Brazil's Independent Games Festival Awards 2017 winners revealed

13 winners revealed

Brazil's Independent Games Festival Awards 2017 winners revealed

UK developer Ghost Town Games took home the top prize of Best Game at Brazil's Independent Games Festival Awards 2017.

The ceremony recognised the best independent games made in Brazil, Latin America and the rest of the world. 617 games were submitted to the competition from 54 countries, with 45 titles making the final cut in the 13 award categories.

The accolades were voted for by a judging panel of industry experts, while a special prize as chosen by the general public was also awarded.

And the winners are...

Ghost Town Games took home two awards for its manic team-based cooking title Overcooked: Best Game and Best Gameplay.

Another big winner on the night was Among Giants for its musical ''psychodrama'' Distortions, which was the winner of the Public Vote as well as receiving the Best Brazilian Game accolade.

The team was also awarded with a special prize from Casual Connect, giving them an all access pass to the show, a spot in the Indie Prize and free accommodation, worth a total of $1,000.

You can see a full list of the award winners below.

Best Game: Overcooked (Ghost Town Games - England)

Best Brazilian Game: Distortions (Among Giants - São Paulo)

Best Latin American Game: The Deadly Tower of Monsters (Ace Team - Chile)

Best Education Game: Orwell (Osmotic Studios - Germany)

Best Virtual Reality Game: Superhot VR (Superhot Team - Poland)

Best Art: Old Man's Journey (Broken Rules - Austria)

Best Narrative: Figment (Bedtime Digital Games - Denmark)

Best Innovation: Yankai's Peak (Kenny Sun - USA)

Best Sound: Ethereal (Nonsense Arts - Argentina)

Best Gameplay: Overcooked (Ghost Town Games - England)

BIG Starter: Entertainment: King Boom (Digi Ten - Brazil)

BIG Starter: Educational: Medroom (Medroom - Brazil)

Public Vote: Distortions (Among Giants - Brazil)

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