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IGF 2015 now accepting submissions

Indie developers, it's time to start applying the final coat of polish to your star projects. The Independent Games Festival is now accepting submissions for its 2015 event, giving eligible devs the chance to compete across multiple featured categories. IGF entrants compete for over $50,000 in p...

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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 sees over 1,000 entries, record student numbers

The Independent Games Festival attracted a record number of student contestants this year, pushing the competition's total number of entries to over 1,000. Student Competition highlights for IGF 2014 include the Kickstarter-funded platformer-roguelike Risk of Rain and HKU University of the Arts ...

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IGF 2014 axes Technical Excellence category, ups finalists minimum to six

Independent Games Festival Chairman Brandon Boyer revealed new policies for IGF 2014 after the festival opened to submissions last week. The removal of the Technical Excellence category stands as this year's most significant change. Boyer says the decision stems from the "rise of widespread, af...

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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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IGF 2013 finalists set a Little Inferno, dial Hotline Miami for Thirty Flights of Loving

This year's Independent Games Festival finalists have been selected, a smattering of almost 30 top independent games that have launched within the past year. Leading multiple-nomination games are Subset Games' Best of the Rest 2012 favorite FTL: Faster Than Light, Cardboard Games' adventure offerin...

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Fez wins 2012 IGF 'Seumas McNally Grand Prize'

The dust has settled and only one independently developed title is left standing. Seconds ago Fez was announced as the winner of the 'Seumas McNally Grand Prize' at the 14th annual Independent Games Festival Awards. This is the second IGF award for the Polytron-developed title. In 2008, Fez took ho...

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Tonight's nominees (and winners) at the 14th annual IGF Awards

In only a few moments, the Independent Games Festival will honor the best in indie gaming with the 14th annual IGF Awards. The nominees are listed after the break and we'll make sure to update the list as awards are handed out....

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IGF 2012 Audience Award voting now open

Despite being into awards shows before they were cool, we're hoping you're not above voting for this year's Independent Game Festival "Audience Award." Voting has just kicked off for 2012's entrants, which comprise all finalist games across all IGF 2012 categories (yes, the list once again includes...

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IGF finalists Smash a Frozen Fez To the Moon (from a cave)

The 14th annual Independent Game Festival finalists have been announced, and this year's finalists are indie-licious (yum). Titles include pop-indie hits Fez, Frozen Synapse, Spelunky and Atom Zombie Smasher, as well as some of our own understated favorites, such as Freebird Games' To the Moon. ...

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