The time has arrived to reveal the winners of the Wewana:ReadIt Writing Challenge!
Amazingly, we received over 400 user votes since the articles went live on our website a few weeks ago, so thank you for voting!
We also managed to get some top notch judges to read the articles and pick their ‘Gold’, ‘Silver’, and ‘Bronze’ namely:
- Josh Ling, Content Manager at Multiplay (Twitter: @tactful)
- Bradley James, Games Journalism Lecturer from Staffordshire University, (Twitter @bsjkupo )
- alongside our own CEO of WewanaPlay; Deepak Pathak (Twitter @Wewana_Play & @Tweeting_Dee)
- and WewanaPlay Content Editor; Jess Hyden. (@Wewana_Play)
We’d like to thank these guys for giving up their time to read the articles and help with the judging process.
The results were calculated based on a pre-set balance between the user votes and judges’ votes, giving us our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placed articles.
So, without any further ado, we can reveal that:
In 1st place and scoring with every single judge: Liam Hobbs with his article ‘The unusual connection between Video Games and Stress’ – Liam also happens to be the youngest of our contestants and was also the first entry, so wins multiple accolades there!
In 2nd place with an amazing 141 votes: Daniel Gonzalez with his article ‘The Immortal Influence of Greek Mythology on Video Games’
Thank you to everyone that submitted an article to the competition, we really appreciate your time and effort.
We were surprised by the number of entries and have decided to make it a regular event on our calender. Of course being our first attempt we learnt a number of things too including to make the ‘no gaming reviews’ rule much clearer as it unfortunately meant a lot of quality writers fell at round one.
Feedback from the judges will be fed back to the relevant writers individually and first place will be presented with his certificate in person soon.
Here at WewanaPlay we are always looking to work with talented writers, so, if you think you have what it takes to write a great piece to rival those above, contact us at using the ‘contact us’ above to keep up to date with any on-going competitions, or any other ways you might like to get involved with WewanaPlay.
Our next competition will be a Gaming Art competition – more details on this coming soon!