We're Liveblogging The Independent Games Festival Awards [Update: It's Over! Here Are The Winners]

IGF Awards 2019
IGF Awards 2019
Photo: Official GDC Flickr

This week’s GDC may have been cancelled, but the conference has still been streaming talks online. I’m home; maybe you’re home? Let’s watch tonight’s Independent Games Festival Awards and Game Developers Choice Awards together!


OK, so the liveblog is just me, Riley. But I’m fun, I promise! The show starts at 8pm ET over on GDC’s Twitch channel.

Update, 9:22pm—Here are the winners:

Independent Games Festival Awards

Best Student Game

Bore Dome

Audience Award

A Short Hike

Excellence in Audio


Excellence in Narrative

Heaven’s Vault

Excellence in Design

Patrick’s Parabox

Excellence in Visual Art

Knights and Bikes

Nuovo Award

The Space Between

Seumas McNally Grand Prize

A Short Hike

Game Developers Choice Awards

Best Debut

Disco Elysium


Baba Is You

Best Technology


Best Narrative

Disco Elysium

Best Audio


Best VR/AR Game

Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series

Best Mobile Game

What The Golf?

Best Visual Art


Best Design

Baba Is You

Audience Award

Sky: Children of the Light

Game of the Year

Untitled Goose Game

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