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Vietnamese Game 'Sky Garden' Wins People's Choice Award at Gaming Event

A Vietnamese game recently surpassed Pokemon GO, Super Mario Run and other famous world titles to earn the prize for most popular at this year's IMGA Global event.

According to Tuoi Tre, local farming game Sky Garden: Farm in Paradise was the only Asian representative to clinch an award at this year’s International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA). The game reportedly received around 7,000 votes from international players, earning the title of People’s Choice Award.

Sky Garden is a colorful farming simulation developed by Vietnam’s VNG Game Studios. It debuted in 2010 as a web-based game. VNG officially released its mobile counterparts in 2014 to optimistic reception worldwide. Sky Garden has since been translated into 12 languages and amassed millions of players.

Photo via Kong Bak Pao.

The IMGA awards are among the most prestigious accolades for mobile platforms, attracting more than 600 studios around the globe annually. This year’s event boasted the participation of 800 studios and around 3,000 game titles.

Earlier last year, Sky Garden also received the People’s Choice Award during IMGA SEA, the event’s Southeast Asian version.

[Photo via Tuoi Tre]


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