Ori and the Blind Forest – Creation Contest Winners Announced!

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Hello Ori fans. We’re excited to be able to announce the Ori creation contest winners! Picking the top five definitely wasn’t an easy task, but we enjoyed looking at, watching, and listening to all the great submissions. Thanks again to everyone who participated. This wouldn’t have been possible without all your effort.

Without further ado, here are the winners.

Our Grand Prize goes to @JimmyBeatMusic, who entered the contest with a video that shows him performing a piano cover of the Ori and the Blind Forest theme, including all the instrument tracks that he used for the cover. Congratulations on being the Grand Winner of this contest! Your title is well-deserved.

Watch James’ video below.

This is what he will receive as his Grand Prize package:

  • one Xbox One
  • one custom Ori and the Blind Forest themed controller
  • one Xbox One code for the game
  • one Ori and the Blind Forest T-shirt
  • one limited-edition Ori art print created from in-game artwork
  • a written interview featured here, on the Microsoft Studios blog (Don’t forget to check our blog for it!)

The First Prize goes to @highanddrunk, who created a mesmerizing image of the characters from the game and their home in vibrant colors. Congratulations on your First Prize!

Check out the stunning submission:

highanddrunk Ori contest entry

This is what he will receive as his First Prize package:

  • one custom Ori and the Blind Forest themed controller
  • one Xbox One code for the game
  • one Ori and the Blind Forest T-shirt
  • one limited-edition Ori art print created from in-game artwork

Our Second Prize goes to @Macaluso. Macaluso impressed us with a black and white cut-out-style image of the characters in the game. Congratulations, Macaluso!

Here is his submission:

Macaluso Ori contest entry

As the second-place winner, Macaluso will receive the following:

  • one Xbox One code for the game
  • one Ori and the Blind Forest T-shirt
  • one limited-edition Ori art print created from in-game artwork

Last but not least we have our Third Prize Winners, @satires and @DJeromeByrne. Congratulations to both of you!

Satires entered by drawing a beautiful image in shades of green and purple that show Ori making his way through the forest past dark creatures.

Satires Ori contest entry

Take a look:

DJeromeByrne showed us his impressive crafting skills and created a handmade light box with changeable hand-painted faceplates, and frosted colored painted glass that shows the game’s logo.

Check it out:

DJeromeByrne Ori contest entry

Both @satires and @DJeromeByrne will receive a package each with the following prizes:

  • one Ori and the Blind Forest T-shirt
  • one limited-edition Ori art print created from in-game artwork

Thanks again to all of you for blowing us away with your creativity and skill! All winners should receive their prizes within 6 weeks of being contacted by us.

Which of the winning entries was your favorite? Let us know below.

Don’t forget to check out our creation contest Pinterest board for links to all full-sized images and videos for the contest.