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Independent Games Festival 2017 finalists announced

Independend Games Festival
Independend Games Festival

Independent Games Festival 2017 taking place in March

Nominees for the 2017 IGF awards have been announced. The festival has no "Game of the Year" award, instead the main prize is the Seumas McNally Grand Prize which also comes with $30.000 in cash.

This year, the nominees are:

Inside by Playdead

Stardew Valley by ConcernedApe

Quadrilateral Cowboy by Blendo Games

Event[0] by Ocelot Society

Hyper Light Drifter by Heart Machine

Overcooked by Ghost Town Games

The remaining categories of the event are: Best Student Game, Excellence in Audio, Excellence in Design, Excellence in Narrative, Excellence in Visual Design and the Nuovo Award. The winners will be announced on 01 March 2017 during a live-stream event in San Francisco and you can read the full list of nominees over at IGF's official web-site.