DALLAS – 5th November 2021 – Old World has won the Grand award for “PC Game - Strategy Game” and the Gold award for “PC Game - Best Game Design” at the NYX Game Awards 2021.

NYX received more than 500 game and game marketing entries from over 30 countries worldwide, judged by a jury panel consisting of acclaimed professionals and veterans in the gaming industry.

"We're extremely happy that Old World was recognized by the NYX Awards," said Leyla Johnson, CEO of Mohawk Games. "It's an honor to see our game be so well received by players and media alike, especially in a year with so many other quality titles."

“Creating an immersive award platform, that encompasses both game developers and marketers, is what we had hoped to achieve,” explained Kenjo Ong, CEO of NYX Game Awards’ organizer IAA. “With that in mind, we were able to celebrate the success of various game entries, ranging from indie games to AAA titles, and provide them with the honor they truly deserve.”

Old World can be wishlisted on Steam and GOG, or purchased on the Epic Games Store. A Steam/GOG release announcement trailer is available at YouTube

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About Old World: 

Set in classical antiquity, Old World is a historical 4X turn-based strategy game where players select a historical leader to guide their civilization. Leaders are mortal, and once they die, the dynasty’s future depends on their heir. Old World is currently released on the Epic Games Store and is scheduled for release on Steam and GOG in Spring of 2022. 

About Mohawk Games: 

Mohawk Games, Inc. is a Baltimore, Maryland development studio led by Leyla and Soren Johnson, the lead designer of Sid Meier's Civilization IV and co-lead designer of Sid Meier's Civilization III. Mohawk Games previously released Offworld Trading Company and is currently developing content for Old World. Mohawk Games be found at its website, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Discord, and Twitch 

About Hooded Horse: 

Hooded Horse Inc. is a publisher of strategy, simulation, and role-playing games based in Dallas, Texas. Hooded Horse is the publisher of Terra Invicta, developed by Pavonis Interactive; Alliance of the Sacred Suns, developed by KatHawk Studios; Falling Frontier, developed by Stutter Fox Studios; and Old World, developed by Mohawk Games. Hooded Horse can be found at its website, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Discord, or Steam.