Impartial Games Festival 2019 Finalists
Sweeping the nominations this yr is piratical murder-mystery-and-insurance-inspection adventure game, Return of the Obra Dinn, the most recent sport from Papers Please developer, Lucas Pope. With 5 nominations in whole, it appears doubtless that Pope will likely be going residence with at the very least one trophy, and when you haven’t performed the sport that made it, last-minute, to everybody’s GOTY lists, then do your self a favour and seize it now.
Additionally topping the listing of most-nominated games is Noita, an unreleased motion roguelite with pixel physics that may destroy your laptop, however in essentially the most stunning approach attainable. With a launch date of “when it’s done” on Steam, we are able to’t say when it’ll be out there, but when it’s already garnering nominations, then we’ve obtained our fingers crossed for 2019. We will hope.
Hypnospace Outlaw, Do Not Feed The Monkeys, Wandersong, and Mirror Drop all have a handful of nominations every, with the primary two up for the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, which is called after the developer of IGF-award successful Tread Marks who died of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma shortly after receiving the award. The prize comes with $42,123, and previous winners embody Minecraft, Fez and Night time In The Woods.
The six nominees for the Grand Prize vary from cute, 60-seconds-at-a-time adventure-puzzle Minit, to the intricate brain-bending equipment of Opus Magnum, so it’ll be thrilling to see who the winner is that this yr.
You may take a look at the complete listing of nominees over on the IGF web site. The award ceremony will likely be streamed stay over on the GDC Twitch web page on March 20.