Independent Games Festival China – the winners

The second annual Independent Games Festival China has just come to a close, with Australia’s The Voxel Agents taking home the Best Mobile Game award for their work on Train Conductor 2 USA.

Simon Joslin from The Voxel Agents in Shanghai

Voxel Agent Simon in Shanghai

South Korea also won big, with Turtle Cream picking up the Best Game prize for 2D tile-flipping platformer, Sugar Cube. Chinese students from Huazhong University of Science & Technology won the Best Student Game category, for The White Laboratory.

The winners of the 2010 IGF China awards are:

Best Game: Sugar Cube (Turtle Cream, South Korea)
[RMB 20,000, $3,000]
Best Mobile Game: Train Conductor 2
(The Voxel Agents, Australia) [RMB 10,000, $1,500]
Excellence In Audio: Skillz: The DJ Game
(Playpen Studios, Hong Kong) [RMB 5,000, $750]
Excellence In Visual Arts: ButaVX: Justice Fighter
(Nekomura Games, Singapore) [RMB 5,000, $750]

Best Student Game: The White Laboratory
(Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China) [RMB 10,000, $1,500]
Excellent Student Award: Dead Steel
(Media Design School, Auckland, New Zealand) [RMB 3,000, $450]
Excellent Student Award: Ponlai
(National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan) [RMB 3,000, $450]

(The jury elected not to select an Excellence In Technology award this year.)

Sugar Cube

Sugar Cube, from Turtle Cream

This year’s competition saw a whole bunch of awesome submissions from around the region – games were sent in from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, numerous Chinese provinces, India, Iran, Australia and New Zealand, to name but a few. For a full list, check out our earlier coverage.

If you haven’t yet snagged a copy of Train Conductor 2 USA, now’s as good a time as any. It’s part of the Aussie App Sale, which kicked off today for the second year in a row! Also featured are the first three Gamebook Adventures, Halogen and the ever-popular Fruit Ninja.


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