TUNIC and Betrayal At Club Low Get Three Nominations Each at 2023 IGF Awards

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The nominees for the 2023 Independent Games Festival Awards have been officially revealed. Leading the pack are TUNIC and Betrayal at Club Low, each getting three nominations.

Both games are nominated for the Seumas McNally Grand Prize. TUNIC is also nominated for Excellence in Audio and Excellence in Visual Arts. Meanwhile, Betrayal at Club Low got nominated for Excellence in Design and the Nuovo Award.

Seumas McNally Grand Prize

The Seumas McNally Grand Prize award is given during the Independent Games Festival and named after computer game programmer Seumas McNally, founder of Longbow Digital Arts.

In addition to TUNIC and Betrayal at Club Low, other nominees are:

  • The Case of the Golden Idol (Color Gray Games)
  • IMMORTALITY (Sam Barlow, Half Mermaid)
  • Neon White (Angel Matrix)
  • Not For Broadcast (NotGames)

The Finalists

Here are the finalists for the other categories:

  • BEST STUDENT GAME
    • Gevaudan (Nicolas Bernard)
    • Mind Diver (Indoor Sunglasses)
    • Presenter Slides (Mathias Schifter & Brin Žvan)
    • Shutter (ARTFX 2022)
    • Skala (Gustav Almström)
    • Slider (randomerz)
  • EXCELLENCE IN AUDIO
    • Dome Keeper (Bippinbits)
    • Paradise Marsh (LazyEti)
    • South of the Circle (State of Play)
    • The Forest Quartet (Mads & Friends)
    • TUNIC (TUNIC Team)
    • We are OFK (Team OFK)
  • EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN
    • Against the Storm (Eremite Games)
    • Betrayal at Club Low (Cosmo D Studios)
    • Mr. Sun's Hatbox (Kenny Sun)
    • Neon White (Angel Matrix)
    • Stacklands (Sokpop Collective)
    • The Case of the Golden Idol (Color Gray Games)
  • EXCELLENCE IN NARRATIVE
    • Butterfly Soup 2 (Brianna Lei)
    • Citizen Sleeper (Jump Over the Age)
    • I Was a Teenage Exocolonist (Northway Games)
    • IMMORTALITY (Sam Barlow, Half Mermaid)
    • NORCO (Geography of Robots)
    • South of the Circle (State of Play)
  • EXCELLENCE IN VISUAL ARTS
    • Afterglitch (Vladimir Kudelka)
    • How Deep Is the Dark Water? (Rhett Tsai)
    • Potionomics (Voracious Games)
    • RPG Time: The Legend of Wright (DeskWorks Inc.)
    • To Hell With the Ugly (La Poule Noire, ARTE France)
    • TUNIC (TUNIC Team)
  • NUOVO AWARD
    • Afterglitch (Vladimir Kudelka)
    • An Outcry (Quinn K.)
    • Betrayal at Club Low (Cosmo D Studios)
    • He Fucked The Girl Out Of Me (Taylor McCue)
    • Queer Man Peering Into a Rock Pool.jpg (Fuzzy Ghost)
    • Sylvie Lime (Love♥️Game)
    • Time Bandit (Joel Jordon)
    • Titanic II: Orchestra for Dying At Sea (Flan Falacci)

Who are you rooting for to get the win? The Independent Games Festival is an annual festival held during the Game Developers Conference.

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