Student Showcase Finalists Include Tetris-Meets-SimCity Game

The Independent Games Festival today announce the ten winners finalists for their annual Student Showcase awards.

As usual, the finalists include some interesting titles like City Rain, a blend of Tetris and SimCity, and Zeit Squared, a shoot-em-up that allows you to go back in time to assist yourself through the game.

All ten finalists receive a US$500 stipend to help them travel to this year's Game Developers Conference and the winner will be awards a trophy and US$2,500 cash money.

The finalists:

Tag: The Power Of Paint (DigiPen Institute Of Technology, Seattle)
Feist (Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland)
Winds Of Orbis (Carnegie Mellon - Entertainment Technology Centre, Pittsburgh)
Dish Washington (The National Academy of Digital, Interactive Entertainment, Denmark)
The Unfinished Swan (University of Southern California)
Where Is My Heart? (Universität Ulm, Germany)
The Colour Of Doom (The Guildhall at SMU, Texas)
City Rain - Building Sustainability (Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil)
Kid The World Saver (University Of Southern California)
Zeit Squared (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)

Student Finalists [IGF]


    @chungking.espresso: CarneyVale: Showtime was made by the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab. That particular team was entirely made by Singapore students.

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