Microsoft Wins “Game Publisher of the Year” Clio Award; Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets Grand Award

Microsoft Wins “Game Publisher of the Year” Clio Award; Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets Grand Award

On Friday, the awards ceremony for the 45th annual Clio Key Art Awards was held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, and Microsoft came up on top.

The Clio Key Art Awards aim to be the “definitive distinction in creative communications for the entertainment business.” Born in 1971 with a focus on the film industry, it has since expanded to TV and video games.

Microsoft brought home the prize as “Game Publisher of the Year,” and was also involved in the Grand Clio Key Art Award for games, that was granted to McCann London for the Survival Billboard campaign created for the Xbox One version of Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Quite a few more prizes were awarded to game industry ads and campaigns, and you can check out the full list below. Including Tomb Raider‘s grand award, Microsoft was involved in a whopping 35 awards this year.

Games Grand Award

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Medium – Games: Audio/Visual

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Medium – Games: Audio/Visual Technique

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Medium – Games: Creative Content

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Medium – Games: Digital/Mobile

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Medium – Games: Display

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Medium – Games: Events/Experiential

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Medium – Games: Innovation

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Medium – Games: Integrated Campaign

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Medium – Games: Out of Home

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Medium – Games: Packaging

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Medium – Games: Partnerships

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Medium – Games: Print

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Medium – Games: Print Technique

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Medium – Games: Social Media

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Medium – Games: Student – Innovation

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