game of the Year - Winner

Runner Up: Symphonia

Simon LARGUIER - Symphonia
Embody a violinist and awaken a gigantic, forsaken world in this highly poetic platformer! Using your violin and bow, move towards the core of the realm to understand your role in this universe and play the best Concerto!
Game of the Year - Runner Up

Highly Commended: OZIAS

Joanna Nicole Rodriguez - OZIAS
Ozias is a fantasy exploration game about a young boy whose parents were once great warriors. They told him of an ancient tale about a slumbering dragon in the mountains. Now older, Ozias is seeking out the dragon. In this adventure, he must conquer the mountains and uncover the truth.
Game of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: Karnage

Guillaume Bleuze - Karnage
Graduation Video Game School : ISART DIGITAL, the Video Game and 3D Animation / VFX School In a huge arena, you play a driver in a heavily-armed vehicle fighting against a giant monster. Find the flaws of the monster, activate traps when needed and, with the gatling, strike down this filthy creature. Platform : PC
Game of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: Zoélie

Ben Brook - Zoélie
Zoélie is an Action Puzzle Platformer that tells the story of a young girl exploring her town of La Colina alongside her imagination-powered quilt , Sueño.
Game of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: BEYOND THE LINE

Enguerrand MICHELIN - BEYOND THE LINE
End Studies project in Game Artist Specialisation @New3dge Beyond the Line is an Action/Infiltration/RPG game that takes place in an alternative reality, where the Cold War has continued to our present.
Game of the Year - Highly Commended

People's Choice: Harbinger of Spring

Taylor Pope - Harbinger of Spring
Harbinger of Spring is a first person multiplayer FFA shooter. Gameplay is a mixture of old school arena mechanics and modern mobility systems. Set in an ancient alien temple, players compete against each other to find and secure energy sources stolen from the tree of life itself. This student project took six months.
Game of the Year - People's Choice

Finalists
Game of the Year | Console & PC

On behalf of the sponsors and judges, The Rookies would like to congratulate the following category finalists.