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  • The inaugural Mobies saw fans across the globe tune in to see their favourite players, personalities, and organisations in the industry crowned winners as they celebrate an incredible first ceremony
  • Clash of Clans content creator Andrew “Judo Sloth”, smash hit title Genshin Impact, and competitive title Mobile Legends: Bang Bang all named winners

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 14th, 2023) – The Mobies, the premiere mobile gaming awards ceremony, is excited to share the complete list of winners from this year’s spectacular ceremony which was held at Infinity Reality Studio in Los Angeles. Thirteen awards were given out to the best of the best in the industry, with some of the most prominent brands, organizations, and influencers from the mobile industry and beyond in attendance.

Hosted by Daniel “dGon” Gonzales, Elyse “Herculyse” Herrera, and Garrett “Shady” Smith JR, the inaugural Mobies provided an unforgettable evening of entertainment as developers, teams, organizations, and gamers alike were awarded for their outstanding contributions to the mobile gaming industry.

Winners include smash hit Mobile Legends: Bang Bang for Competitive Game of the Year, Frederic “Bennyqt” Gonzales for Mobile Player of the Year, and Marvel Snap for Mobile Breakthrough Game of the Year. The ceremony also featured a surprise award to S8ul Esports for Global Impact on Mobile Gaming–an award that recognizes an organization that has gone above and beyond to elevate and enhance the industry.

The full list of Mobies winners are:

Mobile Game of the Year presented by CTRL

  • Brawl Stars
  • Call of Duty Mobile
  • Marvel Snap
  • Genshin Impact – WINNER
  • Pokemon Unite


Competitive Game of the Year

  • Brawl Stars
  • FreeFire
  • Clash Royale
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang – WINNER
  • Honor of Kings
  • Arena of Valor


Mobile Content Creator of the Year

  • Judo Sloth – WINNER
  • Luke “iFerg” Fergie
  • Tobias “Panda” Näslund
  • Naman “Mortal” Sandeep Mathur
  • Jonathan “Jonathan Gaming” Amaral
  • Levinho
  • The Radioativo


Mobile Team of the Year

  • Stalwart Esports
  • EStar Pro
  • Tribe Gaming
  • EVOS Phoenix


Mobile Player of the Year

  • Frederic “Bennyqt” Gonzales – WINNER
  • Mohamed “Mohamed Light” Tarek
  • Tensai
  • Burenbayar “TOP” Altangerel
  • Harsh “Goblin” Paudwal
  • Ratchanon “Moshi” Kunrayason


Global Impact on Mobile Gaming

  • S8ul Esports – WINNER 


Mobile Esports Tournament of the Year presented by MOGO

  • Brawl Stars World Finals 2022
  • Free Fire World Series 2022: Bangkok
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang M4 World Championships – WINNER
  • PUBG MOBILE Global Championship 2022
  • Honor of Kings International Championship 2022
  • CODM World Championship 2022


Mobile Indie Game of the Year

  • T3 Arena
  • Alto’s Adventure
  • Monument Valley
  • Playdead’s Limbo – WINNER
  • Stardew Valley


Mobile Developer of the Year

  • Krafton
  • Second Dinner
  • TiMi Studio Group
  • Garena
  • Supercell


Mobile Device of the Year

  • ROG Phone 7
  • Redmagic 8 Pro – WINNER
  • Samsung S23 Ultra
  • OnePlus 11
  • Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max


Mobile App of the Year

  • Aim Lab Mobile
  • Discord
  • TikTok – WINNER
  • Xbox Game Pass
  • Twitter
  • Youtube


Coverage Platform of the year

  • Pocket Gamer
  • Pocket Tactics
  • Liquipedia – WINNER
  • GamingonPhone
  • ONEEsports
  • AFK Gaming


Mobile Breakthrough Game of the Year

  • Marvel Snap – WINNER

Founded by the team behind the Esports Awards, the industry-acclaimed award ceremony watched by 20 million people each year, and Matt “MobileMatt” Rutledge, founder and CEO of BAYZ, the Mobies will document, recognise, and reward excellence in the mobile industry.

This year, we set out on an incredible challenging venture–from setting up a new IP, to creating a unique, one-of-a-kind event that elevates the voice of the mobile industry. I’m delighted to say that the Mobies was an incredible success. It was a privilege to be able to support in recognizing and rewarding excellence, a massive congratulations to all our winners and thank you to everyone that has played a part in getting the Mobies to where it is today. See you next year!” said Matt “MobileMatt” Rutledge, Co-Founder of the Mobies

I am delighted to see how successful the Mobies has become in such a short space of time. Congratulations to all of the talented individuals and organizations that won tonight and thank you to everyone that has contributed to the Mobies over the past year–we wouldn’t be here without you. I look forward to seeing you all at the second Mobies ceremony next year!” said Mike Ashford, CEO of the Esports Awards


The inaugural Mobies are brought to you by Infinite Reality Studios, MOGO Global Esports Inc., CTRL®, Blinkfire, and Loco.

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Infinite Reality Studios
Infinite Reality Studios, formerly Thunder Studios, is an Emmy Award-winning, fully integrated entertainment services, production, and broadcasting company. iR Studios is a 150,000 square-foot production studio in Long Beach, California, that includes 14 sound stages, an +8K resolution XR (Extended Reality) stage, a dedicated esports arena, a motion and volumetric capture stage, a news broadcast stage and master control room, a full suite of broadcasting and production equipment, and a fleet of mobile broadcast trucks. iR Studios is one of the largest independent production studios in the country and operates throughout the United States and Mexico, producing and broadcasting live events, including soccer, baseball, MMA, boxing, esports and gaming tournaments, concerts, parades, awards shows, and corporate events.

CTRL®, short for (Catered To Real Life™), is a creator-owned and operated innovator in the meal replacement and functional food industry. CTRL combines an unmatched flavour and nutrition profile with an elite talent roster that consists of esports champions, content legends, and anyone in between. Starting off as a meal replacement shake and expanding into other ready-to-eat functional foods, CTRL has surpassed numerous expectations within the first three years of business and has grown community acceptance at alarming rates. CTRL is continuing the mission to raise awareness to the importance of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle while staying true to the authentic core of its existence while you are at your busiest.

Achievement Unlocked: Providing healthier and tastier alternatives to a market that is underserved and overrun by quick unhealthy options or overpriced food apps that don’t help your body perform at its best. With a current line of products that offer Meal-On-The-Go Bars with 15g of protein as well as 280 to 400 meal replacement shakes which are loaded with 20+ vitamins and minerals, healthy carbs, 23g of protein, 5g of fibre and many other nutrients, CTRL is a perfect product for the on-the-go busy lifestyle that many live today. No matter what industry you are in, everyone needs to eat, and CTRL® is the perfect solution.

MOGO Global Esports Inc.
Mobile Global Esports Inc. (MOGO) (NASDAQ Ticker: MGAM) is a publicly-traded mobile esports and social platform company driving collegiate esports tournaments, team development and data services in India. MOGO holds trademark, IP and Memorandum of Understanding relationships with the top universities in India to commercialise collegiate esports tournaments, teams, and players. MOGO was formed in March of 2021 and is now building and expanding its esports business, including a new social media platform with a revolutionary challenge engine now in beta. The Company has a laser-like focus on developing the growth of esports in India and other South Asian markets while bringing value and benefits to esports enthusiasts and athletes in these regions.

For more information about the Company, please visit MOGO’s website and Instagram, Facebook & Twitter social media accounts. Investors can sign up for updates at MOGO Investor Relations Site:

About Loco
Dedicated to democratising gaming entertainment, Loco is the world’s leading independent esports and live streaming platform. Viewers can enjoy game streaming and esports content streamed by India’s leading streamers and esports teams on Loco. Users can also stream various games themselves. Popular game categories on the platform include BGMI, Valorant, Call of Duty Mobile, GTA 5 etc. Having partnered with giants such as Krafton, Activision, Ubisoft, Riot Games, Red Bull and NBA 2K League and Logitech – G, the platform brings unmatched entertainment experiences to the Indian gaming audiences. Loco is currently available on Android, iOS, and the web.

In March 2022, Loco raised the largest Series A round in Indian gaming when it raised $42 million from Hashed, Makers Fund, Catamaran, KIP among others. It’s the largest gaming series A, not only India but also South East Asia. You can find the entire press release here. Prior to this, Loco’s seed round in June 2021, was $9mm, and was a top 10 seed round of all time in India then, led by Krafton and Lumikai. The total raise is now close to 52mm.

Loco has grown rapidly over the last three years, witnessing a 7x DAU growth, 3x active streamer growth, and 47x growth in live watch hours. The platform has over 55M registered users, with a 65% market share of the Indian game streaming DAU along with a 9X DAU growth and a 4X creator/ streamer sign up growth YoY. Today, highly active users spend over 1 hour daily on Loco, making it the gaming community’s platform of choice for a seamless streaming and highly engaging fan experience.

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Blinkfire Analytics

Blinkfire Analytics is the leading business intelligence & marketing analytics platform to evaluate sports, esports, media, and entertainment sponsorships across social media, digital, Advanced TV, and broadcast. Using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and proprietary computer vision technology, Blinkfire Analytics measures media value and impact – allowing rights holders, players, influencers, agents, and brands to better engage their fans and partners across multiple platforms. Many of the world’s top teams, leagues, and brands rely on Blinkfire Analytics’ real-time, always-on platform for sports and entertainment sponsorship evaluation to quantify engagement and sponsorship dollars.



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