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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Nominations announced for the 3rd IMGA MENA awards

In collaboration with leading mobile operator Zain Jordan, the International Mobile Gaming Awards has revealed that a total of 69 games have been selected to participate in its third competition in the Middle East and North Africa region. IMGA MENA, like similar IMGA programs in Southeast Asia and China, serves to showcase the creativity and innovation of a wide variety of developers and studios in the region. Winners of IMGA MENA will also be invited to compete in the Global IMGA awards to be held in March 2019. Gamers and fans alike are invited to vote for their favorite games from MENA creators in the People Choice’s Award competition at

“We’re really looking forward to this year’s competition,” said Fahad Al Jasem, CEO of Zain Jordan. “Winners of IMGA MENA represent the best of what’s coming out of the region in the games industry, with projects that are ready to dominate on the global stage. IMGA MENA presents a wonderful opportunity to showcase their creativity, and we’re proud to be a strategic partner with IMGA in the region to help give these creators the spotlight they deserve.”

This year’s nominees include games submitted by developers and studios based in 14 different countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates. This year, Jordan and Iran had the most entries, with a massive number of games submitted. Countries like the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Tunisia were also well represented in this contest.

The all-star judging panel is composed of international mobile gaming experts such as Stephanie Chan (YouTube), Christopher James (Steelmedia), Reine Abbas (Wixel Studios), Ivan Lobo (GameLab), MJ Fahmi (Babil Games), Christopher Kassulke (HandyGames), and more.
And the nominees are…

  • 41148, by Fanaei Games, Iran
  • A letter a step – خطوة وحرف, by Ktowati, Saudi Arabia
  • ALTER, by Ruba Alhumaidi, Lebanon
  • Antura & the Letters, by Wixel Studios Offshore SAL, Lebanon
  • Black Rims, by Hamilcar / Behi Mohamed Alla Eddine, Tunisia
  • Bye Bye Sheep, by Hybrid Humans, United Arab Emirates
  • Catcheep, by JetLight studio, Algeria
  • City of Dreams: Financial literacy, by Appsinnovate, Egypt
  • Colimus!, by Lexip Games, Iran
  • Cuberis, by Addictive By Design, United Arab Emirates
  • Curvy Snake, by MuradDasi, Jordan
  • Deep Blue Dump - Protect baby turtle, by The Stories Studio, Bahrain
  • Eggnite, by Galactech Studio, Tunisia
  • Electron, by Black Cube Games, Iran
  • ELIMINATION, by Ahmed Khalifa, Egypt
  • Epic Stickman Legends Runner, by Electronic Burger, Morocco
  • Escape: Close, by Call Tarboosh, United Arab Emirates
  • FaSolYa, by BeeLabs, Jordan
  • Find Me If You Can (a needle in a haystack), by Andriod studio, Jordan
  • Fisherboy, by Glitter Bomb Games, Iran
  • Flipper Knight: A Table Flipping Game, by Table Knight Games, Saudi Arabia
  • Flipping Filip, by Deedema, Iran
  • Genie in a Bottle, by After Work Games, United Arab Emirates
  • Harmony, by Lake Horse Iran
  • Hero Masters, by Unnyhog, United Arab Emirates
  • Irregular mobile, by Unnyhog, Iran
  • JUNGLE RUN TAP, by Tunisapp, Tunisia
  • Kawa & Khaje, by Fastwares, Iraq
  • King Drink, by Ahmed Jabeur, Tunisia
  • King of Wealth, by Anashid Games, Iran
  • Light Balloon, by MerryBerries, Lebanon
  • LightAway, by Gaming Lab, Jordan Aqaba
  • Magnis, by Paeezan, Iran
  • Monster Truck Race and Extreme Stunts, by FunTimeGames, Egypt
  • Motif., by Yeta Games, Turkey
  • Mr. Crow Don’t open the envelope, by Yoozpa, Iran
  • Pixel Drifters: Nitro, by Tarboosh, United Arab Emirates
  • Plug & Play, by Quokka Studio, Tunisia
  • Qawqa3a, by SakuraJo, Jordan
  • Racing Fever: Moto, by Gameguru, United Arab Emirates
  • Revolution Offroad: Spin Simulation, by Rooster Games, Turkey
  • ROPAS, by LoneDev, Tunisia
  • Russian Roulette Advanced, by Boumhaouss Tarik, Morocco
  • Santa Pee, by HeartRate Studio, Palestinian Territories
  • Sauter, by motion art, Saudi Arabia
  • Scale, by Good job games, Turkey
  • Seas The Day, by Ankh Games, Egypt
  • Silly Ducks, by Dolab Games, Jordan
  • Silver Valley, by Ebruelous, Saudi Arabia
  • Skelewton’s First Law, by Youmaku Games, Egypt
  • Slippy Thief, by Ali Morgan, Egypt
  • Space Hero, by BeeLabs, Jordan
  • Startup Grave, by Unbeaten Pixel, Turkey
  • Sticky Ricky, by Elecore, Jordan
  • Sweet Lemon, by Lexip Games, Iran
  • The Chase – المطاردة, by Madbox Games, Jordan
  • The Dark Wings 2, by Lexip Games, Iran
  • The Tiny Giant, by Qalamar, Algeria
  • Thunder Chase, by Gigafun, Turkey
  • True Horror, by Mohammed Alsharefee, Kuwait
  • Turbo League, by Zero Four, United Arab Emirates
  • Word Globe, by Pick Games, Egypt
  • سائق محترف, by Outshine, Morocco
  • كبر عقلك, by Bzilla, Jordan​​​​​​​
  • مريم Mariam, by Salman AlHarbi, Saudi Arabia​​​​​​​
  • مغامرات ريم الصغيرة, by FreeWato, Morocco
  • هوشة بالعقال – Arabian Standoff, by Madbox Games, Jordan​​​​​​​
  • O, by Mohammad Amin Rafiei Nia, Iran
  • Unicorn Slayer, by Yay Games, Lebanon

Winners, including the Grand Prix and the Jury’s Honorable Mention, will be announced at the 3nd IMGA MENA Ceremony held in Amman on November 3, 2018, during the Jordan Gaming Summit, the leading MENA conference for game developers. The full list of nominees can be found at

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