[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
For immediate release
Melbourne - December 12, 2012 - More gamers than ever before
have participated in the
2012 Indie of the Year
Awards, with over 34,000 nominations deciding the top 100.
Only a few votes separate the leaders which includes indie
darlings such as
Natural Selection 2,
Hotline Miami and also a few
surprises such as the upcoming
Path of Exile and the
Scott Reismanis, the Founder of IndieDB, commented
"It's been amazing watching previous years records get smashed
- as more and more gamers find themselves playing independent
titles. It will be quite interesting to see who comes out on top
(and joins previous winners Minecraft and Terraria) now that the
prestigious top 100 has been released."
Players can now view and vote on the
top 100 independent games for
a final 10 days, which will decide the ultimate winner.
We are also running our
2012 Mod of the Year Awards,
which due to some of the biggest mod releases ever (
Cry of Fear) over 71,000 votes have been logged.
top 100 mods can be viewed
and voted also for a final 10 days.
On December 20th voting will close, with the players choice
winners to be showcased daily until January 1st 2013.
Indie games are changing the world, one giant pixel at a time.
Indie DB supports independent developers and their games, by
providing them with a place to showcase their hard work
(in-progress or complete) to fans seeking original gaming
experiences. For more information please visit
Mod DB is the premiere online community that unites developers,
players and their ideas, empowering them to shape the games we
play. Mods provide new and exciting options for gamers, and Mod DB
is the largest website for players and developers who want to
create and play something different. For more information please