The finalists for the 2008 Independent Games Festival have been officially announced
, with twenty independent titles spanning six categories.
Noteworthy are the four music-based games (Audiosurf
, Fret Nice
, and Cinnamon Beats
), indicating a stronger emphasis on the rhythm genre than in previous years. Other notable finalists include Kokoromi's Fez
, and Petri Purho's Crayon Physics Deluxe
. All finalists will be playable at the Game Developers Conference
in February 2008, and the winners will be announced at the IGF Awards Ceremony during GDC.