3D Artist
Oct
17

Winners announced for VR Awards 2018

News & Features
by
Bradley Thorne

Find out who won for their outstanding achievements in virtual reality

Winners announced for VR Awards 2018

The VR Awards has announced the winners of its second ever awards ceremony. On 16th October a host of the biggest names in virtual reality gathered at 8 Northumberland Avenue for a glamorous evening organised by VR Bound, celebrating phenomenal accomplishments in the industry.

3D Artist was invited along to the ceremony, hosted by comedian Phil Wang, along with esteemed guests such as Oculus, HTC, Bethesda, Google, Jaunt VR, Framestore, Neurogaming Limited, AWE, REWIND, and many more.

Winners announced for VR Awards 2018

Over 400 nominations were received internationally, 105 finalists then underwent a rigorous judging process from a panel of 40 industry experts. The evening’s events saw the following 12 winners take to the stage:

VR Headset of the Year:
HTC Vive Pro

VR Game of the Year:
The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone by Cloudhead Games Ltd.

VR Experience of the Year:
Manifest 99 by Flight School

VR Film of the Year:
CARNE y ARENA by ILMxLAB

VR Marketing of the Year:
Coco VR by Magnopus

Rising VR Company of the Year:
Neurogaming Limited

Innovative VR Company of the Year:
Ultrahaptics

VR Education of the Year:
HoloLAB Champions by Schell Games

VR Healthcare of the Year:
Virti

Out-of-home VR Entertainment of the Year:
Star Wars™: Secrets of the Empire by ILMxLAB and The VOID

VR Social Impact Award:
Window to our World by VISYON & The Cornerstone Partnership

VR Architecture and Real Estate of the Year:
Bostoen – Creating your dream house before it’s even built by Nanopixel

Red carpet highlights, backstage interviews with the winners, clips of the nominated projects, and images from the night are all available at awards.vrbound.com.