FTL, Hotline Miami, Little Inferno Nominated for IGF Seumas McNally Grand Prize

More indie games are nominated for narrative, visual and sound prizes

By on January 8th, 2013 13:09 GMT

The Independent Games Festival has announced the nominees and the honorable mentions for this year’s series of awards linked to the ever growing and more successful indie genre, which will be given to winners during a ceremony that will take place on March 27 in San Francisco.

The full list of games selected for final consideration includes, according to CVG:

Excellence In Visual Art


Incredipede - Northway Games and Thomas Shahan
Kentucky Route Zero - Cardboard Computer
Guacalamelee! - Drinkbox Studios
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime - Asteroid Base
Year Walk - Simogo

Honorable mentions go to: Fly'n, Eleven, The Bridge, Thomas Was Alone and Hundreds

Excellence In Narrative

Thirty Flights of Loving - Blendo Games
Cart Life - Richard Hofmeier
Kentucky Route Zero - Cardboard Computer
Dys4ia - Auntie Pixelante
Gone Home - The Fullbright Company

Honorable mentions: Goblet Grotto, Analogue: A Hate Story, Papo & Yo, The Stanley Parable and 7 Grand Steps.

Technical Excellence

StarForge - CodeHatch
Perspective - DigiPen Widdershins
Little Inferno - Tomorrow Corporation
Intrusion 2 - Aleksey Abramenko
LiquidSketch - Tobias Neukom

Honorable mentions: Mobiloid, Skulls Of The Shogun, Foldit, 140 and Gateways.

Excellence In Design

Samurai Gunn - Beau Blyth
FTL: Faster Than Light - Subset Games
Starseed Pilgrim - Droqen & Ryan Roth
Super Hexagon - Terry Cavanagh
Super Space - David Scamehorn & Alexander Baard/DigiPen

Honorable mentions: Spaceteam, Helix, Little Inferno, Rymdkapsel and Hotline Miami.

Excellence In Audio

Kentucky Route Zero - Cardboard Computer
Bad Hotel - Lucky Frame
140 - Jeppe Carlsen
Hotline Miami - Dennaton Games
Pixeljunk 4AM - Q-Games

Honorable mentions: Thomas Was Alone, Little Inferno, Gone Home, Fract OSC and Dust: An Elysian Tale.

Nuovo Award

Cart Life - Richard Hofmeier
Spaceteam - Henry Smith
Dys4ia - Auntie Pixelante
Bientot l'ete - Tale of Tales
7 Grand Steps - Mousechief
MirrorMoon - SantaRagione + BloodyMonkey
VESPER.5 - Michael Brough
Little Inferno - Tomorrow Corporation

Honorable mentions: Renga, Starseed Pilgrim, Frog Fractions, Thirty Flights of Loving and The Stanley Parable.

Seumas McNally Grand Prize

Hotline Miami - Dennaton Games
FTL: Faster Than Light - Subset Games
Cart Life - Richard Hofmeier
Little Inferno - Tomorrow Corporation
Kentucky Route Zero - Cardboard Computer

Honorable mentions: Gone Home, Thirty Flights of Loving, The Stanley Parable, Super Hexagon and Starseed Pilgrim.

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