Finalists For 2020 Independent Games Festival Awards Revealed

By Veena on January 8, 2020 Digital Download News with No Comments
2020 Independent Games Festival Awards  

The 2020 Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards is set to launch this March. This is when the best indie games of 2019 are given tribute.

There had been over 300 judges as well as an initial list of 550 nominees. The list had been trimmed down to only the best of the best. The post-apocalyptic adventure game by Die Gute Fabrik is leading with nominations in four of the categories. Other games that are aiming for the grand prize are the Untitled Goose Game as well as the roguelike deck builder Slay The Spire.

Check out the complete list of the 2020 IGF Awards finalists:

SEUMAS MCNALLY GRAND PRIZE

  • Eliza
  • A Short Hike
  • Untitled Goose Game
  • Mutazione
  • Slay the Spire
  • Anodyne 2: Return to Dust

EXCELLENCE IN VISUAL ART

  • Mutazione
  • Knights and Bikes
  • Void Bastards
  • Creature in the Well
  • Eastward
  • Stone Story RPG

EXCELLENCE IN AUDIO

  • Observation
  • Vectronom
  • Astrologaster
  • Knights and Bikes
  • Mutazione
  • Untitled Goose Game

EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN

  • Katana ZERO
  • Lonely Mountains: Downhill
  • Slay the Spire
  • A Short Hike
  • Elsinore
  • Patrick’s Parabox

EXCELLENCE IN NARRATIVE

  • Mutazione
  • Heaven’s Vault
  • Elsinore
  • Wide Ocean, Big Jacket
  • Eliza
  • LIONKILLER

NUOVO AWARD

  • Tales From Off-Peak City Vol. 1
  • Infini
  • The Space Between
  • Life Tastes Like Cardboard
  • Promesa
  • Song of Bloom
  • The Longing
  • PAGAN: Autogeny

BEST STUDENT GAME

  • Orbital Bullet
  • A Juggler’s Tale
  • Forgotten
  • Neon Beats
  • BORE DOME
  • Nothing In Sight

You can also check out the complete list here:

The 2020 Independent Game Festival Awards will be held on March 18th in San Francisco, California, USA, during the Games Developers Conference (GDC). The GDC is actually scheduled starting March 16th up until the 20th. The event will be available through the official GDC Twitch channel. The IGF Awards will be hosted by the same person who hoster the 2018 event, League of Geeks director, Trent Kusters.

Any specific indie games that you enjoyed playing last year? Who are you betting on to win for the Seumas Mcnally Grand Prize? Tell us in the comments below.


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