The 11th annual International Mobile Gaming Awards have tallied their final votes and the results are in!

92 finalists with a total of 1000 entries, many of which were spectacular indie games,  made it a tough contest for competitors and judges alike.

“It was another amazing year for mobile gaming, I don’t think there’s another industry with as much innovation, energy, and inspiration as the one we are working in now.” proclaimed Maarten Noyons, head of the IMGA.

Taking the Grand prize for this year was Monument Valley. No surprise there, the game is amazing and sets a new benchmark for mobile game quality.

Below is the complete run down of accolades.

Honorable Mention — Threes!

Excellence in Innovation — Bounden

Best Quickplay Game — Crossy Road

Guilty Pleasure — 2048

Best Meaningful Play — Papers, Please

Excellence in Storytelling — 80 Days

Excellence in Gameplay — Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Best Technical Achievement — Vainglory

Excellence in Audio Visual Art & Design — Tengami

Best Multiplayer Game — Soccer Physics

Best Upcoming Game — Prune

People’s Choice — Vainglory


The International Mobile Gaming Awards is host to a celebratory ceremony for the most original, skilfully crafted and enjoyable games made for smartphones and tablets. Held annually in San Francisco, it’s a party for all nominees and winners to celebrate the best games out of more than a thousand entries.

The IMGA has been supported and endorsed by the industry for over a decade, and is the biggest and most prestigious award in the mobile gaming community.