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Papers, Please and The Last of Us honored at GDC awards show

Designer Lucas Pope came close to apologizing for his frequent appearance on stage at 2014's Indie Games Festival Awards, collecting award after award for Papers, Please. The dystopian game of bureaucracy and hard-earned immigration was recognized by a panel of industry peers for its considered nar...

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Independent Games Festival reveals 2014 Student Showcase winners

Independent Games Festival organizers have revealed the winners of this year's IGF Student Showcase category, honoring entries from the NHTV University of Applied Science, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Cambridge, among other institutions. This year's top picks feature Hopoo G...

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IGF 2014 finalists: Device 6, Papers, Please, Don't Starve, The Stanley Parable, more

Finalists in the Independent Games Festival for 2014 have been announced, running the gamut of creativity and novelty that characterizes the indie games scene. This year in particular saw a record number of student submissions. Simogo's Device 6 – one of our favorite games of 2013 – ...

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IGF 2014 is, like, super popular

People are really into this whole "video game" thing – the annual Independent Games Festival has once again received a record number of entries, this year with 656 Main Competition contestants, topping last year's record of 589. Games in the running for an IGF 2014 award include Dejobaan's...

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Valve renews IGF deal, finalists to be offered Steam distribution

Valve will offer Independent Game Festival finalists the chance to bring their games to Steam, renewing the agreement set in place last year. As the IGF announcement notes, several of last year's finalists came to Valve's portal after being nominated, including Gone Home, MirrorMoon EP, and Kentuck...

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Independent Games Festival 2014 now accepting submissions

The 16th annual Independent Games Festival is now accepting submissions from indie developers. Those looking to enter the competition must enter by October 19. Entries for the student showcase are due October 31. IGF nominees compete for roughly $60,000 in prizes across a number of categories, i...

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