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DigiPen Institute of Technology students continue to earn recognition for their outstanding achievements in game design and development. See the full list of honors and awards below.

Base Invaders

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2007
  • Finalist, Slamdance 2007

Be Good

  • Honorable Mention, Student Showcase, IGF 2012

Bontãgo

  • Winner, Innovation in Game Design, IGF 2004
  • Finalist, Open Category, IGF 2004

Chained

  • Invited Presenter at the Sense of Wonder Night, Tokyo Game Show 2014
  • Gold Winner, Games for Good, International Serious Play Awards 2014

Close Your Eyes

  • Finalist, IndieCade 2014

Commando Attack Sub

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2002

Crazy Cross

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2003

Deity

  • Grand Prize Winner, Independent Propeller Awards 2012
  • PAX 10 Selection, Penny Arcade Expo 2012

Douse

  • Invited Presenter at the Sense of Wonder Night, Tokyo Game Show 2012

Dreamside Maroon

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2010
  • Finalist, Indie Game Challenge 2010

Empyreal Nocturne

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2008

Flickers

  • PAX 10 Selection, Penny Arcade Expo 2014

A Flipping Good Time

  • PAX 10 Selection, Penny Arcade Expo 2011
  • Official Selection, Extra Credits Innovation Award, LOGIN 2011

The Fourth Wall

  • Finalist, Indie Game Challenge 2012
  • Honorable Mention, Independent Propeller Awards 2012

GEAR

  • Non-Professional Grand Prize Winner, Indie Game Challenge 2010
  • Finalist, Indie Game Challenge 2010
  • Honorable Mention, IGF 2010

Gear: Full Circle

  • Honorable Mention, Independent Propeller Awards 2012

Gelatin Joe

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2007

GenJox

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2001

girl, i see right thru u

  • Bronze Winner, Games for Good (Student), Serious Play Awards 2015

Guardian of the Gears

  • Finalist, Best Student Game, IGF 2018
  • Finalist, E3 College Game Competition 2017

Ice Wars

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2004

Igneous

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2010

Kisses

  • Finalist (Open Category), IGF 2005

Leshy

  • Finalist (Technical Excellence), Independent Propeller Awards 2012
  • Finalist (Best Design), Independent Propeller Awards 2012
  • Finalist (Best Audio), Independent Propeller Awards 2012

Mall Monster

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2003

Matrix Attack

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2001

Narbacular Drop

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2006
  • Finalist, Slamdance 2006

Nitronic Rush

  • Technical Excellence Winner, Independent Propeller Awards 2012
  • Finalist (Grand Prize), Independent Propeller Awards 2012
  • Finalist (Best Audio), Independent Propeller Awards 2012
  • Gamer’s Choice Award, Indie Game Challenge 2012
  • Finalist, Indie Game Challenge 2012
  • Winner (Playability Award), hóPlay 2012
  • Finalist (Best Sound/Music Award), hóPlay 2012
  • Finalist (Best Design Award), hóPlay 2012
  • Winner, Best Independent Game Award, Fun & Serious Games Festival 2012
  • Honorable Mention, Student Showcase, IGF 2012
  • Honorable Mention, Technical Excellence (Professional Category), IGF 2012

Nous

  • Finalist, Student Showcase, IGF 2012
  • Best Narrative Award, Brazilian International Game Festival 2012

Orblitz

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2006

Penny Blue Finds a Clue

  • Finalist, Best Student Game, IGF 2018
  • Official Selection, IndieCade 2017

Perspective

  • Finalist, Technical Excellence (Professional Category), IGF 2013
  • Finalist, Best Gameplay, Brazilian International Game Festival 2012
  • Finalist, Best Original Idea Award, hóPlay 2012
  • Finalist, Playability Award, hóPlay 2012

Rock Station

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2005

Rumble Box

  • Finalist, Innovation in Game Design (Professional Category), IGF 2006
  • Physics Award, Slamdance 2006
  • Finalist, Slamdance 2006

RumbleTV

  • Winner, E3 College Game Competition 2015

Sand Garden

  • Selection, alt.ctrl.GDC (Game Developers Conference) 2017

Scavenger Hunt

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2005
  • Audience Award, Slamdance 2005
  • Finalist, Slamdance 2005

Scrapped

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2004

Sea of Chaos

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2006

Solace

  • Honorable Mention, Independent Propellor Awards 2012
  • Finalist, Indie Game Challenge 2011
  • Winner, Student Showcase, IGF 2011
  • PAX 10 Selection, Penny Arcade Expo 2010
  • Finalist, IndieCade 2010

Solstice

  • Winner, Kinect Award, hóPlay 2012
  • Honorable Mention, Independent Propeller Awards 2012
  • Invited Presenter at the Sense of Wonder Night, Tokyo Game Show 2011

Somnus

  • Finalist, E3 College Game Competition 2016

Sowlar

  • Finalist, IndieCade 2009

Striker Air Hockey

  • Selection, alt.ctrl.GDC (Game Developers Conference) 2018

SubRay

  • Finalist, Indie Game Contest, Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival 2014
  • Winner, Intel Developer Showcase Award, Intel Buzz Workshop 2014

Subsonic

  • Finalist, Indie Game Challenge 2011

Sunder

  • Winner, Audience Choice Award, IndieCade 2014
  • Official Selection, IndieCade 2014

Super Space ____

  • Finalist, Excellence in Design (Professional Category), IGF 2013
  • Finalist, IndieCade 2012

Synaesthete

  • Winner, Best Student Game, IGF 2008
  • Finalist, Student Showcase, IGF 2008
  • Finalist, Excellence in Visual Arts (Professional Category), IGF 2008

Tag: The Power of Paint

  • Winner, Best Student Game, IGF 2009
  • Finalist, Student Showcase, IGF 2009
  • PAX 10 Selection, Penny Arcade Expo 2009

T.H.U.G.S.

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2002

Toblo

  • Winner, Best Student Game, IGF 2007
  • Finalist, Student Showcase, IGF 2007
  • Finalist, Design Innovation Award (Professional Category), IGF 2007
  • Finalist, Slamdance 2007
  • Best Game on the Go Winner, Intel Games Demo 2006
  • Audience Award, Northwest Games Festival 2006

Valence

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2003

Vektor Space

  • Student Showcase Winner, IGF 2003