And the Winners of the 2012 IGF Awards Are…

Published on March 8th, 2012

Must play ‘indie’ games awarded!

Last night was the 14th annual Independent Games Festival Awards and arguably the competition has never been fiercer with fantastic games like , To The Moon and Frozen Synapse all nominated.

However rather than write about who we thought should have bagged an award, instead we’ll just list the winners – it’s much less controversial. Here are the victors:


Best Student Game:

WAY – Carnegie Mellon University


And the Winners of the 2012 IGF Awards Are...

The is certainly one of the more interesting industry award shows around.

Technical Excellence:

Antichamber – Demruth


Excellence In Design:

Spelunky – Mossmouth


Best Mobile Game:

Beat Sneak Bandit – Simogo


Excellence In Visual Art:

Dear Esther – thechineseroom


Excellence In Audio:

Botanicula – Amanita Design


Nuovo Award:

Storyteller – Daniel Benmergui


Seumas McNally Grand Prize:

Fez – Polytron


There are some brilliant titles in there, and we’re especially pleased that the UK effort, Dear Esther, has bagged an award.

To find out more about each winning game, head to the award show’s official website.

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