MomoCon 2017 Indie Game Awards Finalists Announced

    Twenty indie games have been selected from a long list of submissions as finalists for the third annual MomoCon Indie Game Awards. Each title will be playable for the estimated 30,000 attendees coming to MomoCon 2017, taking place Thursday – Sunday, May 25 – 28, 2017 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
    These twenty games rose above the rest, proof of the hard work and dedication of their developers:

    • Redout, 34BigThings (Windows)
    • Monster Prom, Beautiful Glitch (Windows, Mac)
    • Figment, Bedtime Digital Games (Windows)
    • Slayaway Camp, Blue Wizard Digital (Windows, Mac)
    • Immortal Redneck, Crema (Windows, Mac)
    • Talent Not Included, Frima Studio (Windows, Mac)
    • Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, Mimimi Productions (Windows, Mac)
    • Guns of Icarus Alliance, Muse Games (Windows, Mac)
    • The Metronomicon, Puuba (Windows, Mac)
    • Distance, Refract (Windows, Mac, VR)
    • Guardians of Ember, Runewaker Entertainment (Windows)
    • OPUS: The Day We Found Earth, SIGONO Inc. (Windows, Mac, Android, iOS)
    • Use Your Words, Smiling Buddha Games (Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PS4, Wii)
    • Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition, Stage Clear Studios (Windows, Android)
    • The Banner Saga 2, Stoic (Windows, Mac, Android, iOS)
    • Book of Demons, Thing Trunk (Windows)
    • Sundered, Thunder Lotus Games (Windows, Mac)
    • Antihero, Tim Conkling (Windows, Mac, iOS)
    • Let Them Come, Tuatara Games (Windows, Mac)
    • Super Dungeon Tactics, Underbite Games (Windows, Mac)


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    Five winning entries will be announced at an awards ceremony on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Developers of those titles will receive:

    • $1000 Prize
    • 10 x 20 Exhibit Space at MomoCon 2018
    • Dedicated Panel at MomoCon 2018
    • Highlighted placement in a MomoCon newsletter going to tens of thousands of gamers
    • Glass Trophy


    In addition to these, three Georgia-made games are eligible for the second annual MomoCon Georgia Award with its own $1000 prize:

    • Barista Blitz, Extrafeet (iOS)
    • PrinceNapped, Ker-Chunk Games (iOS)
    • Depth of Extinction, HOF Studios (Windows, Mac)


    “Every year developers from around the world amaze us with their submissions, making it harder and harder to narrow down the list to twenty finalists,” says Chris Stuckey, CEO, MomoCon. “We’re looking forward to sharing these great games with MomoCon attendees.”

    Passes for this year’s event are on sale now, with four-day and single-day options. Influencers interested in being a guest at MomoCon can apply here.

    Graham Day
    Graham is an Irish journalist and he loves video games. He remembers his first gaming experience at the tender age of seven where he played a horribly pixelated football game. Now he lives in the age of the blockbuster AAA titles and he's loving every minute of it.


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