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IGF 2012 Main Competition finalists announced

IGF 2012 Main Competition finalists announced

The finalists for the 14th annual Independent Games Festival's Main Competition have been announced, highlighting some of the greatest indie games to come out in the past year. Indie game fans might notice a couple of familiar titles like the oft-nominated platforming adventure Fez (by Polytron) and Alexander Bruce's mind-melting first person puzzler, Antichamber. That said, the IGF juries have selected a number of less-exposed titles that are well-deserving of some recognition.

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"kind of weird that most of the games under "Technical Excellence" are retro lo-fi games"
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Powerhead Games' ASYNC Corp to release, as team gets laid off

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Powerhead Games' ASYNC Corp to release, as team gets laid off

Powerhead Games' upcoming title may just be its last one. GameSetWatch reports that the twelve-man studio, based in New York City, has laid off all of its employees. The company still exists and could "possibly return with new projects" in the future, but the current situation is undeniably bleak.

The team is best known for their work on Glow Artisan, an excellent puzzle game available for iOS, DSiWare and Windows Phone 7. Their next game, ASYNC Corp, is yet another puzzler that should (hopefully!) arrive on the App Store in the next few weeks. Read more »

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