The NI Game Awards are back and broadcasting live from Belfast on Saturday 6th March

Posted on: 26-01-2021

The NI Game Awards return to Belfast this year for a live broadcast on Saturday 6th March.

Supported by Northern Ireland Screen and NI Game Dev Network, the awards will be celebrating 2 years of excellence in the Northern Ireland games industry, featuring awards, announcements, trailers, and special guests (to be announced!).

The NI Game Awards pay tribute to local development studios for their hard work on upcoming and recently released titles, shining a spotlight on some of the individuals and teams making great games here in Northern Ireland.

Award nominations are now open in the following categories:

  • Best Mobile Game
  • Best Student Game
  • Best Art Direction (Game)
  • Rising Star Award (Person)
  • Most Anticipated Game (Unreleased)
  • Best Game (2019+20)
  • Best Studio (2019-20)
  • Community Award (Person)

To nominate a game or studio for an award visit HERENominations close on Monday 1st February.

For more information visit