These are the 2015 Independent Games Festival winners

Space exploration game Outer Wilds takes grand prize

The winners of the 17th Annual Independent Games Festival were revealed last night in San Francisco and, my goodness, I’ve got names to Google today. I hardly recognize any of these!

  • Excellence in Visual Art ($3,000) – Metamorphabet (Patrick Smith of Vectorpark)
  • Nuovo Award ($5,000) – Tetrageddon Games (Nathalie Lawhead)
  • Excellence in Audio ($3,000) – Ephemerid: A Musical Adventure (SuperChop Games)
  • Excellence in Narrative ($3,000) – 80 Days (inkle)
  • Best Student Game ($3,000) – Close Your (Goodbye World Games – University of Southern California)
  • Audience Award ($3,000) – This War of Mine (11 bit studios)
  • Excellence in Design ($3,000) – Outer Wilds (Team Outer Wilds)
  • Seumas McNally Grand Prize ($30,000) – Outer Wilds (Team Outer Wilds)

We had Steven and Brett at the awards show. Here’s, uh, here’s what they sent back:

I’m dying to know which one of them drew that Homer.

Jordan Devore
Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random.