15th Independent Games Festival

Das 15. Independent Games Festival anlässlich der GDC 2013 findet wieder parallel zur der Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, diesmal Ende März 2013, statt.

Wir werden wieder live und vor Ort berichten so lange müsst Ihr Euch mit dieser Auflistung der diesjährigen Finalisten begnügen ;-)

Seumas McNally Grand Prize
Cart Life
FTL: Faster than Light
Hotline Miami
Kentucky Route Zero
Little Inferno

Honorable mentions: Gone Home (The Fullbright Company); Starseed Pilgrim (Droqen & Ryan Roth); Super Hexagon (Terry Cavanagh); The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe); and Thirty Flights of Loving (Blendo Games)

Excellence in Visual Art
Kentucky Route Zero
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
Year Walk

Honorable mentions: Eleven (Christoffer Hedborg, Datahowler (Ross Edman)); FLY’N (Ankama Play); Hundreds (Semi Secret feat. aeiowu); The Bridge (Ty Taylor and Mario Castaneda); and Thomas Was Alone (Mike Bithell, David Housden and Danny Wallace)

Technical Excellence

Intrusion 2
Little Inferno

Honorable mentions: 140 (Jeppe Carlsen); Foldit (University of Washington); Gateways (Smudged Cat Games); Mobiloid (Monty Melby); and Skulls Of The Shogun (17-BIT)

Excellence in Design

FTL: Faster than Light
Samurai Gunn
Starseed Pilgrim
Super Hexagon
Super Space ____

Honorable mentions: Helix (Michael Brough); Hotline Miami (Dennaton Games); Little Inferno (Tomorrow Corporation); rymdkapsel (martin jonasson, grapefrukt games); and Spaceteam (Henry Smith)

Excellence in Audio

Bad Hotel
Hotline Miami
Kentucky Route Zero
PixelJunk 4am

Honorable mentions: Dust: An Elysian Tail (Dean Dodrill – Creator and President, Humble Hearts LLC); FRACT OSC (Phosfiend Systems); Gone Home (The Fullbright Company); Little Inferno (Tomorrow Corporation); and Thomas Was Alone (Mike Bithell, David Housden and Danny Wallace)

Excellence in Narrative
Cart Life
Gone Home
Kentucky Route Zero
Thirty Flights of Loving

Honorable mentions: 7 Grand Steps (Mousechief Co.); Analogue: A Hate Story (Christine Love); Goblet Grotto (thecatamites, j chastain, NEW VADERS); Papo & Yo (Minority Media); and The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe)

7 Grand Steps
Bientot l’Ete
Cart Life
Little Inferno

Honorable mentions: Frog Fractions (Twinbeard); Renga (wallFour); Starseed Pilgrim (Droqen & Ryan Roth); The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe); and Thirty Flights of Loving (Blendo Games)

Student Showcase Finalists

Back to Bed
Blackwell’s Asylum
Knights of Pen & Paper
the mindfulxp volume

Honorable mentions: Anodyne (University of Chicago and Carleton College); Chrono Disfunglement (DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore); Narcosis (ENJMIN); Plushy Knight (Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy); SerpenteS (ENJMIN); SneakSneak (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht); Tales from the Minus Lab (University of Southern California); and The Moonlighters (University of Southern California, Interactive Media Division)

Weitere Infos zudem auf der offiziellen Website des Veranstalters.