List of Winners at India Game Developer Conference (IGDC) 2023

The list of IGDC 2023 Award winners is officially here:

The International Game Developers Conference (IGDC) 2023 concluded on a high note with the announcement of the coveted IGDC Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in the gaming industry across various categories. The winners, selected by a panel of international industry leaders, emerged from a pool of over 300 entries, showcasing the cream of the crop in game development.

In the highly competitive PC and Console Game of the Year category, Neosphere Interactive Studios clinched the top spot with "1971: Indian Naval Front," a gripping gaming experience set against the backdrop of historical events. Black March Studios secured the runner-up position with the compelling "Crimson Tactics: The Rise of The White Banner."


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The Mobile Game of the Year category witnessed Lucid Labs' "Bloom" taking the lead, offering players an immersive mobile gaming experience. TheAppGuruz claimed the second position with their creation, "Carrom Cricket: Premier League," highlighting the diversity and innovation present in the mobile gaming landscape.

For the burgeoning field of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), Zatun's "Down and Out" emerged victorious, securing the title of AR/VR Game of the Year. Dopamine Games' "If You Are Not Dumb" received recognition as the runner-up, showcasing the industry's commitment to pushing the boundaries of immersive gaming experiences.

The Upcoming Game of the Year category highlighted the promise of the future, with ReDimension's "Sojourn Past" taking the winner's spot. "Fishbowl" by earned the runner-up position, hinting at the exciting developments on the gaming horizon.

In the Student Game of the Year category, AbhiTech Games claimed victory with "Laser Tanks: Pixel RPG," while the National Institute of Design, Bangalore, secured the runner-up position with "1 Dash - Idle Survivor." These awards underscore the talent and innovation emerging from educational institutions in the gaming sector.

The prestigious Jury Award for Game with a Climate Conscience went to "Climate and Sin" by Artemisia College of Art and Design, recognizing the increasing importance of environmentally conscious game development.

The final accolade for Best Gameplay was bestowed upon "Carrom Cricket: Premier League," reaffirming its status as a standout title with engaging and enjoyable gameplay.

As IGDC 2023 comes to a close, these award winners serve as a testament to the diversity, creativity, and excellence within the gaming industry, setting a high standard for future endeavors. Congratulations to all the winners for their remarkable contributions to the world of gaming.