The computer game Path to Ares won the first annual gaming competition held by the Icelandic Gaming Industry (IGI). The winner was announced at the end of a gaming event held by IGI and Reykjavík University last weekend.
From the award ceremony. Courtesy of IGI.
The game features an alien invasion and the player takes on the role of a professor who wakes up to being changed into a genetically-modified soldier, a press release describes.
The game Fly on the Wall was given a runner-up prize. The player assumes the role of a fly which tries to live in the world of a man who likes everything to be tidy. Only one of the two can survive.
Three ideas received special encouragement awards: Preschool, which is a collection of games for young children, Music Missile, an aviation and music game for iPhone and The Adventures of the Blue Pigeon, which features a superhero.
A total of 11 computer game ideas were entered in the competition.