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? (Universit├Ąt 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 Universit├Ąt 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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