Introducing the Winners of the 2022 Canadian Indie Game Awards

This year, we were able to spotlight the amazing indie games and creators of the Canadian gaming industry. The first ever Canadian Indie Game Awards were held and we had the chance to give out awards in 14 categories of excellence. Thanks to the CIGA Selection Committee and Judging Committees, each comprised of industry leaders and voices, the Canadian Indie Game Award nominations were set ahead of the award show.

Without further ago, here are the winners of the inaugural Canadian Indie Game Awards!

Best Art Direction

Winner: Wytchwood
Also nominated: Inscryption, Raptor Boyfriend: A High School Romance, Echo Generation, Backbone

Best Game Design

Winner: Inscryption
Also nominated: Echo Generation, Moonglow Bay, Chicory: A Colorful Tale, The Vale: Shadow of the Crown

Best Animation

Winner: Wytchwood
Also nominated: Moonglow Bay, Winds & Leaves, Raptor Boyfriend: A High School Romance, Chicory: A Colorful Tale

Best Score/Soundtrack

Winner: Echo Generation
Also nominated: Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Moonglow Bay, Wytchwood, The Big Con

Best Narrative

Winner: Echo Generation
Also nominated: Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Moonglow Bay, Boyfriend Dungeon, Impostor Factory

Best Audio Design

Winner: The Vale: Shadow of the Crown
Also nominated: Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Winds & Leaves, Chivalry 2, Goose Goose Duck

Best Technology/Innovation

Winner: The Vale: Shadow of the Crown
Also nominated: Chivalry 2, Winds & Leaves, Wytchwood, Moonglow Bay

Best PC Game

Winner: Inscryption
Also nominated:
Chivalry 2, The Vale: Shadow of the Crown, Moonglow Bay, Impostor Factory

Best Console Game

Winner: Chivalry 2
Also nominated: Moonglow Bay, Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Echo Generation, Boyfriend Dungeon

Best Mobile Game

Winner: Grindstone
Also nominated: Goose Goose Duck, Kairos: Heroes of Time, Big NEON Tower VS Tiny Square, Hotel Hermes, NUTS

Best Social/Casual Game

Winner: Knight Squad 2
Also nominated: Goose Goose Duck, Circuit Superstars, Super Animal Royale, Lemnis Gate

Best Debut Indie Game

Winner: Moonglow Bay
Also nominated: Goose Goose Duck, The Big Con, Derelict Void, Circuit Superstars

Indie Game of the Year

Winner: Echo Generation
Also nominated: Moonglow Bay, Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Boyfriend Dungeon, The Big Con

Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s awards! We couldn’t be more ecstatic to be able to shine a light on the amazing and talented indie developers in Canada.

Be sure to follow the Canadian Game Awards and Canadian Indie Game Awards on social media for more updates. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

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