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Revealed: Here are the finalists for the Indie Publishing Awards

Devolver Digital, No More Robots, Team17, Itch.io, Steam, Xbox and more up for awards

The finalists for the inaugural Indie Publishing Awards have been decided.

We had over 150 nominations for the awards, which in its first year will celebrate excellence in publishing, investment, community management, PR & marketing, crowd-funding and storefronts.

The finalists were decided by the GamesIndustry.biz editorial team, and the judging is already underway with leading names from the indie development scene helping to decide the winners. The winners will be revealed at a special pre-recorded digital ceremony on Thursday, April 15th.

The finalists are:

Community Management Of 2020
- Ghost Ship Games Team
- Harris Foster/Finji
- No More Robots Team
- Poppy Ingham/Bossa Studios
- Sold Out/No Straight Roads Team
- Victoria Tran/Innersloth

Crowd-Funding Campaign Of 2020
- Call Me Under by Lunaris Games
- Cyber Knights: Flashpoint by Trese Brothers Games
- Sea of Stars by Sabotage Studio
- Sword of the Necromancer by JanduSoft
- The Wandering Village by Stray Fawn Studio
- Weaving Tides by Follow The Feathers

Investor of the Year
- Galaxy Interactive
- Ian Livingstone
- Kowloon Nights
- London Venture Partners
- Transcend Fund
- WINGS

PR & Marketing Campaign Of 2020
- Beyond Blue Campaign
- Bugsnax Campaign
- Everspace 2 Campaign
- Fall Guys Campaign
- Spiritfarer Campaign
- The Falconeer Campaign

Publisher of the Year
- Coffee Stain Publishing
- Curve Digital
- Devolver Digital
- Humble Games
- No More Robots
- Raw Fury
- Team17

Storefront of the Year
- Epic Games Store
- GOG.com
- Itch.io
- Limited Run Games
- Super Rare Games
- Valve/Steam
- Xbox Games Store

The Indie Publishing Awards are part of GI Live: Online, our new indie business event which features talks from big name developers, roundtables with the likes of Valve and Xbox, plus three days of 1-to-1 meetings. For more details on the event, click here.

The Unsigned Game of the Show category will be decided based on games submitted to the GI Live Meeting System (powered by MeetToMatch). The Meeting System opens this week.

Sponsors for our 2020 Awards are Curve and Renaissance PR. Interested in sponsoring the Indie Publishing Awards? Contact Charlotte.Nangle@gamesindustry.biz.

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