INDIGO Award

Claim your spot in the indigo hall of fame!

During our yearly showcase, you can show off your game, interact, engage with the audience and win the INDIGO Award with a prize worth over $5,000 offered by our partner Xsolla. A selected jury will play your game and announces the winner during INDIGO. This year’s showcase and award ceremony were streamed on Twitch on June 17th, 2022. You can check out the full stream here.

Check out our previous winners below!
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INDIGO Award 2022

2022

NEWS TOWER

Studio Nul Games

News Tower is a news and resource management simulation game. Your goal is to build a newspaper empire in 1930s New York that is economically profitable, independent, and, most importantly, that covers trustworthy news. Check your sources, or don’t..

INDIGO 2022 judges were:

  • Martine Spaans
  • Tomas Sala
  • Deloryan Hommers
  • Matthijs Dierckx

past winners

2021

SCHIM

Ewoud van der Werf

SCHiM is a game about jumping through shadows in a challenging and lively environment, touch the light and it’s over! This 3D platformer takes elements of light & animation and adds them directly to the gameplay, delivering an experience that you will only find in SCHiM.

2020

Dreamscaper

Afterburner Studios

A surreal, rogue-lite inspired ARPG with modernized hack’n’slash combat about lucid dreaming. Warp the dreamscape around you in order to battle a nightmarish depression that lives in a young woman’s subconscious.

INDIGO 2020 Online judges were:

  • Adriaan de Jongh, independent game creator
  • Rox van der Helm, Editor in Chief at XGN.nl
  • Bobby Wertheim, Head of Content at Sega Europe
  • JP van Seventer, Managing Director of Dutch Game Garden
  • Trui – GoedGemust, streamer
  • Nim – GoedGemust, streamer
  • SevenS1ns, streamer
2019

Bone Voyage

Team Cobblestone

Bone Voyage is a third person adventure game inspired by old classic adventure games with a modern twist. As a skeleton, you detach your bones and explore a Vessel to the Afterlife after being fished up by the mysterious Captain. Progressing through the game, you will meet unforgettable characters, explore more rooms and detach more bones to slowly uncover the story of the mystical vessel!

2018

CoopScoop

Vague Studios

CoopScoop is a VR arcade-style game that revolves around managing a chicken farm. A chicken epidemic has broken out, and you need to make sure all your chickens stay healthy and happy. Try and hold on as long as possible with as many chickens as possible. Can you manage all those chickens?

2017

We were here

Total Mayhem Games

We Were Here traps two players in an abandoned castle. Player Two needs to find Player One, using only their voice. Every room challenges your wits and ability to communicate clearly, so make sure you have a microphone ready!

2016

Tied Together

Napalm Tree

Tied Together is a 2-4-player party game about monsters which have to escape, but there is one catch: they are tied together by a rope. Because of this, the players have to show some serious cooperation skills. Remember, the team is only as strong as the weakest link!

2015

Rogues With Benefits

Rogues with Benefits

Time to have another adventure! Team up with your friends and fight your way to treasure in exciting worlds until eventually you die. Just pick a new nobody and become the new hero of your clan. Each time you play there is a new story to be made and a new challenge to overcome.

CONTACT

Krista Hendriks

Communications Manager

Reach out to me for more info about INDIGO 2022, press and interview requests!

Please contact me via krista@dutchgamegarden.nl.

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Tom Jongens

Sales Manager

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JP van Seventer

Program Manager

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Let's have a chat!

Please contact me via jp@dutchgamegarden.nl.

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