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Independent Games Festival Award Winners Announced

by on March 20, 2014
 

Annually part of the Game Developers Conference festivities, the 16th Independent Games Festival hosts an awards ceremony, picking the cream of the independent crop over the past year.

As reported by Polygon, this time around, it was Lucas Pope’s PC and Mac game Papers, Please that took home most of the night’s awards, with three awards from four nominations. Other hits such as DEVICE 6 and The Stanley Parable also won awards:

Seumas McNally Grand Prize
WINNER – Papers, Please
DEVICE 6
Dominique Pamplemousse in “It’s All Over Once the Fat Lady Sings!”
Don’t Starve
Jazzpunk
The Stanley Parable

Excellence in Visual Arts
WINNER – Gorogoa
DEVICE 6
Drei
Perfect Stride
Samorost3
The Banner Saga!

Excellence in Design
WINNER – Papers, Please
868-HACK
Crypt of the NecroDancer
Don’t Starve
Mushroom 11
TowerFall Ascension

Excellence in Audio
WINNER – DEVICE 6
Crypt of the NecroDancer
Dominique Pamplemousse in “It’s All Over Once the Fat Lady Sings!”
Samorost3
The Stanley Parable
The Yawhg

Excellence in Narrative
WINNER – Papers, Please
DEVICE 6
Dominique Pamplemousse in “It’s All Over Once the Fat Lady Sings!”
Paralect
The Stanley Parable
The Yawhg

Nuovo Award
WINNER – Luxuria Superbia
Corrypt
Dominique Pamplemousse in “It’s All Over Once the Fat Lady Sings!”
Extrasolar
Papers, Please
Perfect Woman
Save the Date
SoundSelf

Best Student Game
WINNER – Risk of Rain
Cyber Heist
Engare
Foiled
Museum of Simulation Technology
Rhythm Doctor
Symmetrain
Westerado

Audience Award
WINNER – The Stanley Parable

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