Rattling, 2018 had a variety of actually nice indie video games
That headline most likely goes with out saying, nevertheless it’s true! The indie scene introduced some genuinely nice video games in 2018 that may proceed to stay with us for years to come back. Look no additional than the 2019 Unbiased Video games Pageant, which rounded up its finalists this week. That is a superb place to begin.
The listing additionally serves as a delicate nudge for me to take a look at video games I am liable to foolishly let slip by. I have to pencil in Hypnospace Outlaw, a peculiar but heartfelt ’90s web simulator fever dream.
It appears remarkably seemingly that Papers, Please creator Lucas Pope will discover his approach again onto the award present stage. His newest title, the ship-bound murder-mystery journey Return of the Obra Dinn, is up for awards in not solely Audio, Design, Visible Artwork, and Narrative, but in addition the Seumas McNally Grand Prize.
We’ll see what’s what when the IGF Awards kick off at 6:30pm Pacific on March 20. The ceremony is similar evening because the Sport Builders Selection Awards and it will be led by 80 Days author Meg Jayanth.
This is the total listing of finalists and runners-up: