Posted by: adrianwerner | January 12, 2009

Update full of indie goodness

The nominations for annual Indie Games Festival have been announced and they’ve always been excellent barometer for what are the most promising indie games in development, so IGF nominees fill most of today’s update 🙂

Zombie Shooter 2
Sequel to a game that was GameTunnel’s runner up for Action GOTY 2008

Blueberry Garden
A fairytale made out of play, set in an ever-changing ecosystem. Fly away through the clouds, explore a strange world and uncover the mysteries of Blueberry Garden ? your presence could make all the difference.One of finalists for 2009 Independent Games Festival’s Seumas McNally Grand Prize.

Osmos
One of finalists for 2009 Independent Games Festival’s Seumas McNally Grand Prize.

Retro/Grade
Retro/Grade is an innovative game that turns the side scrolling shooter genre backwards in time. Players are forced to dodge enemy projectiles while positioning the ship to be in the correct place to fire their lasers when their shots come back to them. One of finalists for 2009 Independent Games Festival’s Excellence in Design Award

Snapshot
Snapshot is a 2d sidescrolling game in which the player takes on the role of “Pic” The player controls Pic as well as a camera that can take photos of the environment. Photos can capture objects such as boxes, enemies, and other things. The player can then use these photos to move objects around in the world to complete each level. One of finalists for 2009 Independent Games Festival’s Excellence in Design Award

Red Alert 3: Uprising
Add-on to 8.0 RTS

Night Game
Designed by Nicklas Nygren(creator of freeware classics like Within a Deep Forest, Knytt and Knytt Stories), Night Game is an action-puzzle game that focuses on providing players with an ambient gameplay experience, challenging the mind with increasingly challenging picturesque worlds.One of finalists for 2009 Independent Games Festival’s Seumas McNally Grand Prize.

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Responses

  1. Just found an old list on gamespot today, wow! Bravo mate, great job, great list! Keep er’ up!


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