The awards will be handed out on Saturday in a ceremony at Newcastle upon Tyne in Northeast England. Reflections also tells Joystiq that the company is growing and hiring at the moment, so if you want to make games and live in the UK (or are willing to move there), there might be an opening for you.
NOMINATED FOR ROYAL TELEVISION
SOCIETY INNOVATION AWARD
Newcastle, U.K. – February 14th, 2012 - Today Ubisoft announced that Reflections,
its Newcastle-based studio, has been nominated for an Innovation Award by the Royal
Television Society of the North East for its work on Driver® San Francisco.
The Innovation award is presented for an outstanding piece of original work across
the visual media, demonstrating imaginative exploitation of new technology, platforms
and routes to audience,
"It is an honour for the development team to be recognized for its efforts to bring a new
and fresh experience to gamers that fully takes advantage of the capacity of today's
technology," said Giselle Stewart, General Manager at Reflections. "This nomination
demonstrates that the innovative quality of Driver® San Francisco reaches beyond the
gaming community to surpass the standards of entertainment media in general."
This category covers video podcasts, websites, video games, animation and interactive TV
Graeme Thompson, chairman of the Royal Television Society North East and the Border
Centre stated: "The Innovation award is one of the most eagerly contested categories of
the night. Ubisoft have made exceptional contributions to technological and production
The winners of each of the 19 categories will be announced during the 25th annual RTS
North East & the Border Centre Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 18th at The Sage in