15th Annual Independent Games Festival Award Winners

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Opening for the Game Developers Choice Awards, the Independent Games Festival Awards offered a platform for indie developers to showcase the best of the best. It’s serious business too. Outside of the exposure they will receive from winning an award there’s over $50K, an assured place on Steam for all finalists and access to the Microsoft Development Network for the winners.

So who can we look forward to seeing more of? Check out the winners below:

Seumas McNally Grand Prize

Cart Life

Richard Hofmeier

Nuovo Award

Cart Life

Richard Hofmeier

Excellence in Visual Arts

Kentucky Route Zero

Cardboard Computer

Excellence in Audio


Jeppe Carlsen

Excellence in Design

FTL: Faster Than Light

Subset Games

Best Student Game


Arcane Kids

Technical Excellence

Little Inferno

Tomorrow Corporation

Audience Award

FTL: Faster Than Light

Subset Games

It’s good to see a bit more diversity in the selection of winners than some other award competitions out there. If you want to check our coverage of the GDC Awards click here.

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