The International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA), an annual awards program and competition, is now open. Headquartered in Marseilles France, the group is inviting entries from mobile gaming studios, individual developers, groups of individuals, students, researchers and companies involved in mobile games to submit their titles.
Established in 2004, this is the fourth edition of the competition, which offers total cash prize of $40,000. The IMGA is platform independent and entries are open for un-published mobile games on flash, J2ME, Java, Brew, i-mode and other formats. All game developers wishing to participate should have their entries to the international jury by September 24, 2007.
A total of $40,000 in prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
- Excellence in Connectivity (Multi-platform, social networking)
- Excellence in 3D
- Excellence in Game Play
- Best-licensed IP-based game
- Best Casual Game (Flash, Java, etc.)