Sumo Group businesses have received 11 nominations for the upcoming Develop: Star Awards, which take place annually in Brighton to celebrate and acknowledge success across the games industry. Sumo Group is shortlisted for the Recruitment Star Award, whilst Atomhawk and Sumo Digital received a total of 10 nominations across the board.

Shortlists span 10 award categories including Recruitment Star, Best Studio and Game of the Year, with Apple Design Award winning Little Orpheus from The Chinese Room securing an incredible five nominations. BAFTA Game Award winning Sackboy: A Big Adventure from the teams at Sumo Sheffield and Sumo Pune also achieved multiple nominations, with recognition in four categories including Game of the Year.

The full list of Develop: Star Award nominations for Sumo Group can be found below:

Recruitment Star - Sumo Group

Best Studio - Sumo Digital

Best Creative Provider - Atomhawk

Game of the Year - Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Best Game Design - Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Best Audio - Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Best Audio - Little Orpheus

Best Mobile Game - Little Orpheus

Best Narrative - Little Orpheus

Best Visual Art - Little Orpheus

Best Original IP - Little Orpheus

The Develop: Star Awards take place on October 27th as part of Develop: Conference in Brighton. Congratulations to all nominated studios and projects.