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Ones to Watch Award in 2011

25 August 2011
Developed by That Game Studio for Xbox 360. A multiplayer platform racing game offering a cute and colourful visual style and a mixture of fun and simple gameplay mechanics.

That Game Studio were the winners of the BAFTA Ones to Watch Award in 2011, presented annually in association with Dare to be Digital.

Ones to Watch Award Winner in 2011BAFTA Ones to Watch Award: Twang!BAFTA/Steve Butler

The 2011 BAFTA Ones to Watch Award was presented to That Game Studio for their impressively innovative game Twang!.

Team members Jocce Marklund, Annette Nielsen, Marcus Heder, Linus Nordgren and Thomas Finlay accepted the award at the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards on 16 March 2011.

Twang! was commended for the game's success at combining best use of technology, market potential and innovation.

BAFTA maskTwang! by That Game Studio

Twang! Is a multiplayer platform racing game, developed for Xbox 360, supporting up to four local players. Offering a cute and colourful visual style and a mixture of fun and simple gameplay mechanics, it is aimed at all ages.

Read the team's BAFTA Blog

!Ones to Watch Award Nominees in 2011

Dare To Be Digital Logo white backgrThe three nominated teams were selected after a rigorous jury process over the summer of 2010. They were chosen by a panel made up of some of the top names in the computer gaming industry including Charles Cecil, Managing Director of Revolution Software and Gareth Edmonson from Ubisoft, as well as representation from BBC, Blitz Games Studios, Codemasters, Denki, Develop, Rare, Realtime Worlds, Rockstar North and Sony. The nominated teams were announced at Dare ProtoPlay on Sunday 15 August 2010.

Mush by Angry Mango

This atmospheric 2D platform puzzler takes full advantage of the Windows Phone 7 tactile inputs, including touch-screen and accelerometer technology. Players can stretch Mush’s facial features with their fingertips to alter his emotions, shake him into a blind destructive rage and tilt the phone to move him around the world.

Read the team's BAFTA Blog

Sculpty by Team Tickle

Sculpty is a unique physics-based platform game for the iPad. It is the only game where users can use their hands to mould Sculpty through the lush jungle environment.

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Previous Winners

*The Ones to Watch Award in 2007