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Best Independent Game 2023: who wins the Game Awards?

 The Game Awards 2023 are fast approaching! The nominees have been revealed. Discover the Best Indie Game of the year.

Best Independent Game 2023: who wins the Game Awards?

Each year, The Game Awards celebrate creative and technical excellence in the global video game industry. Founded in 2014 by Geoff Keighley, a media entrepreneur well known for his involvement in the world of video games, the Game Awards have become a must-see event for gamers and industry professionals.

This year again, the show promises to reward the games that marked the year. With more than 30 categories including the most prestigious Game of The Year (GOTY), this ceremony will highlight the work of this industry. We find in particular in the hotly contested category of Best Independent Game. The nominees were announced on the evening of November 13, 2023. Find out who won this category!

The Game Awards 2023: what is the Best Independent Game?

The Game Awards 2023 promise to be exciting with a tight competition for the title of “ Best Independent Game ”. Geoff Keighley, the event's producer, emphasizes the importance of this award which celebrates innovation, originality, and daring, characteristics of these creations often resulting from personal and passionate artistic visions. Indie games play a crucial role in the industry by introducing new ideas, exploring unusual topics, and pushing the boundaries of storytelling and game design.

Nominees were chosen by an international jury comprised of more than 100 media and influencers, selected for their critical expertise in video game review. This approach ensures extensive critical evaluation, reflecting the collective opinion of an entire editorial staff. The results of the votes, combining those of the jury and those of the fans, will be revealed during the ceremony.

This year, fans are eagerly waiting to see which games will be featured. Highly anticipated titles and surprises are to be expected. Developers and studios from around the world are competing for this prestigious award, which recognizes not only the entertainment offered by gaming but also its innovation and contribution to the industry.

Here is the list of games in the Best Independent Game category for The Game Awards 2023 :

  • cocoon
  • Dave the Diver
  • Dredge
  • Sea of ​​Stars
  • Viewfinder

The big winner is: Sea of ​​Stars

The Game Awards 2023 promises to be a memorable spectacle, not only for the awards, but also for world premieres, musical performances, and more. The Best Independent Game category is one of the highlights of the event, highlighting independent developers who, often with more limited resources, manage to create unique and memorable gaming experiences . For information, we had the honor of participating as a member of the selection jury for The Game Awards 2023.