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​Hey, You Can Play Some Of The Best Indie Games Right Now

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Soon, there will be a glorious deathmatch to decide the cream of the crop from 2013's independently developed video games. That's because the Independent Games Festival just announced its nominees for the awards that they give out annually to the most accomplished indie titles. Some of them aren't out yet. But others are. Here's how you can play the games vying to be the best of the best.


Maybe you've heard the buzz about Jazzpunk, The Stanley Parable or Papers, Please. Maybe all of those names are totally new to you. But, chances are, if a game's made its way to the nominee list for the IGF's Seumas McNally Grand Prize, it's a pretty special experience that you should try. (Check out what Kotaku has written about The Stanley Parable, Don't Starve, Jazzpunk, Papers, Please and Device 6.)

Most of the Grand Prize nominees can be played right now. Here's where you can find them:

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Weird! Looks like Gunpoint got snubbed. That was easily one of my top gaming experiences of 2013, indie or AAA...

Play Gunpoint you guys! It's friggin great!