Taipei Game Show reveals the Indie Game Award 2024 finalists

These 25 games in the Indie Game Award 2024 final lineup will be showcased at Taipei Game Show 2024 this January.

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After opening registration for entries in September, Taipei Game Show finally revealed the complete lineup of finalists for the Indie Game Award 2024.

For the 2024 award, the 267 indie games from 43 countries/regions entered, with entries from developers in Brunei, Greece, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Pakistan, Argentina, and others.

Following the pre-selection phase, the final 25 games from 14 countries/regions were shortlisted. These games are set to compete in eight categories. These games will also be showcased at Taipei Game Show 2024 where visitors can try them out.

Aside from one winner per category, one game will also take home the prestigious Grand Prix award. The finalists will be evaluated by a panel of judges featuring gaming industry experts, media journalists, past IGA winners, and gaming content creators.

Here is the complete list of games in the final lineup, as well as the awards that they are competing in:

Best Narrative
Country/RegionGame TitleDeveloper
AustraliaCopycatSpoonful of Wonder
JapanLast Time I Saw YouMaboroshi Artworks
South KoreaWitchSpring RKiwiwalks
TaiwanNine SolsRed Candle Games
TaiwanMindsBeneathUsBearboneStudio
Best Audio
Country/RegionGame TitleDeveloper
CanadaTchiaAwaceb
SerbiaScornEbb Software
South KoreaBlue WednesdayBuff Studio
South KoreaWitchSpring RKiwiwalks
SwitzerlandThe Wandering VillageStray Fawn Studio
Best Visual Art
Country/RegionGame TitleDeveloper
ChinaA Guidebook of BabelStarry Starry
SerbiaScornEbb Software
SwitzerlandThe Wandering VillageStray Fawn Studio
TaiwanNine SolsRed Candle Games
TaiwanMindsBeneathUsBearboneStudio
Best Design
Country/RegionGame TitleDeveloper
CanadaClanfolkMinMax Games Ltd.
CanadaFowl DamageRed Nexus Games
PolandAgainst the StormEremite Games
SpainDie in the DungeonATICO
United KingdomViewfinderSad Owl Studios
Best Innovation
Country/RegionGame TitleDeveloper
CanadaFowl DamageRed Nexus Games
IndonesiaSign WizardMichiZ
South KoreaGolden Record RetrieverHoochoo Game Studios
United KingdomViewfinderSad Owl Studios
United KingdomNot For BroadcastNotGames Ltd.
Best Mobile Game
Country/RegionGame TitleDeveloper
ChinaRelieveSalt Game Studio
GermanyUsagi Shimapank0
TaiwanRoll Roll HeroGamtropy
ThailandKyrie & TerraCENTERTOSECONDS
Best Student Game
Country/RegionGame TitleDeveloper
ChinaJelly Expressxxgamestudio
South KoreaHailing from the AbyssVIA studio (Visual Interative Art)
TaiwanmossasisFutile Games

Taipei Game Show 2024 is happening at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1 from January 25-28, 2024.

For more info on the Indie Game Award 2024, visit the official website.