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Thatgamecompany’s Journey has claimed the Game of the Year and five other accolades at the Game Developers Choice Awards.

The Walking Dead, Far Cry 3, Dishonored, The Room and FTL: Faster Than Light managed to pick up awards in the categories Journey didn’t win, and there was personal recognition for Steve Russell, Chris Melissinos and doctors Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk. The full list of winners is below.

Best Downloadable Game: Journey (thatgamecompany)
Best Narrative: The Walking Dead (Telltale Games)
Best Visual Arts: Journey (thatgamecompany)
Ambassador Award: Chris Melissinos
Best Technology: Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
Best Game Design: Journey (thatgamecompany)
Best Handheld/Mobile Game: The Room (Fireproof Studios)
Best Audio: Journey (thatgamecompany)
Pioneer Award: Steve Russell
Best Debut: FTL: Faster Than Light (Subset Games)
Innovation Award: Journey (thatgamecompany)
Audience Choice Award: Dishonored (Arkane Studios)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk
Game of the Year: Journey (thatgamecompany)

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Cart Life gets grand prize at the IGF Awards @ GDC 2013

The Independent Games Festival has crowned Richard Hofmeier’s Cart Life as its game of the year at its 2013 awards show.

It claimed three awards in total – the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, the Nuovo Award and Excellence in Narrative.

Subset Games’ FTL: Faster Than Light claimed two prizes at the IGF Awards, with Kentucky Route Zero and Little Inferno also scooping major prizes. The full list is as follows:

Excellence in Visual Art: Kentucky Route Zero (Cardboard Computer)
Nuovo Award: Cart Life (Richard Hofmeier)
Excellence in Audio: 140 (Jeppe Carlsen)
Excellence in Narrative: Cart Life (Richard Hofmeier)
Technical Excellence: Little Inferno (Tomorrow Corporation)
Best Student Game: Zineth (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Audience Award: FTL: Faster Than Light (Subset Games)
Excellence in Design: FTL: Faster Than Light (Subset Games)
Seumas McNally Grand Prize: Cart Life (Richard Hofmeier)

Good, Journey was the best game released last year. I'm tired of the walking dead winning everything because it gave people feels.