IndieCade Announces Nominees & Game Selections for 10th Anniversary Festival
International Independent Games Festival Celebrates Decennial Year October 6-8, 2017 in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. Featuring a diverse array of titles available for play on PC, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Google Daydream and PlayStation!
IndieCade – the premiere international festival of independent games – has announced the nominees and official game selections for its 10th anniversary festival, hosted October 6-8, 2017 at the Japanese American National Museum in the Little Tokyo District of Downtown Los Angeles.
“Our commitment to cultivating diverse and innovative games across all mediums has helped thousands of indie game developers gain visibility throughout the past decade,” said Stephanie Barish, Chief Executive Officer of IndieCade. “This year, as we celebrate our milestone 10th anniversary festival, we truly honor the talented individuals around the world who continue to create the most unique and artistic independent games. From thought-provoking titles that explore real world issues, to live action RPGs that bring people together in communal experiences, this year’s selections reflect the strength and ingenuity of the community, and we’re proud to showcase top emerging talent.”
An international jury comprised of past IndieCade finalists, indie and mainstream game developers, artists, researchers, academics, curators, game writers and journalists selected the IndieCade 2017 nominees and exhibiting games. This year’s selections feature a diverse array of titles available for play on PC, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Google Daydream and PlayStation, as well as virtual and augmented reality installations, tabletop games, performance art, sports, card games and live action role-playing. The initial list of festival nominees and game selections is below, with titles created by developers across North America, South America, Asia, Europe and Australia:
Along with showcasing more than 200 new and innovative indie games, IndieCade 2017 will feature an in-depth game developer summit, conference sessions, workshops, tournaments and special events – including a screening of “Game Jam the Movie,” an Indie Game Fight Night tournament, the return of “Humans vs. Zombies,” Saturday Night Games and more. Festival passes are available now and start at $20. For more information, visit: http://www.indiecade.com/2017/admission
Applauded as the “Sundance of the videogame industry,” IndieCade supports independent game development globally through a series of international events highlighting the rich, diverse, artistic and culturally significant contributions of indie game developers. IndieCade's programs are designed to bring visibility to and facilitate the production of new works within the emerging independent game community. Annual events include IndieCade East, IndieCade Europe, IndieCade’s Showcase @ E3, and IndieCade Festival, the largest gathering of independent game creators in the nation. http://www.indiecade.com/