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Winner

ANDARE fruit Nuts

Product Description

“ANDARE fruit Nuts” is Sri Lanka’s first switch and match game. The game targets Sri Lankan mobile users who look for original games developed in Sri Lanka.  The developers have used famous “ANDARE” character as mascot for this game to give it a more Sri Lankan feel. They have also used many other unique Sri Lankan features such as iconic places in the country throughout the game. The game will  include more updates as time goes on and especially in time for the New Year.

In this game, users are asked to switch and match three or more exotic fruit and nuts to fill a fruit basket. The application is free to play, even after the game takes the user through many levels.

Jurors’ Evaluation

The decision to select the gaming app, ‘ANDARE Fruit Nuts’ as a winner is based on two factors. One is the use of the classic Sri Lanka character ‘Andare’ as the game mascot. This gives the app a unique Sri Lankan outlook. It is a good effort to bring back much loved and yet forgotten Sri Lankan characters, such as Andare and introduce them to the young generation today, who are used to playing mobile and video games that have been developed internationally. 

Even though there are several similar games available, there are few that are localized to match the Sri Lankan culture. As players progress through the game, they can visit famous places in the country as part of the adventure. This is the second feature that the jurors’’ found interesting. This award is in recognition of the effort that has been put by developers to create a game that reflects Sri Lankan culture and lifestyle.

Winner

Badajari Sinhala Restaurant Directory

 

Product Description

This website explains quality restaurants throughout Sri Lanka in Sinhala. Nearly each and every place that included in this website has been visited by the developer in order to check the quality of food and level of service.  There are four main categories in this site.

One of the main features of this site is where users are provided with details of the restaurant  by its location. Another feature is that the users can search restaurants using Sinhala key words. Badajari.com contains details of beverages as well. It also consists of delicious food recipes, so that the users may try them at the comfort of their own home.  With all these features, Badajari.com makes a significant impact and is sought after both Sri Lankans and foreigners who struggle to find a decent place to have a meal.

Jurors’ Evaluation

This website is unique in its content because it focuses not just on famous restaurants in Sri Lanka. Most of them are situated in the country’s capital city Colombo. The information on the website regarding various restaurants throughout Sri Lanka and the quality of the food etc. are based on personal experience by the developer. The site allows users to search restaurants by location and those who have visited the places are mentioned on the site and their experiences are added in comments. Since the site is in Sinhala, it caters to a larger audience who has been left out by sites published in English only. Based on these factors, we have decided that this website should be selected as a winner.

Winner

Xtream Rider

Product Description

Xtream Rider is Android Mobile game which is filled with adventurous stunt actions. The game takes the user through stunning environments while enjoying the realistic bike physics. The game play is easy to pick up but hard to master which will keep gamers glued to it for hours.This game is mainly developed using Unity 3D game engine, C# and Java scripting. Almost every texture and materials that are used is designed and created by in house Graphic Designers in G3 Solutions.Even though there are lots of competitive games in the android market, Xtream Rider is one of the best motorbike game filled with some unique features. Users can experience 360° of slow motion viewing while doing stunts or jumps.

 Record and share of the game play video are some of the unique features in this game. This game is released to android market as free to download application, so anyone who likes to try this out can download and play.  By successfully completing levels, player can earn coins and use those coins to buy new bike or upgrade his currently owning bike to increase performance and this will help the player to easily complete the final levels of the game.

Jurors’ Evaluation

The game design is attractive and the graphics are high quality. It is a well-developed game targeted at Motor cycle enthusiasts. The ability to record and share game play video is a useful feature available in the game. The great design, availability of features, the excitement it provides the player, increases the entertainment value of the game. Based on these the Jurors’ have decided to select Xtream Rider as a winner.

 

Special Merit

Paradise Run

 

Product Description

Paradise Run is Sri Lanka’s First Virtual Reality and First-Person Running Game supported on any Android/IOS/Windows devices. The application features stunning new graphics, virtual Reality Experience, scenic new environments, different obstacles/Creatures,  more achievements and “Load and Save” game options.The story presented through the game is that user has stolen a cursed medallion from a mysterious place, and now he or she has to run for the life to escape from the Dark Mist.

Users can test their reflexes as they race down the path along. The app also makes users to search for the correct path, move around to avoid bombs and creatures, collect Diamonds to increase the Score, and see how far and fast they can run!

Jurors’ Evaluation

Virtual reality based game design is still in its infancy in Sri Lanka and in such a context, the introduction of Paradise Run is timely and encouraging. Even though there is still room for improvement, we have decided to recognize the developer’s contribution to the virtual reality based gaming industry in Sri Lanka and believes it deserves a merit award.

Special Merit

Vdriver

Product Description

Vdriver is a unique vehicle tracking and networking system already on pilot, on ideamart app store with a steadily growing subscriber base. VDriver was co-founded by Roshan Gunathilake and Keshan Fernando and the team consists of four members.

The purpose of VDriver is to establish a network of vehicles via drivers and vehicle owners. This network will have a comprehensive set of details of vehicles and vehicles’ journeys. In initial stage vehicles will be connected to network via a device plugged into vehicle and a mobile application and all details will be accessible to the users via vdrivernetwork.com. This web site will allow users to monitor the travel path, fuel consumption details, speed plots and other mechanical data of vehicle.The advantage for the end user is that he can track vehicle performance and get service alerts. The enterprise value is with an emerging user base we can generate a vehicle rating system for vehicle investors.

Jurors’ Evaluation

The application provides quite a comprehensive list of features to monitor and analyze their vehicle’s performances. The ability to upload data to its website in real-time is one of the most useful features. Most vehicle owners are used to rely on professional mechanics or someone knowledgeable in automobiles to obtain mechanical information. The Vdriver system will be a useful tool to these individuals. Hence, we recognize it as a tool that would have an impact on people’s lifestyles.