Pégase for Best International Game goes to The Forgotten City
On March 10, 2022, the French Academy of Video Game Arts and Techniques hosted the 3rd Pegases Ceremony. The French event rewards the best national and international projects of the year in various relevant categories, including Sound Design, Game Setting, Artistic Design, and more.
Two games from Plug In Digital’s publishing label, Dear Villagers, have been nominated for a prestigious Pegase Trophy: Edge Of Eternity by Midgar Studio and The Forgotten City by Modern Storyteller appeared in five categories, featuring the work of our teams and partner studios.
The Forgotten City awarded as Best International Video Game
Nominee alongside the stunning Little Nightmares II and Psychonauts 2, The Forgotten City keep inspiring admiration and make all teams proud by winning the award for Best International Video Game of the Year. An undeniable reward and encouragement for all video game enthusiasts. Guillaume, Head of Publishing, took the floor:
« The Forgotten City is a fascinating Franco-Australian project. When we launched Dear Villagers three years ago, our aim was to tell beautiful stories and this one is a wonderful one. Like that of Nick Pearce, founder of Monder Storyteller. A former lawyer who dropped everything and brought together a team of three people to develop a hell of masterpiece, The Forgotten City. They did it »
Francis Ingrand, new benefactor member of the Academy
This 3rd edition is also the 1st Pegases Ceremony with Francis Ingrand, Plug In Digital founder and CEO, as a contributor. Having become a Benefactor Member of the Academy this year, Francis had the honor to jump on stage to present the prize for the Best Indie Game, awarded to Road 96 by DigixArt, talented partner and great winner of the ceremony, with an outstanding narrative adventure.
« There are extraordinary talents in the French video game industry, and it was really necessary to showcase what they do best. The Academy now does this all year long, with a nice spotlight during the annual Pegases Ceremony. We can be proud to support the colors of French video games, they deserve it! » – Francis Ingrand.
Thank you to the Academy of Video Games Arts and Techniques for this beautiful evening, to all video game professionnals for voting, and congratulations to all the participants, past and future ones. Looking forward to discovering the new gems of the 2023 edition.
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