Minecraft is the winner of a new arts award for computer games."Minecraft is the winner of a new arts award for computer games. The prize was announced at the finale of the GameCity videogame culture festival in Nottingham. The title is the work of an independent Swedish company, Mojang. Players have to build objects out of blocks in an open environment. The game was selected over rivals from big name publishers, including Valve and Electronic Arts' Portal 2 and Microsoft's Ilomilo.