History

Malcolm Staniford created the Origins Awards in 2005.  What started as an event with only 65 entries expanded into an annual event.  To date, we have more than a thousand participating writers, publishers, studios, game developers, designers, artists, and sound composers from all over the world.  This does not include the online gamers who participated in the pre-testing and preliminary selection of each year’s final roster of contestants. Games were played on phones with a 176 x 220 pixel resolution...

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Awards Categories

Our honorable judges choose the categories for the year.  They also select the winners of each category.  However, there are recurring awards that are given out annually.  These are: Game of the Year Recognizes the game that is the most innovative, creative, visionary, original, and fun.  The innovation can be in the art, style, gameplay, or format.  It also delivers the absolute gaming experience in terms of technicality and creativity.

Latest Blogs

A Big Achievement for CBD Oils

Acquisition International recognized online CBD Marketplace CBD Oil Solutions as Best Vaping Consumables Provider for 2018. They are the first ones to win such a recognition. And for an online market, it is such a great achievement. In less than a year, they already won their second prestigious award since their launch in late 2017. The business excellence awards are given annually just like the Origin Awards. They call out for entries then they select the ones who are qualified to win based on their criteria for their judging. CBD oil solutions worked very hard for their success and they really showed that they deserve the award. Acquisition International is a magazine by Global Media Ltd. publishing monthly to report on corporate, finance, and other news.
CBD Oil Solutions
A group of business professionals created CBD Oil Solutions. There was one founder with a liver disease who tried the product but had a hard time getting it to the market. The team worked together and formulated an online mark [..]

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What Award-Winning Website Designers Did Right

With Malaysia’s increase in mobile users and mobile game players, developers are now facing a new set of challenges. Malaysians now want a more responsive and accessible web design.  In fact, more than a quarter of the nation’s digital users are mainly mobile-only users. This means that if your website is not accessible and responsive, it cuts off more than 20% of the users. Furthermore. a great and responsive design means an increase in web traffic.
The internet is full of amazing website design, Malaysia, in particular, a stand out performer. The only challenge is to find the best ones. Plus, not knowing where to start looking can contribute to the difficulty. Fortunately, websites like the Awwwards, CSS Awards, and the Webby Awards, assist in highlighting which sites to take inspiration from.
The sites that are on the list are not only great to look at, but also have the best information architecture, user interface (UI), and marketing tactics. However, it is important to remember that these sites should onl [..]

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Exclusive Roll-Out of Fortnite Android on Samsung Galaxy Starts Today

The beta release of Fortnite Android was formally announced during the “Samsung Galaxy Note 9” launching last Thursday. During the event, CEO Tim Sweeney of Epic Games confirmed that owners of this new device are exclusively invited to try the beta.  This invitation starts immediately and comes with a specialized skin for their new mobile phones.
However, this invitation will be extended to other mobile users in the next few days.  These include users of other Samsung smartphone models (S7, S8, Note 8, Note 9 and Tab S4). Other phone brands and models will, thereafter, gain similar access to the beta game.
The beta download file size is 1.88 GB.  The game requires a consistent and stable internet connection.  Interested gamers have to enlist to gain access to the beta thru Fortnite.com/Android.
Fortnite is currently available for your PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and p [..]

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