September 16, 2016

Unreal Engine Developers Nominated for 2016 Proto Awards

By Daniel Kayser

The third annual Proto Awards are getting set to take place on Saturday, October 8 at AVALON Hollywood, CA. The awards, which are designed to honor individuals and teams making strides in the field of virtual reality, feature a variety of nominees across 17 distinct categories including Best Narrative Experience, Best Game, Most Transportive Experience and Best Overall.

Many Unreal Engine developers have been nominated at this year’s awards including:

Best Overall

  • Raw Data (Survios)
  • Bullet Train

Best Original Score

  • The Rose and I (Penrose Studios) 

Best Narrative Experience

  • The Martian VR (FOX/VRC)



Best Sound Design

  • Chronos (Gunfire Games)
  • Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine (ILMxLAB)

Best Social Experience

  • New Retro Arcade: Neon (Digital Cybercherries)
  • Pool Nation VR (CherryPop Games)

Best Game

  • Bullet Train
  • Raw Data (Survios)

Best Educational Experience

  • Field Trip to Mars (Framestore)

Most Innovative

  • La Peri (Innerspace)

Best Art Direction

  • Chronos (Gunfire Games)
  • Kismet (Psyop)
  • La Peri (Innerspace)

Most Transportive Experience

  • ADR1FT (Three One Zero)

Congratulations to all of the nominees! For more information on the Proto Awards, please visit the event’s official website.