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VR Awards 2019 Finalists Include Quest, Astro Bot, Vader Immortal

VR Awards 2019 Finalists Include Quest, Astro Bot, Vader Immortal

The VR Awards 2019 are gearing up to take place in November. That’s a little ways off, but the group is ready to announce finalists this week.

Some 12 categories feature in this year’s show. They include Hardware of the Year, which features contenders like Oculus Quest, HTC’s Vive Pro Eye, and HP’s Reverb. Meanwhile, Film of the Year recognizes the likes of Baobab’s Crow: The Legend and Breaking Fourth’s Lucid among others. Experience of the Year, meanwhile, includes the first episode of Vader Immortal and Start VR’s Awake.

As for VR Game of the Year? It’s a lengthy list stretching the entire year. There’s Ninja Theory’s Hellblade VR, Astro Bot, Firewall and Transpose from last year. But there are also more recent releases like Vacation Simulator, Blood & Truth and A Fisherman’s Tale.

We’ve got the full list of categories below. The awards take place on November 11 in London. We’ll be sure to bring you the winners.

VR Hardware of the Year:

Oculus – Quest

VRgineers – XTAL 5K HMD

Oculus – Rift S

HTC – Vive Pro Eye

VR Electronics – Teslasuit

HP – Reverb VR Headset

VR Game of the Year:

SIEE & ASOBI Team – ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission

Ninja Theory – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice VR Edition

Coatsink – Shadow Point

Sony London Studio – Blood & Truth

Owlchemy Labs – Vacation Simulator

Outerloop Games – Falcon Age

Secret Location – Transpose

First Contact Entertainment – Firewall Zero Hour

Survios – CREED: Rise to Glory™

Archiact – FREEDIVER: Triton Down

Resolution Games – Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs

Innerspace VR & ARTE France – A Fisherman’s Tale

SignSine – PROZE: Enlightenment

VR Experience of the Year:

ILMxLAB & Oculus Studios – Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I

NBC Universal & Digital Domain – Eleven Eleven

Start VR – Awake

REWIND & SkyVR – Curfew: Join The Race

Lucas Rizzotto – Where Thoughts Go

Cinétévé Experience & Backlight Studio – The Scream VR

VR Film of the Year:

Fable Studio, Third Rail Projects & Oculus Story Studio – Wolves in the Walls: It’s All Over

Axis Studios – the bOnd

Baobab Studios – Crow: The Legend

Walt Disney Animation Studios – Cycles

Secret Location & Electric Shepherd Productions – The Great C

Breaking Fourth Limited – Lucid

Felix & Paul Studios – Traveling While Black

Simpals Studio – Aripi

Parable, Channel 4 & 59 Productions – Grenfell: Our Home

VR Marketing of the Year:

Backlight, Orangina Suntory & Marcel – Oasis Pocket Adventure: The Infrunite Slide

UDG Ludwigsburg, Nerdindustries & Porsche – Porsche “Hall of Legends” VR Experience

Qualcomm Technologies – Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2018 Invitations


Proektmarketing +1 & Ledvizor – Ledvizor VR-presentation space

LR Studio & Cartier – VR experience for Santos de Cartier launch

Ready At Dawn – Lone Echo II: Trailer Experience

Happy Finish, H+K Strategies & Ford – Ford ‘WheelSwap’ VR

Rising VR Company of the Year:




Maze Theory

Fable Studio





Innovative VR Company of the Year:

Make Real

Fundamental Surgery

Amaze VR


Spinview UK

Emblematic group

Ballast Technologies

Avantis Systems

VR Education & Training of the Year:

Filament Games – Breaking Boundaries in Science

Vodafone & Make Real – Working at Height

Isbank – IsReality (Isbank)

Orka Informatics – Virtual Training Ship Simulation (VTS)

Nanopixel & Eandis – Training: Replace low voltage fuses without life-threatening risks

Somewhere Else – BODYSWAPS®

Avantis Systems – ClassVR

Immerse & DHL – DHL: Gamification of the Cargo Loading VR Training Process

Engine House VFX – Exoplanet Explorers 2

MOYOSA Media – Mighty Masters

VR Healthcare of the Year:

Immerse – GE Healthcare: Increasing training opportunities for radiographers through VR

Oxford Medical Simulation – Oxford Medical Simulation

Fundamental Surgery – Fundamental Surgery (FS)

Precision OS Technology – Augmented Baseplate Shoulder Simulation & Patient Specific Planning

Oxford VR – Fear of Heights (clinical acrophobia).

Virtualware & King’s College London – VR for Psychosis Research and Treatment

Out of Home VR Entertainment of the Year:

ILMxLAB & The VOID – Ralph Breaks VR

Ballast Technologies & Wiegand.Maelzer – VRSlide

DIVR – Golem VR

MWM Immersive – Chained: A Victorian Nightmare

Dreamscape Immersive – Curse of the Lost Pearl: A Magic Projector Adventure

Holocafe – FaBIOS Fantastic Fun Factory

Zero Latency – Sol Raiders

Vertigo Games & Jaywalkers Interactive – Arizona Sunshine LBVR

Ymagis & Backlight Studio – TOYLAND : CRAZY MONKEY

Ubisoft Blue Byte – Beyond Medusa’s Gate


MWM Immersive & Flight School Studio – War Remains

VR Social Impact Award:


Vulcan Productions – X-Ray Fashion

Force Field Entertainment – Anne Frank House VR

Galactig – Dementia Yn Fy Nwylo I / First Hand


Springbok Entertainment – The 100% – Maggie’s Story

Vulcan Productions – Ghost Fleet VR

East City Films – Common Ground

Artie – Mercy

Visualise, Don’t Panic & ICRC – The Right Choice – ICRC

VR Enterprise Solution of the Year:

Make Real & Lloyds Banking Group – Lloyds Resilience & Vitality

VBlueprint Reality – MixCast VR Marketing System

Autodesk – Autodesk VRED – VR Collaboration

Goodpatch – Athena

Virtualware – VIROO: Virtualware Immersive Room

Elara Systems – VR Command Center

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