The Independent Games Festival Finalists Are Outstanding

Because we somehow neglected to post it this week, the Independent Games Festival (IGF) has announced the finalists for this year's IGF Awards, which will be held at the Game Developers' Conference in San Francisco in March.

Some truly great games on this list. We'll have more coverage of the IGF in the coming weeks.


Comments

    No "Iconoclasts" nominations.
    I don't want to live on this planet anymore.
    And whats with Fez, didn't it win an award a couple of year ago?

    Seriously, can you just list the nominations in the article?

    Excellence In Visual Art
    Botanicula
    Dear Esther
    Lume
    Mirage
    Wonderputt

    Technical Excellence
    Antichamber
    Fez
    Prom Week
    Realm of the Mad God
    Spelunky

    Excellence In Design
    Atom Zombie Smasher
    English Country Tune
    Frozen Synapse
    Gunpoint
    Spelunky

    Excellence In Audio
    Botanicula
    Dear Esther
    Pugs Luv Beats
    To The Moon
    Waking Mars

    Best Mobile Game
    ASYNC Corp
    Beat Sneak Bandit
    Faraway
    Ridiculous Fishing
    Waking Mars

    Nuovo Award
    [Designed 'to honor abstract, shortform, and unconventional game development'.]
    At a Distance
    Dear Esther
    Fingle
    GIRP
    Proteus
    Johann Sebastian Joust
    Storyteller
    Way

    Seumas McNally Grand Prize
    Dear Esther
    Fez
    Frozen Synapse
    Johann Sebastian Joust
    Spelunky

    Lume and Wonderput are amazing. Such a great year!

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