2013 Mobile Awards - Key Dates

3 September 2013 - Extended close date
9 September 2013 - Judging
19 September 2013 - Finalists announced
10 October 2013 - Rating Closes
17 October 2013 - Awards Night
Best of the best - Winners list

Education & Family

This category relates to educational and family games developed for the mobile platform.

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Nominations in Category

NSW National Parks & Wildlife - Wilderquest iPad app - NSW National Parks & Wildlife / Nomad

Education & Family


Challenge Nomad was engaged to develop an iPad app that engaged children in existing native animal education content. Response Nomad used existing content to immerse users in a virtual rainforest. Holding the iPad like a camera, users see a 360 degree view of a forest around them complete with 3D audio Users are tasked with finding animals and capturing a photo to unlock more content including images, videos & local National Parks Results The app was featured as App of the week Downloads exceeded expectations Community feedback averages 4 ½ out of 5 star rating.

CanUHanyu - Education Services Australia / 2and2

Education & Family

- Winner

CanUHanyu is a Chinese language mobile app embracing flipped classroom education and gamified learning. It consists of a suite of five engaging digital recall games that make learning Chinese enjoyable and accessible, anytime, anywhere. Developed for Education Services Australia and funded by Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, CanUHanyu not only supports the Australian Chinese language curriculum, but has proven to be a hit with children and adults of all ages, with a variety of Chinese language skills.

Run That Town - Australian Bureau of Statistics/Leo Burnett / Millipede Creative Development

Education & Family

- Winner

Have you ever thought your local area could be run better? Well, why don’t we put you in charge? Run That Town is a strategy game with a twist - it lets you take control of any neighbourhood in Australia. Use real Census data to discover who’s who in your area, and make decisions that will sway popular opinion in your favour. What kind of leader will you be? Will you be showered with praise, or chased out of town by an angry mob?

Bento Box Shapes - Two Bulls

Education & Family


In this gorgeous food-themed shape game for children aged 2-4, create a bento box animal lunch, by matching food shapes - layer by layer! It’s the perfect activity to entertain your kids while meals are being prepared and will encourage kids to get excited about trying healthy foods in new ways. Bento Box Shapes provides a simple yet educationally focused experience that can be played independently or as co-play with parents or siblings.

Guild Insurance SAFETY Tool App - Guild Insurance and Fitness Australia / Butterfly

Education & Family


Your new client Tony hasn’t exercised for many years and is overweight and unfit. He wants to go from fit to fabulous by losing a certain amount of weight in time for his wedding. As a Fitness Professional, can you determine Tony’s exercise risks and safely navigate him to a realistic goal? The SAFETY Tool App takes a light-hearted approach to the important messages of the SAFETY Tool acronym, encouraging fitness professionals to start thinking about the risks they may face in their day to day work.


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