Toge Productions and Mojiken Studio’s A Space for the Unbound, has been nominated for a prestigious award in The Game Awards 2023.
The game 1990s follows Atma and his girlfriend Raya, who live in a suburban area in Indonesia during the 90’s. The game deals with both real-world topics in rural Indonesia, relating to mental health and mixing it with a touch of fantasy and the supernatural.
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Is this real? Is this a dream? Is there a crack in the sky? We’re still pinching ourselves.
Toge Productions and Mojiken Studio are thrilled to announce that our critically acclaimed title, A Space for the Unbound, has been nominated for a prestigious award in The Game Awards 2023. The game has garnered recognition in the Games for Impact category, reflecting its commitment to storytelling and social impact through gaming.
The game is available to vote in this link: https://thegameawards.com/
The Games for Impact category in The Game Awards recognizes games that go beyond entertainment, using the medium to spark social impact and change. A Space for the Unbound’s nomination in this category is a testament to its powerful message and the empathy it evokes in players.
Dimas Novan Delfiano, the game director of A Space for the Unbound, shared his thoughts on the nomination, stating, “We are very proud of the achievement and the hard work of the entire team involved in the development of this game. The game was born from the idea of appreciating the place and the time we grew up in Indonesia and telling a melancholic journey of loneliness. It was an honor to receive such a great reception from the local and the international audience. Hopefully, this achievement becomes a step toward a great direction for the game industry in Indonesia.”
Kris Antoni, founder and CEO of Toge Productions, expressed his surprise and delight, saying, “It was very unexpected that our game was nominated. I cannot express in words the pride in this achievement. We hope this can be proof that Indonesian game developers are capable of producing work that can inspire the world.”
Shin Kanaoya, founder and CEO of Chorus Worldwide, a key partner in the game’s publishing effort, shared his thoughts, saying, “Everyone at Chorus is thrilled that A Space for the Unbound is nominated in the Games for Impact category at The Game Awards. From the first time we experienced a space-dive and were able to experience Raya’s self-doubting thoughts, we were hit by how humane and sympathetic the game’s depiction of mental and emotional health issues were. Additionally, the game is a beautiful love letter to Indonesia and its culture, and being able to immerse players in a world not often depicted in games was something we were very proud to be a part of.”
The Game Awards, created and hosted by Geoff Keighley, is one of the most prestigious events in the video game industry. The awards ceremony brings together game developers, publishers, and players from around the world to celebrate the art and creativity of interactive entertainment.
The winners of The Game Awards 2023 will be announced on December 7, 2023, at 4:30 pm PDT in a star-studded event, which will be broadcast globally. You can watch the event live on over 30 digital video platforms, including YouTube, Twitch, Steam, X, Facebook, and many more.
A Space for the Unbound, developed by Mojiken Studio, is a narrative-driven adventure game that transports players to rural Indonesia in the 90s, where they embark on an emotional journey filled with friendship, folklore, and a touch of the supernatural. The game explores themes of mental health, cultural heritage, and the power of childhood imagination. It has resonated with players worldwide, thanks to its heartfelt storytelling and unique art style.
Very well-deserved, Toge Productions and Mojiken Studio!
A Space for the Unbound is an adventure video game developed by Mojiken Studio and published by Toge Productions. It was released on January 19, 2023, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. Set in the late 1990s, the game follows Atma and his girlfriend Raya, who live in a suburban area in Indonesia. They explore their newly attained magical abilities and deal with supernatural powers that threaten their existence.