A' Video Game Award

A' Video Game Award is an international, juried design accolade established to recognize and promote good video games.

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What is A' Video Game Award

A' Video Game Award

A' Video Game Award is the materialized form of respect, love and affection for your good video game.

Good video game deserves great recognition.

A' Video Game Award is your tool of choice to advertise, publicize and promote your good video games, to make your great video games publicly known, appreciated and loved in all countries, in all languages, so that you and your good video game work gets the righteous attention you truly deserve and entitled to.

A' Video Game Award ’s media exposure provides victorious designers with the chance to attain national and international fame, to honor them as well as to incentivize them, but most importantly, to help their work reach their true potential.

It is free to sign-up for A' Video Game Award, it is free to upload your video game and it is free, anonymous, confidential and obligation-free to obtain a preliminary score, before you nominate your work for A' Video Game Award consideration.

FAME, PRESTIGE, PUBLICITY
Dominate Video game Industry by winning a prestigious, respected and coveted award that gets you published and promoted worldwide.


TROPHY, CERTIFICATE, YEARBOOK
Claim your 3D Metal Printed Video game Award Trophy, your Certificate of Video game Excellence and Your Yearbook of Award-Winning Projects.


EXHIBITION, PR & GALA-NIGHT
Empower your video games with an unmatched, world-class public relations programme. Get exhibited in Italy and internationally. Get invited to the Gala. Get famous.


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SEE THE WINNERS
A' Video Game Award winner showcase is a source of amazing and unlimited inspiration and creativity, for designers and design lovers alike.


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VEDI I VINCITORI
Affluent customers and design buyers regularly check A' Design Award winner showcase, featuring 14.557 winners in all categories, to find latest, trendsetting products, projects, arts and design.


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YOU TOO CAN BE A WINNER.
Good video game deserves great recognition, if you have a good video game, nominate it for A' Video Game Award, and you too may become a winner and get your design recognized, respected, promoted and advertised worldwide.


Vision

VISION
Highlight, Advertise & Advocate good design, designers and design oriented companies for a better future. A' Video Game Award aims to channel the attention of press, interactive medias, design critics, distributors and buyers to the award winners.


Mission

MISSION
Provide a fair, ethical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators from all fields with different experience levels, different disciplines and market focus to compete on. A' Video Game Award aims to provide a global audience for award winners to showcase their success and talents to.


Action

ACTION
The A' Video Game Award is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design, the A' Video Game Award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design oriented companies, professionals and interest groups.


Video game Awardees

WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Video Game Award is given to best designs; all concept stage, prototype and finished works are considered.


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UNIQUE TROPHY
The A' Video Game Award Trophy was designed to be realized by the newest production techniques in order to underline the innovative content of winners.


Video game Innovation

HIGLIGHTING INNOVATION
The A' Video Game Award Trophies are realized by 3D metal printing of stainless steel. Platinum and Gold Trophies and are electro plated in gold color.


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WHAT IS AWARDED?
You can nominate original and innovative video game work designed within the last 5 years; including but not limited to first person shooters, real time and turn based strategy games, multiplayer online battle arena, role playing games, massively multiplayer online games, massively multiplayer online role playing games, sports games, racers and vehicle simulators, adventure games, educational games, music and rhythm games, electronic board games as well as their interaction design and graphics..


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WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Video Game Award is open to all, especially accepting nominations from game studios, game developers, interaction designers, software engineers and creative artists.


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WHEN IS AWARDED?
There are six entry periods, First, Early, Standard, Late, Last, Omega. It is recomended to join before the end of Late Entry Deadline, that is on February 28th. Results are announced every year, starting from April 15th.


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THE EXHIBITION
The Museum of Outstanding Design, the moving design museum was founded by A' Design Award & Competition in order to exhibit the award-winning video games in Italy and abroad, internationally.


Exhibit of award-winning designs

ARE YOU IN THE MOOD?
Eligible A' Video Game Award winners are provided free of charge exhibition space in the MOOD. No matter how big or small your video game, it will be exhibited.


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WE DO IT FOR YOU
If you are unable to send a physical version of your award-winning video game, A' Video Game Award will prepare a large poster presentation and exhibit your work on behalf of you.


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Exhibition of award-winning designs in India
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Exhibition of awarded designs in China
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International design exhibition

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
A' Design Award works hard to exhibit all award-winning video games multiple countries each year to ensure your video game is respectfully and fully exhibited worldwide.


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TRAVELING THE CONTINENTS
For each international design exhibition, as well as for exhibition of your video games in Italy, you will be given a certificate of exhibition that may be relevant for your academic progression.


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SHOWCASING YOUR WORKS
We will also provide you with photos of your works from the international video game exhibitions we organize, and you may find these photos useful in promoting your video game to your audiences.


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40X40 EXHIBITIONS
40x40 Exhibitions are international good design exhibitions featuring outstanding works of 40 Designers from 40 Countries.


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PROVIDES MORE EXPOSURE
The A' Video Game Award Winners are invited to take part in 40x40 Exhibitions by sending their works, acceptence is subject to the exhibition curator.


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POWER TO YOU
The A' Video Game Award laureates are also empowered to host and curate 40x40 Exhibitions, allowing them to take the center stage as the curators.


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MUSEO DEL DESIGN
Museo del Design, the super contemporary design museum located in Como, Italy will be accepting select A' Video Game Award winning works to its permanent collection.


Exhibition of designs in the museum

WINNER'S EXHIBITION
All A' Video Game Award Winners will also be exhibited at Museo del Design at the annual A' Design Award Winner's Exhibition that is organized at the end of each edition.


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FOR GENERAL AUDIENCES
The A' Video Game Award Exhibition at Museo del Design, located right behind Villa Olmo, allows the award-winning works to get exposed to affluent design-loving tourists visiting Como, Italy.


Award Certificate

THE CERTIFICATE
Eligibile award-winning video games are given a unique framed certificate, printed on heavy paper, featuring the name of the awarded work, achievement status and the designer.


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EXPLAINS THE AWARD
The A' Video Game Award Winners' Certificate explains type of award won, and is signed by the President, Vice-President and Jury Coordinator of A' Design Award.


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FEATURES A QR CODE
The A' Video Game Award Certificate features a QR Code which could be scanned by QR Code Readers in order to check the validity of the certificate.


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THE YEARBOOK
Our own publishing house, the DesignerPress was founded by A' Design Award in order to disseminate the award-winning video games.


Award-winning designs yearbook

SEND TO PRESS
The Hardcopy version of the A' Design Award Winner Designs Yearbook is distributed to key press members, universities and design associations.


Yearbook of good designs

YOU ARE IN
All A' Video Game Award Winner Designs are included in the winners' yearbook free of charge, laureates of the A' Video Game Award are further listed as co-editors of the book.


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HARDCOVER & DIGITAL
The A' Video Game Award Winners Annual Yearbook are available as hard-copy editions in addition to digital editions, designed, registered, printed and distributed in Italy, in English.


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DIGITAL PRINTING
The A' Video Game Award books are full color digital printed to acid-free paper to preserve the designs' presentation qualities for long periods of time, and are great additions to any design library.


Co-editors page of the design book

GET & CHECK IT
The Hardcopy versions of the winner's yearbooks are distributed to laureates of the A' Video Game Award free of charge and are further available for sale at select retailers and museum shops.


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Gala-Night Guests
Gala-Night Music
Gala-Night Ceremony
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Gala-Night Venue

THE GALANIGHT
A' Video Game Award organizes a unique Galanight & Award Ceremony near the beautiful Como Lake in Italy for winner designers.


Gala-Night Location

EVERYONE IS HERE
Press Members, Industry Leads, Prominent Designers and Companies are all invited in order to create networking opportunities for winners.


Gala-Night Reception

YOU ARE INVITED
Eligible A' Video Game Award winners are able to participate the Gala-Night and Award-Ceremony free of charge, together with a guest of their choice.


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Design Award Ceremony Garden
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Award Ceremony Location
Gala-Night Red Carpet

RED CARPET
A' Video Game Award Galanight & Award Ceremony is super exclusive, black-tie, red-carpet event.


Gala-Night Stage

BLACK TIE
Very Important People, Ambassadors, Influential Journalists and Industry Juggernauts are provided VIP invitations.


Gala-Night Awarding Ceremony

FULL GLAMOUR
Each and every eligible A' Video Game Award winners are called to stage to celebrate their success.


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LA NOTTE PREMIO A'
Celebration occassion exclusively reserved for top A' Video Game Award winners. Hosted in addition to our Galanight to celebrate the "Designer of the Year" title.


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ARS FUTURA CULTURA
AIBA, ISPM, IBSP, IAD, ICCI and IDC boards meet to discuss strategies and policies to advance the design discipline. A' Video Game Award winners may reserve their seat to join the meetings.


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ARTS FOR FUTURE
Ars Futura Cultura means arts cultivate the future, that is why A' Design Award & Competition invest heavily in promoting good design, art and architecture every year.


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WORLD DESIGN CONSORTIUM
World Design Consortium is the World's biggest and most international design, architecture, innovation and engineering agency, winner of tens of thousands of awards.


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BEST IN EVERYTHING
World Design Consortium have uniquely specialized members in each and every industry, especially video game, thanks to its world-class members representing the very best in all fields.


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MEMBERS IN ALL COUNTRIES
Winners of the A' Video Game Award are invited to join the World Design Consortium. WDC Partners rely on each other to expand the range of services and capabilities they offer professionally.


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PATRONS & SPONSORS
Over the years, A' Video Game Award have earned the patronage of many prestigious institutions. While the sponsors and patrons vary every year, the awards had been previously endorsed by institutions such as: BEDA, Bureau of European Design Associations, Politecnico di Milano University, Como Municipality Culture Department and Ragione Lombardia, among other respectable and reputable organizations.


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INVESTMENT
Taking part in the A' Video Game Award is almost totally risk free through preliminary checking service which is provided completely free of charge to each entrant, and A' Video Game Award does not ask further fees from winners. The A' Video Game Award spends most of its operating income for promoting its winners, creating a collective impacts, equivalent advertisement value worth hundreds of millions of euros each year. Companies and designers use our the A' Video Game Award Winner Logo to promote themselves and attract new leads.


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AWARD IN NUMBERS
The A' Video Game Award is gaining significant popularity each year. Currently the A' Design Award has 159.359.596 page views, 170.978 members, 43.630 submissions, 1500 gala-night and exhibition participants, and winners from 122 countries. Updated numbers and statistics could be found at A' Design Award In-Numbers page. We believe numbers are important for designers to understand what it means to be a winner.


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THE A' AWARD JURY
A' Design Award Jury is truly great and powerful, composed of 210 leading professionals, influential press members and academics, each design is given importance and equal consideration during voting.


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EXPERIENCED & BALANCED JURY
A' Design Award Jury although changes every year features a balanced composition of professionals, journalists, scholars and entrepreneurs to ensure each design is voted from different perspectives.


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RESEARCH THROUGH VOTING
During the voting processes, A' Video Game Award jury members fill a custom criteria survey, and thus indicate how a category should be voted in the future.


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THE A' METHODOLOGY
A' Video Game Award features a highly developed, ethical methodology for voting with standardised scoring, voting criteria and more.


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STANDARDISED SCORE
A' Video Game Award Scores are standardised based on the a) The Weights of Criteria, b) Average Score of Jury Members, c) Average Scores of All Years.


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INTUITIVE VOTING
A' Video Game Award Jury votes online, therefore no one effects others' votes, the vothing panel is easy yet requires a careful analysis of the works to be voted.


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RESEARCH DRIVEN
A' Design Award and Competition was developed as a part of a Ph.D. thesis at Politecnico di Milano after analysis of over 800 Design Competitions.


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MORE RESEARCH
The A' Video Game Award platform is constantly developed with survey results and through ongoing research in order to provide the most value for the winners.


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FAIR COMPETITION
A' Video Game Award is not affiliated with any subculture, politic group, interest group or institution, and the jury is equally free during voting, your entry will be judged fairly.


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THE A' WINNERS' KIT
The A' Video Game Award Winners Kit is separated into two pieces: 1. Public Relations and Reputation Services & 2. Package of Physical Components.


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THE PACKAGE
Eligible A' Video Game Award Winners will receive their personalized Winners' Kit Package that include printed and framed award certificate, 3D printed metal award trophy, A' Design Award Winners Yearbook, Award-winner's Manual Booklet, A3 Posters and A3 Certificate, and more.


Winner kit package

GRAB IT FREE
The A' Video Game Award Winners' Kit is free and given to all winners at the Gala-Night & Exhibition. If you were unable to join the events you can order the Winner's Kit to be shipped to your address completely free of charge.


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THE WINNER LOGO
Winners of the A' Video Game Award are given the award-winner logo that they could implement in their communications and public relation campaigns.


Bronze Award Winner Logo

MANY FORMATS
The A' Design Award Winners' Logo is available in many formats and can be incorporated into all sorts of advertisements and marketing communications.


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LIFETIME USAGE
The Winners' Logo is provided free of charge to all A' Video Game Award winners, and A' Design Award and Competitions grants unlimited usage to winners, without yearly fees.


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ADDED VALUE
A' Video Game Award Winner Logo highlights the additional design value embedded in your work.


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IN COMMUNICATIONS
To leverage their award-winner status and get further benefits, A' Video Game Award Winners use the logos in their communications prominently and visibly.


Award Winner Logo

MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
The A' Design Award Winner Logo's is expected to create a positive impact during a client's decision towards you and your work, and is designed to orient consumers and customers towards a purchase.


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Platinum Trophy
Gold Trophy
Silver Trophy

SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCE
The A' Video Game Award Winner Logo is an excellent symbol to communicate your video game excellence.


Bronze Trophy

FOR ALL INDUSTRIES
There is a distinct award-winner logo for each industry, based on industry best practices, history and heritage.


Iron Trophy

FREE FOR WINNERS
Most awards require annual payments for logo license. A' Video Game Award winners are able to use their winner logos free of charge without annual licensing fees.


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THE MEDIATION
Being an A' Video Game Award winner is just the beginning, eligible laureates are provided with complimentary mediation and brokerage services.


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GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENT
Designers are kind, polite individuals who might have difficulty in making contracts with businesses, but we will be there to help.


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HELP WITH CONTRACTS
A' Design Award, together with Design Mediators, provides support to eligible designers in order to help form legal contracts with companies.


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SALONE DEL DESIGNER
A' Design Award has founded the Salone del Designer, with the sole purpose to provide a platform for winners to sell their designs.


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THE PLATFORM
A' Video Game Award Winner Designers can set a sales price and also customize their contracts for selling their award-winning designs through the Salone del Designer.


Salone del Designer Platform

LIST YOUR DESIGNS FOR SALE
The Salone del Designer platform access is provided free of charge to all winners, however only award-winning designs can be listed.


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THE DESIGNMEGASTORE
At DesignMegaStore winner designers and companies can sell any of their designs or products, not only winning entries.


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FREE FOR WINNERS
DesignerMegaStore normally requires a 500 € Registration fee, however the service is provided free of charge to all winners.


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%0 COMMISSION
The DesignMegaStore is not just free for winners, but also does not take any commissions from the sales of designs, products or projects.


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JOIN DESIGN TENDERS
Not just sell designs; but join design tenders to give quote for design and production of custom products, services and more for international buyers.

Sell Your Design

SELL HIGH-LEVEL SERVICES
Are you a manufacturer? Give price quotes to big buyers for turnkey design and manufacturing solutions. Are you a designer? Find high-profile requests.

Buy Design

EXCLUSIVE SERVICE
The BuySellDesign network is exclusive to A' Design Award Winners, who wish to provide services to worldwide clients.


Services for Winners

A special public relations campaign will be made for the Video Game Design Award winners. Your design and your details will be communicated to thousands of press contacts, and also we will prepare a pr-kit for you. You can use this professionally prepared pr-kit to reach local press contacts. The winning design and the designer or the design studio will also be featured in the design annual and yearbook which is distributed by Design PR Wire to key figures in the design industry such as high-profile editors, press members and multi-national companies.


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PROOF OF CREATION
Can you prove that you are indeed the original creator of your work? The Proof of Creation certificate given by A' Design Award can help.


Protect Your Design

DULY SIGNED AND TIMESTAMPED
The Proof of Creation document is duly signed and timestamped to help prove that at a given time, you had the design concept in your hands.


Free Design Protection

FREE & EASY
A' Design Award provides an easy way to obtain your proof of creation, free to all participants. Please note that this is not a patent or registration.


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THE PR SERVICES
A' Video Game Award winners are provided with numerous public relations and promotion services through DesignPRWire to celebrate their success.

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BEHIND THE CURTAINS
It is not just digital, throughout the year, DesignPRWire visits tradefairs and introduces winners to design oriented companies.

Press Kit for Designers

CONNECT WITH PRESS
With services such as press release preparation and distribution, again free of charge, A' Video Game Award increases your connectivity with the media.


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Join A' Video Game Award and communicate your good video game values.


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PRESS RELEASE PREPARATION
A' Video Game Award prepares a press release for all the winner designs, in addition also allows winners to upload their own releases to our platform.


Press Release Preparation

PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
Both press releases are distributed by DesignPRWire to a wide range of press members including both the traditional and digital media.


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IT IS FREE & HIGH RES.
The press release preparation and distribution services are provided to all A' Video Game Award winners automatically and without any payments.


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DESIGNER INTERVIEWS
A' Video Game Award publishes interviews with the winning designers at designerinterviews.com, all winners are eligible for complimentary interviews.


Designer Interviews Website

PICKED BY PRESS
Designer Interviews are also available at A' Design Award Website and are part of the Press Kit that are distributed to media members.


Designer Interviews Platform

RE-USED BY PRESS.
Designer Interviews are provided in a way to encourage usage without attribution to A' Video Game Award, this helps press members write their articles faster.


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DESIGN INTERVIEWS
A' Video Game Award publishes interviews regarding award winning video games at design-interviews.com, interview service is provided free of charge for all winners.


Design Interviews Website

DESIGNED FOR PRESS
Design Interviews, which are also available at A' Design Award Website, are part of the Electronic Press Kit that are distributed to journalists.


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INTEGRATED BY PRESS.
Design interviews were designed in a way to incentivize coverage without attribution to A' Video Game Award, this helps journalists write feature stories faster.


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DESIGN LEGENDS
A' Video Game Award publishes interviews with legendary designers at design-legends.com and as a laureate, we would be honor to feature you as well.


Design Legends Website

LEGENDARY INTERVIEWS
Design Legends interviews help award-winning designers express themselves and explain their video games better to their audiences with long format text.


Design Legends Platform

LEGENDARY COMMUNICATION.
Design Legends interviews are included in your Electronic Press Kits that are distributed to media, and are also available for you for your own communication.


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MAGNIFICIENT DESIGNERS
A' Video Game Award publishes interviews of magnificient designers at magnificentdesigners.com, award-winners are all contacted to schedule for interviews.

Magnificent Designers Website

MAGNIFICIENT MEDIA
Magnificient Designers platform allows laureates to communicate their perspectives on video games with easy to follow questions and answers format.

Magnificent Designers Platform

LOVED BY READERS.
Magnificient Designers, along with other interview platforms provide design oriented audiences rich and high quality knowledge and wisdom into philosophy of designers.


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IDNN NETWORK
International Design News Network helps your video games get true international coverage through local publications.


Design News Website

REACHING 99.9%
IDNN Reaches the 99.9% of the World Population in their native language, and helps you communicate your video games to audiences far and beyond.


Design News Platform

IN 108 LANGUAGES
IDNN Network publishes award-winning video game news in 108 languages, in 108 publications, for true global outreach.


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BDCN NETWORK
Best Design Creative Network is all about communicating your excellence in video game especially to your locality.


BDCN Website

122 SHOWCASES
122 Websites, each specialized in a geographic area showcase the best of the best works from the region.


BDCN Platform

IN ALL REGIONS
When you win the A' Video Game Award you will be listed in your local BDCN publication aimed to attract clients, consumers, customers and buyers to you.


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BEST NETWORK
Best Designers Platform is all about delivering due respects, recognition and good reputation rightfully deserved by A' Video Game Award laureates.


Best Website

ACCLAIMED AND BRILLIANT
Get recognized, respected and published among other acclaimed and brilliant video game masters, and get found when good video game is searched for.


Best Design Promotion Platform

FAMOUS AND INFLUENTIAL
A' Video Game Award winners, with their outstanding and excellent designs deserve all the fame and influence, and getting listed as best of the best helps.


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DXGN NETWORK
Design News Exchange Network spotlights, publishes and features good video games worldwide.


DXGN Website

GOOD DESIGN
DXGN is composed of 127 amazing magazines that feature award-winning designers and their work.


DXGN Platform

FOR GREAT AUDIENCES
A' Video Game Award winners are provided free editorial coverage and a free news article that feature their video games.


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GOOD NETWORK
Good Design Dissemination Network is composed of 50 publications that feature good design.


Good Website

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC
For each and every industry, there is a distinct publication that will feature, spotlight and highlight your works.


Good Platform

DESIGN SHOWCASE
Good design deserves great recognition, and winners of A' Video Game Award will be prominently featured and published.


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PRESS CONTROL PANEL
A' Video Game Award provides a unique control panel for press members, accredited press members are given a lot of controls and functionality.


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HELPING PRESS
Some of the prominent functions are: requesting interviews with winners, downloading press kits of winners with high-resolution images etc.


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AND THE WINNERS
Press Members could also upload their articles in PDF format, keep track of their likes etc. Designers can see press interests and downloads.


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DESIGNERS.ORG
Designers.org premium portfolio profile is provided to all A' Video Game Award winners, free of charge, to showcase their award-winning video games.


Designers.org Website

PREMIUM PORTFOLIO
Unlike other platforms, the Designers.org is very selective for the sort of projects that are showcased and exhibited, getting included is a privilage.


Designers.org Platform

SHOWCASE AND EXHIBIT
Get your work exhibited and showcased beautifully. By winning the A' Video Game Award you will get a premium portfolio created for you, without you doing anything, we will list all your award-winning video games on your behalf.


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SECURITY COMES FIRST
The Security of your submissions, your personal data and designs is of uttermost importance to A' Video Game Award.

Electronic data security for design

SECURE HASH ALGORITHM
Your personal data is saved with SHA algorithm and even we do not know your password. Furthermore, connections are secured with SSL.

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PRIVACY LOCK
A' Video Game Award never shares your personal data with other publishers, let alone selling it. Furthermore you can use privacy locks for your designs.


How to Take Part in Video Game Competition 2022 - 2023

Participating in the Video Game Design Competition is easy; first create an account at the A' Design Award and Competition, login to your account and finally submit your work. When you upload your design, your work will be checked by the preliminary jury for its presentation. Later, your design will be assigned a preliminary score from ten (best) to zero (worst), your work may also be marked approved or rejected to take part in the competition. If your entry is approved you can continue nominating your work for Video Game Awards consideration. If your entry is rejected, you are suggested to update your presentation before nominating your work to Video Game Award.


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DESIGNER RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes Designer Rankings that is easily accessible by public and media.


Designer Rankings Website

TOP 10 DESIGNERS
The Rankings feature the number of awards won by each designer and total rankings. Top 10, Top 100 and Top 1000 Designers can be accessed.


Designer Rankings Platform

YOUR PLACE IS RESERVED
A' Video Game Award Winners have their spot in the Designer Rankings reserved, to ensure their excellent design skills gain worldwide recognition.


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WORLD DESIGN RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes World Designer Rankings that ranks countries and regions based on awarded participants.


World Design Rankings Website

PRESTIGE AND HONOUR
Each country and region further lists the best designers, artists and architects within, and for each award you won, you will be increasing your country score as well.


World Design Rankings Platform

THE FIRST AND ONLY
WDR - World Design Rankings is the first and only inclusive ranking system for design among multiple disciplines, with almost all industries represented.


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AIBA
Alliance of International Business Associations. Free membership for award winning associations, organizations, institutions and clubs.


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ISPM
International Society of Product Manufacturers. Free membership for award winning product manufacturers and companies.


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IBSP
International Bureau of Service Providers. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions in tertiary sector of the economy.


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IAD
International Association of Designers. Free membership opportunity for A' Video Game Award laureates.


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ICCI
International Council of Creative Industries. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions related to creativity.


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IDC
International Design Club. Free membership for award winning creative agencies, architecture offices, artists workshops and designer studios.


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PRELIMINARY JUDGING
Each uploaded design recieves a confidential preliminary score, free of charge, by A' Video Game Award. Get a score of 0 (worst) to 10 (best) and learn how good your work actually is.


Inspecting designs

THE PROCESS
One of the professional preliminary jury members, apart from the grand jury panel, checks your entries, and provides suggestions on how to improve your design presentation.


Reviewing designs

APPROVED OR REJECTED
Your design will be scored, and further it will be either approved or rejected, if rejected you are suggested to make the required changes before nominating your design.


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A' AWARD @ SOCIAL MEDIA
A' Design Award & Competition actively takes part in the social media and the ongoing conversation in order to relay your message.


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THE PHENOMENON
Social media is great to reach out your prospective customers and to connect with your existing clients. A' Video Game Award takes it up a notch, presenting you with countless tools and opportunities to relay your success at social media.


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AND WE ARE IN
No matter what the media is, A' Video Game Award is ready to take your message further by helping you reach a wider audience.


Design of the Day

DESIGN OF THE DAY
Design of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a single award-winning video game work. Promoted not just in social media, but also featured in hundreds of publications.


Designer of the Day

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a single award-winning physical person. Posted not just in social media, but also published in hundreds of blogs.


Design Interview of the Day

INTERVIEW OF THE DAY
Design Interview of the Day initiative creates social awareness for an award-winning video game interview. Featured not just in social media, but also published in hundreds of media.


Design Legend of the Day

LEGEND OF THE DAY
Legend of the Day initiative aims to boost a single award-winning physical person in social media and hundreds of syndicated blogs, magazines and publications.


Design Team of the Day

TEAM OF THE DAY
Design Team of the Day initiative aims to boost a group of award-winning physical persons, usually a design team, in new media and hundreds of digital publications.


Design Highlight of the Day

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY
Highlight of the Day initiative helps us promote your video game and your image as an award-winner in social media, as well as blogs, magazines and new media.


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CASE STUDY
As a business, you might already be spending tons of money on the advertisements, you already know the costs & prize for publications, advertorial and editorial placements but most importantly you know it is best when customers find you, when you are the spotlight.


Designers posing in Wall of Fame

GET PUBLICITY
Winning the A' Video Game Award could secure you some editorial space at both the traditional, new and social media and could create free publicity that your video games very much deserve, but most importantly, attracting prospective clients and customers to your business.


Design Award Gala-Night Host

GET ADVERTISED
With Exceptional PR Services, Electronic and Traditional Press Release Preparation and Distribution, Mass Media Syndication and the Advertisement Network, winning the A' Video Game Award you may expect a great return on your investment and advertise your video games efficiently.


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JOIN FOR FREE
A' Design Award and Competition offers many programs that provide opportunity for students and young designers to take part in the competition free of charge.


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SUGGEST A TALENT PROGRAM
By taking part in this program, you can earn free entry tickets and t-shirts of A' Design Award and Competition by suggesting other designers.


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DESIGN AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
Students can also apply for becoming a Design Ambassador, by performing simple tasks, students can win free entry tickets to nominate their video games.


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DESIGN TRANSLATIONS
A' Video Game Award winner designs are translated to almost all major languages free of charge, and each award-winning work is published in each and every language.


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TRANSLATION PLATFORM
In addition to the free of charge translation service provided by A' Video Game Award, winners could further provide translations in their native languages.


Rosetta Stone illustrator

UNIVERSAL REACH
Reach 99% of the world population in their native language; reach non-English speaking world of buyers, press members, businesses and design enthusiasts.


Tre Modular Concrete Tile Series
Bullet + Stone Collection Architectural Hardware
Pallet restaurant Restaurant and Micro Brewery
Sostanza Lead holder
Sydney Ugg Ecommerce Website
Pepsi Football Packaging
Solar Skywalks Energetic Activation of Footbridges
Shimao Loong Palace Residential landscape
CanguRo Mobility Robot
Beertone Beer Color Swatches
Float Rower Indoor Rowing Machine
daVinci SP Surgical System
Exxeo Luxury Hybrid Piano
Bugaboo Ant Travel Stroller
AGV Construction Heavy-Duty Chassis
Eye Candy Creative Photography
bioLogic self-transforming biological skin
Lougang City CBD for Taihu
Petri dish under blue light

COMPETITION CATEGORIES
A' Design Award & Competition features many distinct design competition categories in order to reach the widest audience and to allow designers to compete in a truly international multi-disciplinary platform.

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WHY SO MANY CATEGORIES?
Research indicate that the worth and value of any award increases proportionally to its reach through network effects.

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CONCEPT OR FINISHED WORKS
A' Video Game Award is open to all concept stage works, prototypes, finished and realized projects, services and products that are already in market.


Organized by A' Design Awards.

A' Design Award has over 100+ competition categories. — Interior #8 Bar Design AwardsAgriculture #31 Agriculture Tools AwardsConsumer Electronics #7 Electronic Design AwardsHospitality #35 Hospitality Project AwardsGraphic #12 Magazine Design AwardsPrint #75 Print Graphics Design Awards3D Printing #97 3D Design AwardStreet Furniture #61 Street Furniture AwardsPackaging #2 Book Packaging AwardsArchitecture #3 Convention Hall Architecture AwardsArchitecture #3 Steel Architecture AwardsFootwear #91 Slipper Awards are some of the accolades organized by the A' Design Awards.


Arrangement of XXL Trophies

RESPECT DESIGN
A' Video Game Award respects designers and design oriented companies. The winners kit, logo and publicity services are all given and provided free of charge to all eligible winners.


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WINNERS' PACK
A' Design Award winners receive an exclusive and inclusive package of items, services and benefits to celebrate their victory, at no additional cost, without any further fees.


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NO FURTHER FEES
There are no extra fees for A' Video Game Award winners for claiming the A' Design Prize. Gala-night and exhibition participation is free to eligible laureates. There are no annual fees for logo usage. There is only pure respect.


Prestige Logo

PRESTIGE SYSTEM
The A' Video Game Award grants you access the unique A' Prestige System that provides ultra exclusive intangible and tangible benefits.


Prestige Token

PRESTIGE TOKENS
Winners of the A' Video Game Award are able to accumulate A' Prestige Tokens that could be exchanged for a plethora of privileged benefits and super exclusive services.


Prestigious designer

GOLDEN TICKETS
Having your name written and showcased on the walls of a contemporary design museum in large gold letters, and to have your works accepted to a permanent collection of a design museum are only some of the perks that may be obtained by using your A' Prestige.


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A' DESIGN STAR
The A' Design Star is a unique design recognition programme that is aimed to recognize and reward time-proven design capabilities.


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A' STAR EMBLEM
A' Design Star Emblem is a very special symbol awarded to select top designers, innovators and agencies that are able to repeatedly and consistently create good designs.


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A' STAR GUIDE
The A' Design Star guide lists the A' Design Star recognized 8-Star, 7-Star and 6-Star designers, and is aimed to help large enterprises and brands to find reliable design solution providers.


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WORLD DESIGN RATINGS
A' Video Game Award winners will be listed at World Design Ratings, together with their WDC-Rank, Designer Title and Designer Honorifics.


World Design Ratings Website

DESIGNER HONORIFICS
A' Video Game Award winners will be able to obtain respectable honorific titles based on their creative merits and tenets, including but not limited to Master and Grand-Master designations.


World Design Ratings Platform

HONOURING DESIGNERS
Your designer honorific title serves more than just to praise your excellent skills, they serve to signal your auidences to treat you with the uttermost respect you deserve as an outstanding designer.


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4K/8K VIDEO INTERVIEWS
Select A' Video Game Award winners will be eligible to obtain a video interview published about their profile and award-winning video games.


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4K/8K SPOTLIGHT VIDEOS
Eligibile laureates will also have the opportunity to get their award-winning video games professionally spotlighted and video-captured.


Video interview with designer during design exhibition

VIDEO CHANNELS
Your Video Interviews and Spotlight Videos, will be published and actively promoted at our video channels to help you reach new and younger audiences.


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RESOLUTE MOTTO
The motto of the A' Video Game Award is "Ars Futura Cultura" i.e. Arts Cultivate the Future, Arts for the Culture of Future. We believe that the future is shaped by arts, design and technology, thus there is need of good video game for a better future.

Design award proto symbolism

DESIGNED FOR DESIGNERS
The A' Video Game Award is created to act as blender; to bring together designers, companies, the audience and the press. A' Video Game Award aims to highlight good products and services to design oriented audiences.

Design award symbolism

THE MYTH, THE LEGEND
Winning the A' Video Game Award is a certificate of excellence for designers, a proof of quality for companies. Having the A' Video Game Award attracts the eyes of design oriented audiences worldwide.


Best Video Game Design Competition

In a world where vast number of designs communicated every year, The Video Game Design Award aims to draw out the unique qualifications of preeminent Video Game designs and Video Game design concepts by supporting them with PR and attention. A' Video Game Award is an annual juried design award organized by A' Design Award & Competitions. The award aims to emphasize, pitch & spur good design, designers and design oriented companies by drawing the attention of press, interactive media, design critics, distributers and buyers to the winner.


Red trophy
Black trophy
Gold trophy
Silver trophy

5 TIERS OF HEAVEN
A' Video Game Award is always awarded in five tiers: Platinum A' Video Game Award, Gold A' Video Game Award, Silver A' Video Game Award, Bronze A' Video Game Award and Iron A' Video Game Award. These tiers are reserved for winner video games.


Bronze trophy

5 LEVELS OF HELL
There is also honorable A' Video Game Award Runner-up and A' Video Game Award Participant status, the A' Video Game Award Nominee tag, together with A' Video Game Award Withdrawn and the A' Video Game Award Disqualified status.


Iron trophy

FORESIGHT TO YOU
When you sign-up and upload your video game to the A' Video Game Award you gain divine insight; preliminary jurors will score your work from ten (10) "best" to zero (0) "worst" free of charge and confidential, so you know well in advance what to expect if you nominate your work.


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CATEGORY DEFINING
You will see that the A' Video Game Award is an achievement like no other, much more than an accolade for good video game, more than a video game prize, completely redefining what a video game award and video game competition is all about.


Omega Particle Technical Drawings

ENGINEERED
Every single element that makes the A' Design Prize for Good Video game was synthetically designed and engineered to help your award-winning video game reach its true maximum potential, to help you find new markets and audiences.


Premium winner kit package

COVETED PRIZE
Video game award winner logo, video game award trophy, video game award winners book, video game award winners certificate, video game award gala-night, video game award exhibition, and marketing services for good video game. You can have it all.


All-Plus trophy
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All-Plus trophy macro detail
Young Design Pioneer logo

YOUNG DESIGN PIONEER
Young Design Pioneer is a special recognition granted by International Design Club to a young yet highly professional and creative designer under the age of 40.


Young Design Pioneer recipient

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Young A' Video Game Award laureates are eligible to be nominated for the Young Design Pioneer title and obtain their special certificate and trophy to celebrate the occassion.


Young Design Pioneer laureate

HIGHLIGHTING POTENTIAL
Young Design Pioneer recipients are also given the All-Plus Trophy, featuring a plus sign in all six perspectives, highlighting the immense, multi-dimensional creative and professional growth capacity.


All-Star Trophy
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All-Star Trophy macro photography
Innovator of the Year logo

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Innovator of the Year title is a special recognition granted by Alliance of International Business Associations to a select A' Video Game Award winner enterprise that implements good design as a core value in their business.


Innovator of the Year recipient

RECOGNIZING GOOD DESIGN
Innovator of the Year title recognizes the use of good design in business to create superior products and projects that benefit the society, customers, clients as well as employees.


Innovator of the Year laureates

ALL STAR
Innovator of the Year recipients are given the All-Star Trophy, to highlight, recognize and celebrate their stellar innovation, creativity and expansional growth, as well as to thank them for making the World a better place with their good design.


Pi-Head Trophy
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Pi-Head Trophy perspective view
Designer of the Year Logo on red background

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Designer of the Year is title the highest achievement granted by International Association of Designers, to award-winning designers to celebrate their success. Every year, only one Designer of the Year title is granted.


Signing the Designer of the Year certificate

SIGNED BY MASTERS
Designer of the Year Certificate is signed by 40 world-class master designers. Obtaining the Designer of the Year title is a great honour like no other.


Designer of the Year recipients taking their certificate from the gala-night host

PI-HEAD TROPHY
Designer of the Year are also given the special Pi-Head trophy to celebrate their success. A' Video Game Award winners have a chance to get elected as the Designer of the Year.


Omega Particle trophy corner view

OMEGA PARTICLE
Omega Particle is the name of the trophy given to A' Video Game Award winners. The Trophy represent infinite possibilities of a design process.


Omega Particle trophy middle view

SOFT ORGANIC INTERIOR
The soft organic curves within the trophy signify our emotions, the emotional content that is implemented in design process.


Omega Particle trophy end view

HARD GEOMETRIC EXTERIOR
The hard geometric edges of the trophy signify logic, the scientific content that is embedded in design process.


Media Partners Logo

MEDIA PARTNERS
A' Video Game Award has 41 media partners this year, when we talk about Media Partners, these are different from the list of publications we reach via pr campaigns or press releases; these are the list of publications that will definetely publish a selection of our winners.


Young journalist reviewing press release

DIRECT EXPOSURE
By taking part and nominating your work, you gain direct exposure to our Media Partners, which combined, have more than hundred million page views annually, you will have a chance to tap on their audiences, and get your work seen by the millions. We had already provided 29.033 media placements for our laureates.


Design award promotion in New York Times Square

INDIRECT EXPOSURE
In addition to getting your work seen by 41 Media Partners, you will also get an opportunity to be discovered by 500.000+ journalists, editors and media members that receive our press releases.


Calendar 2018 “Tri-leg” Calendar
Way of Knowledge Book Design
Found Awareness
My Coin 3D Animation
Bonita Pour Femme Perfume Packaging and Structure Design
Bubble Forest Public Sculpture
Coca-Cola Tet 2014 Soft drink packaging
Micro Matter miniature sculptures in glass test tubes
Eighteen Art Installation
Lifewtr Series 7: Art through Technology Packaging
Grundig Heinzelmann 75th Years Edition Consumer Electronics Film
Yamamotoyama Rebranded Tea Package
Floating Life To Help People
Dressing The Screen Exhibition Identity
Arab Media Forum 2014 Art Direction, Interactive Design
Double Cross Game Packaging
Delacon Dandelion Playful Interface
trivago Commercial Animation
red design award logo

BIG BRANDS
The A' Video Game Award is for everybody, but big brands know better how to use the video game award efficiently for their benefits.


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FAMOUS COMPANIES
Enterprises especially use the video game award logo, video game award-winning status to promote sales, and further use the video game award to celebrate success of their R&D teams.


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MAKE USE OF A' AWARD.
Companies also benefit from the international publicity, advertising and marketing services provided to video game award-winners. You too can enjoy all these benefits.


Primary image example

MAIN IMAGE
To take part in A' Video Game Award you need one primary main image that represents your video game. This image shall be placed in a canvas that is 3600 x 3600 pixels, 72 dpi, jpeg file.


Optional image example

OPTIONAL IMAGES
If you wish to represent your video game better, we would further recommend that you upload 4 optional images, each placed on a 1800 x 1800 pixel canvas, again 72 dpi jpeg files.


Optional data

SUPPORT FILES
Finally, and very optionally, depending on your work, you you may also desire to support your video game presentation with video or pdf documents, or provide a private link to more data.


Designer registering an account for awards consideration

TAKE PART STEP #1
Register to A' Design Award & Competition for taking part in A' Video Game Award. Make a quick registration with just your name, surname and email, or provide a full-registration with your complete profile details. Remember to confirm your e-mail address after registration to fully activate your profile.

Designer uploading a design to awards website

TAKE PART STEP #2
Login to A' Design Award & Competition. Upload your video game from your control panel which is displayed and made available to you after your login. You can upload as many video games as you like, indeed seasoned laureates often upload multiple projects to get preliminary scores for all their recent works and portfolio.

Designer nominating a work for awards consideration

TAKE PART STEP #3
Nominate your video game for A' Design Award & Competition, especially if you have a preliminary score of six (6) or higher, you got a good chance. If there are jury suggestions, follow them. That's it. It is free to sign-up for an account and you also get a free preliminary score for your uploaded designs.


Join A' Video Game Award today for fame, prestige and publicity as well as to promote and advertise your name and your excellency in video game. Position and market yourself as a leader in video game industry.


References and Sources.

Lists of award-winning projects featured, from first row to last row, from left to right, in order of appearance: — 1 #123073 Pepsi Football Packaging2 #89629 Source One Vodka Spirits and Alcohol3 #107048 Dimension in the Shadows Calendar4 #118923 Pepsi Chinas People Daily New Media Beverage5 #80657 LIFEWTR Series 6: Diversity in Design Bottled Water6 #63001 Insect Sculptures Advertising7 #92317 Superegg Sculpture Installation8 #88715 San Liang Jiang Beverage9 #117296 The Majestic Watch Timepiece10 #44412 Japanese Sake “KOI” Bottle and Box11 #64066 Wood Storm Desktop Installation12 #67061 XFINITY xFi Mobile Application13 #98427 Mac Gyver Season 4 Main Titles14 #103050 Simplest Happiness Commercial Animation15 #103479 Alignment to Air 3D Animation16 #122969 The Book That Grew Grazing Guide17 #52571 Embossed Nutella Jar for spreadable cream18 #57104 Plates Visual Communication19 #50394 Pepsi Football Packaging20 #77404 Source One Vodka Spirits and Alcohol21 #66852 Dimension in the Shadows Calendar22 #53436 Pepsi Chinas People Daily New Media Beverage23 #50769 LIFEWTR Series 6: Diversity in Design Bottled Water24 #123073 Insect Sculptures Advertising25 #101746 Superegg Sculpture Installation26 #86317 San Liang Jiang Beverage27 #106350 The Majestic Watch Timepiece28 #27603 Japanese Sake “KOI” Bottle and Box29 #53571 Wood Storm Desktop Installation30 #79284 XFINITY xFi Mobile Application31 #58984 Mac Gyver Season 4 Main Titles32 #99264 Simplest Happiness Commercial Animation33 #122733 Alignment to Air 3D Animation34 #76515 The Book That Grew Grazing Guide35 #46909 Embossed Nutella Jar for spreadable cream36 #92952 Plates Visual Communication37 #58173 Calendar 2018 “Tri-leg” Calendar38 #64419 Way of Knowledge Book Design39 #76664 Found Awareness40 #89640 My Coin 3D Animation41 #95336 Bonita Pour Femme Perfume Packaging and Structure Design42 #97198 Bubble Forest Public Sculpture43 #32047 Coca-Cola Tet 2014 Soft drink packaging44 #44305 Micro Matter miniature sculptures in glass test tubes45 #83192 Eighteen Art Installation46 #100547 Lifewtr Series 7: Art through Technology Packaging47 #118526 Grundig Heinzelmann 75th Years Edition Consumer Electronics Film48 #119471 Yamamotoyama Rebranded Tea Package49 #121305 Floating Life To Help People50 #36802 Dressing The Screen Exhibition Identity51 #42136 Arab Media Forum 2014 Art Direction, Interactive Design52 #56117 Double Cross Game Packaging53 #67411 Delacon Dandelion Playful Interface54 #85063 trivago Commercial Animation.