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Indie Game Challenge Finalists Revealed

The 12 finalists for the Indie Game Challenge competition were announced today, a lineup that includes Altitude, Vessel, Fieldrunners, AaaaaAAaaaAAAaa-AAAAaAAAAA!!! A Reckless Disregard for Gravity, and other indie notables.
The 12 finalists for the Indie Game Challenge competition were announced today, with information about each of the selected games and their developers already available to view from the official site. The finalists in the AIAS, Guildhall at SMU and GameStop-organized event are competing for more than $350,000 in prize monies and scholarships this year, with the winners to be announced during the awards presentation ceremony following the D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas this coming February 19th. The selected finalists are as follows: Non-Professional Category Climb to the Top of the Castle (TwO Bros. Games) Dreamside Maroon (Terraced) Galactic Arms Race (Galactic Arms Race) Gear (Team 3) Waker (Poof Productions) zeit² (Brightside Games) Professional Category Aaaa! A Reckless Disregard for Gravity (Dejobaan Games, LLC) Altitude (Nimbly Games) Cogs (Lazy 8 Studios) Fieldrunners (Subatomic Studios) Miegakure (Marc ten Bosch) Vessel (Strange Loop Games) The voting process for the Gamer's Choice Award ($10,000 cash prize) is also now open to the public. No registration is required to cast a vote, although you'd need to send a mail entry to participate in the sweepstakes for an all-expense paid trip to the event. More details about the competition and the finalists can be found over at the Indie Game Challenge web site.

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