IGF Awards 2022 nominees revealed with Unpacking and Inscryption in the lead

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The Independent Games Festival Awards nominees for 2022 have been revealed, representing a vibrant and eclectic selection of games from developers around the world.

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With Complete list of candidates in seven categories revealed, shell And encryption Lead the pack with four nominations. The first is about searching for life through unpacking boxes and the latter is about struggling to survive the unexpected card game of a terrifying presence; The fact that the two share all of their nominations in the grand prize, audio, design and fiction categories speaks to how diverse even hit indie titles can be.

Here are all the nominees for this year’s Independent Games Festival Awards, whose winners will be revealed at the GDC 2022 awards ceremony.

Semas McNeely Grand Prize

  • Encryption (Daniel Mullins Games)
  • Unpacking (Witch Beam)
  • Loop Hero (Four Quarters)
  • Eternal Cylinder (ACE Team)
  • Cruelty Squad (Consumer Softproducts)
  • Unsighted (Studio Pixel Punk)

Excellence in Audio

  • tome (something we made)
  • Unpacking (Witch Beam)
  • Jet: Far Coast (Superbrothers A/V + Pine Scented)
  • Mini Motorway (Dinosaur Polo Club)
  • Sable (Shadworks)
  • Encryption (Daniel Mullins Games)

excellence in design

  • Encryption (Daniel Mullins Games)
  • Unpacking (Witch Beam)
  • in the water! (Ink)
  • Weird Gardening (Bad Viking)
  • Webbed (subg games)
  • Midnight Protocol (Lugus Studio)

excellence in fiction

  • Last Call (Nina Freeman and Jake Jefferies)
  • Neurocracy (playthroughline)
  • closed hand (passenger)
  • in the water! (Ink)
  • Encryption (Daniel Mullins Games)
  • Unpacking (Witch Beam)

excellence in visual arts

  • Eternal Cylinder (ACE Team)
  • Behind the Frame: Best View (Silver Lining Studio)
  • Pupettura
  • Fuzz Dungeon (Jeremy Cuillard)
  • The Wild at Heart (Moonlight Kids)
  • Jet: Far Coast (Superbrothers A/V + Pine Scented)

best student game

  • Kai Kai Balloon (see games)
  • Abris – Build to Destroy (Randwork Games Easy)
  • Letter Forged (Ethan Zarov)
  • Smalllife (Yuki Woo)
  • Nainai Recipe (Fan Feng, Mai Hou)
  • Live Adventure (Live Adventure Team)

new award

  • Memory Card (Lily Zone)
  • Bureaucratic Adventures of Ochtrisia and Saturnia (Outlands)
  • Space Hole 2020 (Sam Atlas)
  • Tux and Fanny (Ghost Time Games)
  • Cruelty Squad (Consumer Softproducts)
  • Glitter and Gem (Resniger)
  • Fuzz Dungeon (Jeremy Cuillard)
  • Kuchi (Fantastic Studio)
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