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IndieCade 2012 finalists announced

IndieCade 2012 is just a few short months away, and the finalists have been officially announced. In the past, we've seen stellar titles like Braid and Limbo showcased at the massive games festival, so you have to wonder what special games will leave their mark on the independent gaming scene this year.

Over 500 submissions were entered, but only 36 have been selected as finalists. It's insane just how many awesome games made it. We've got titles like Dyad, Splice, Guacamelee, and Hokra (which we previewed at this year's E3 and were crazy impressed with). Check out the full list of finalists below:

  • A Closed World - by MIT Gambit Game Lab
  • Analogue: A Hate Story - Christine Love
  • Armada D6 - Eric Zimmerman and John Sharp
  • Beat Sneak Bandit - Simogo
  • Blindside - Aaron Rasmussen and Michael T. Astolfi
  • Bloop - Rusty Moyhe
  • Botanicula - Amanita Designs
  • Cart Life - Richard Hofmeier
  • Chroma Shuffle - Sifteo
  • Contre Jour - Maksym Hryniv
  • Dreams of Your Life - Alex Fleetwood
  • Dyad - RSBLSB
  • Find Me A Good One - Andy Wallace
  • FTL: Faster Than Light - Subset Games
  • Gorogoa - Jason Roberts
  • Guacamelee - Drinkbox Studios
  • Hidden in Plain Sight - Adam Spragg
  • Hit Me! - Kaho Abe
  • Hokra - Ramiro Corbetta
  • Interference - Nathalie Pozzi and Eric Zimmerman
  • International Racing Squirrels - Playniac
  • Open Source - Super Soul
  • POP: Methodology - Robert Lach
  • Prom Week - Expressive Intelligence Studio
  • Qasir Al Wasat - Aduge Studio
  • Reality Ends Here - Jeff Watson and Simon Wiscombe, USC Game Innovation Lab
  • Renga - wallFour
  • Splice - Cipher Prime
  • Stacatto - NYU Game Center
  • Super Space _____ - Digipen Singapore
  • Tengami - Nyamyam
  • The Stanley Parable - Davey Wreden
  • Unmanned - Molleindustria
  • Vornheim - Zak S.
  • Wooden Sen'Sey - Upper Byte
  • yamove - Katherine Isbister

IndieCade is set to take place from October 4 to October 7 in Culver City. If you dig indie games and you're in the area, be sure to check it out as there are sure to be countless excellent games to play.

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