Taipei Game Show 2023 is in full swing, and during its opening day, the winners of the latest Indie Game Award were announced.
For this year’s Indie Game Award, Martha is Dead from Italy took home the grand prize. This game is developed by LKA, and it is a dark first-person psychological thriller that’s set in Italy during World War II.
Other noteworthy games that got recognized include Taiwanese games Asterigos: Curse of the Stars and Alina of the Arena which one Best Audio and Best Design awards respectively. Meanwhile, Gerda: A Flame in Winter from Germany took home the Best Narrative award. Passpartout 2: The Lost Artist also took home a prize, specifically the Best Visual Art award.
Poland was also a big winner of the Taipei Game Show 2023 Indie Game Award, with Railbound winning Best Mobile Game and Interkosmos 2000 taking home Best VR Game (both games are made by Polish developers). Finally, RP7 from South Korean studio Turtle Cream won the Best Innovation award.
Here are the complete winners of the Taipei Game Show’s Indie Game Award:
|Award Category||Country Area||Game Title||Developer/Team|
|Best Narrative||Denmark||Gerda: A Flame in Winter||PortaPlay|
|Best Audio||Taiwan||Asterigos: Curse of the Stars||Acme Gamestudio|
|Best Visual Art||Sweden||Passpartout 2: The Lost Artist||Flamebait Games|
|Best Design||Taiwan||Alina of the Arena||PINIX|
|Best Innovation||South Korea||RP7||Turtle Cream|
|Best Mobile Game||Poland||Railbound||Afterburn|
|Best VR Game||Poland||Interkosmos 2000||Ovid Works S.A.|
|Grand Prix||Italy||Martha is Dead||LKA|
Along with these winners, a special award were also given for a Metaverse concept from Taiwan’s Meta Rocket Co., and the project is titled Arcade.
For more info on the Indie Game Award visit, the Taipei Game Show official website.