Vancouver’s East Side Games Wins North American Indie Award
The Casual Games Association this week announced the winner’s of the first North American Indie Prize Showcase at its Casual Connect Conference in San Francisco.
Of more than 100 independent development teams chosen by the Indie Prize committee to demonstrate great unpublished games, 10 teams walked away with Indie Prize Awards.
Vancouver’s East Side Games won Best Game Art for its mobile game, Dragon Up. And Elin Jonsson, co-founder and artist at Imaginary Games, received the Most Prominent Female Developer Award.
The grand prize, Best in Show, went to a mobile game called Clobbr develoved by Czarcade.
“It is astonishing to see how far talented and creative developers like Czarcade can take their games without the help of a publishing contract or venture capital,” said Jessica Tams, Managing Director of the Casual Games Association. “The Indie Prize Showcase has fast become the most talked about event at Casual Connect and something we hope continues to drive innovation and new publishing relationships.”