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Game Developers Choice Awards and IGF Winners

The 14th Annual Independent Games Festival results are online and this page outlines the winners of the 12th annual Game Developers Choice Awards. Here are the winners:

Game Developers Choice Awards

Game of the Year: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Game Studios)
Best Narrative: Portal 2 (Valve)
Best Game Design: Portal 2 (Valve)
Best Technology: Battlefield 3 (DICE)
Best Visual Arts: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Naughty Dog)
Best Debut: Supergiant Games (Bastion)
Innovation Award: Johann Sebastian Joust (Die Gute Fabrik)
Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (Capy Games/Superbrothers)
Best Audio: Portal 2 (Valve)
Best Downloadable Game: Bastion (Supergiant Games)

IGF Awards

Seumas McNally Grand Prize ($30,000): Fez, by Polytron
Nuovo Award ($5,000): Storyteller, by Daniel Benmergui
Excellence in Visual Art ($3,000): Dear Esther, by thechineseroom
Technical Excellence ($3,000): Antichamber, by Demruth
Excellence in Design ($3,000): Spelunky, by Mossmouth
Excellence in Audio ($3,000): Botanicula, by Amanita Design
Best Mobile Game ($3,000): Beat Sneak Bandit, by Simogo
Audience Award ($3,000): Frozen Synapse, by Mode 7 Games
Best Student Game ($3,000): Way, by CMU Entertainment Technology Center/Coco & Co

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