Nominees for the Australian Game Developer Awards Announced

November is the best time for Aussie (and around Australia) developers to show off their games to the masses with events like Unite Melbourne on October 31st, PAX Australia from the 4th-6th, and of course, Game Connect Asia Pacific from November 1st-2nd, where the Australian Game Developer Awards are held!

The nominees for this year’s awards were announced yesterday and they’re filled with a plethora of indie game seen last year at PAX Australia as well as games we’ll be seeing this year. Games we love like Assault Android Cactus and The Warlock of Firetop Mountain are looking to take out the main title, with a winner of last year’s PAX Australia’s Indie Showcase, Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise recieveing a lot of the nominations as well.

The winners will be announced on November 2nd at the Game Connect Asia Pacific conference.

Here’s the full list:


EXCELLENCE IN ART
The Eyes of Ara
Assault Android Cactus
Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:
Pandora’s Books, Wildfire, Submerged: Miku and the Sunken City

EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN
Tennis Bits
Knuckle Sandwich
Resynth

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:
Puzzlepops!, Outfolded, Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

EXCELLENCE IN AUDIO
Disney Crossy Road
Resynth
Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:
Pandora’s Books, Obliteracers, Assault Android Cactus

TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE
Obliteracers
Assault Android Cactus
Whacky Ball

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, Agent A: A puzzle in disguise, Disney Crossy Road, 

INNOVATION
Defect
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
Killing Time at Lightspeed: Enhanced Edition

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:
Wildfire, Engineerium, Resynth

ACCESSIBILITY
Tangent
Assault Android Cactus
Agent A: A puzzle in disguise

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, Outfolded, Puzzelepops!

REPRESENTATION
Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire
Killing Time at Lightspeed: Enhanced Edition
Pandora’s Books

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:
Agent A: A puzzle in disguise, Tennis Bits, Submerged: Miku and the Sunken City

GAME OF THE YEAR
Assault Android Cactus
Agent A: A puzzle in disguise
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

HONOURABLE MENTIONS:
Submerged: Miku and the Sunken City, Pandora’s Books, Tennis Bits


Good luck to all nominees!