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Independent Games Festival Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 15th annual Independent Games Festival have been announced, with recognized games including Hotline Miami, Little Inferno, and FTL: Faster than Light.

The list of nominees includes almost 30 independently developed games, culled from more 500 submissions. 

Regardless of who picks up the awards, those winners will be in good company. Previous winners include Castle Crashers, Minecraft, and Braid.

Winners will be announced March 27 during the Game Developers Choice Awards. They'll be splitting almost $60,000 in prizes, with the Seumus McNally Grand Prize awarding the winner $30,000.

Here's the complete list of nominees.

Seumas McNally Grand Prize

Honorable mentions


Excellence in Visual Art

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Technical Excellence

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Excellence in Design

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Excellence in Audio

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Excellence in Narrative

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