Five indie games have received Apple Design Awards for 2017.
This is out of a total of 12 apps honoured with Apple's yearly award for best-in-class design on its platforms, showing yet again the Cupertino firm's keenness to celebrate innovative games.
The games that received an Apple Design Award were:
- Blackbox by Ryan McLeod
- Splitter Critters by RAC7 Games
- Mushroom 11 by Untame
- Old Man's Journey by Broken Rules
- Severed by Drinkbox Studios
Independently-developed games have always been well represented at the awards, with previous winners including Monument Valley, DEVICE 6 and Threes.
You can see the full list of Apple Design Award winners for 2017 here.