Indie Games Fest Comes To Melbourne

Indie Games Fest Comes To Melbourne
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Ten of the most acclaimed indie games of the year will be featured at an exhibition kicking off in Melbourne tomorrow. Head down there and you’ll be able to play them all.

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image is hosting the Best of the Independent Games Festival 2009 at its Federation Square, Melbourne, gallery. The exhibition runs from Tuesday, December 8 through to Sunday, February 14, and is open from 10am to 6pm daily. Oh, and entry is free.

There, you’ll be able to check out ten of the best games entered into the IGF Awards for 2009, among them the eventual grand prize winner, Blueberry Garden (pictured), and the as-yet-unreleased Night Sky from Knytt and Cave Story Wii developer Nicalis. The full list is:

* Blueberry Garden, Eric Svendang, Sweden. Winner – Seumas McnNally Grand Prize
* Machinarium, Amanita Design, Czech Republic. Winner – Excellence in Visual Art
* Brainpipe, Digital Eel, USA. Winner – Excellence in Audio.
* Musaic Box, KranX Productions, Ukraine. Winner – Excellence in Design.
* Cortex Command, Data Realms, USA. Winner – Technical Excellence.
* Osmos, Hemisphere Games, Canada. Winner – D2D Vision Award.
* PixelJunk Eden, Q-Games, Japan. Nominated – Excellence in Visual Art.
* The Graveyard, Tale of Tales, Belgium. Nominated – Excellence in Visual Art.
* Night Sky, Nicalis, USA. Nominated – Seumus McNally Grand Prize.
* Eufloria, Alex May & Rudolf Kremers, UK.

Best of the Independent Games Festival 2009 [ACMI]


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