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Her Story, Undertale, Darkest Dungeon receive multiple 2016 IGF Award nominations

The finalists for the 2016 Independent Games Festival haven been announced, as as with every year, the awards will be handed out during GDC 2016 which takes place in in San Francisco March 14-18.

In the list of finalists below, you'll notice multiple entries for titles such as Her Story (4), Undertale (3), Darkest Dungeon (3), Mini Metro (4), Panoramical (3) and That Dragon, Cancer (2).

Winners will be announced at the Independent Games Festival Awards the evening of March 16 following the Game Developers Choice Awards.

IGF Award winners will walkaway with $50,000 worth of prizes and $30,000 will be handed to the winner of the Seumas McNally Grand Prize.

Below is the full list of nominees. Honorable mentions and more information on each game can be found on the official IGF website.

Thanks, Gamasutra.

Seumas McNally Grand Prize

  • Darkest Dungeon
  • Her Story
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
  • Mini Metro
  • SUPERHOT
  • UNDERTALE

Excellence in Visual Art

  • Armello
  • Darkest Dungeon
  • GNOG
  • Mini Metro
  • OXENFREE
  • PANORAMICAL

Excellence in Design

  • Her Story
  • Infinifactory
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
  • Kingdom
  • Mini Metro
  • SUPERHOT

Excellence in Audio

  • Darkest Dungeon
  • Lumini
  • Mini Metro
  • PANORAMICAL
  • That Dragon, Cancer
  • UNDERTALE

Excellence in Narrative

  • Black Closet
  • Her Story
  • That Dragon, Cancer
  • The Beginner's Guide
  • The Magic Circle
  • UNDERTALE

Nuovo Award

  • Cibele
  • Fantastic Contraption
  • Her Story
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
  • orchids to dusk
  • PANORAMICAL
  • Progress
  • The Beginner's Guide

Best Student Game

  • Ape Out
  • Beglitched
  • Chambara
  • Circa Infinity
  • orchids to dusk
  • Pitfall Planet

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