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ECD Systems announces Indie Game Showcase semi-finalists

ECD Systems has named the top 20 semi-finalists for its second-annual Independent Game Developers Showcase

ECD Systems has named the top 20 semi-finalists for its second-annual Independent Game Developers Showcase.

‚The Showcase semi-finalists truly demonstrate to the gaming community the value of what independent game developers can offer in terms of game variety and quality,‚ said Jack Hart, CEO of ECD Systems.

‚We are excited to be a valuable stepping stone for these developers and to help their great work gain recognition not only from the industry, but also from players,‚ he added.

In the "general category" are:

Blockland (Step 1: Games LLC, US)
Call of the Dragon (MindsEye Games & Hexgear Studios, US)
Confronter: The Tower of Time (EivaaGames, India)
DawnSpire (Silent Grove Studios, Sweden)
DEFCON: Everyone Dies (Introversion Software, UK)
RoboBlitz (Naked Sky Entertainment Inc, USA)
Sector 13 (Reactor Interactive, USA)
Soldat (Michal Marcinkowski, Poland)
Synaesthete (DigiPen Institute of Technology, USA)
Uberpong (Nibbo Studios, Mexico)

Semi-finalists in the "casual category" include:

A judging panel consisting of industry professionals from the game development community, college instructors, major publishers and leading gaming Web sites will determine the winner and three runners-up.

The results will be announced at the upcoming Austin GDC.

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