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 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.