Sadly, we can just have 25 nominees, but some works still are absolutely worth checking out! Keep an eye out for the following honorable mentions:
Ram Ram 🇧🇪
“30 Birds” is a game inspired by Persan miniatures aesthetics, eastern fairy tales and modern Istanbul.
Jona Kleinlein 🇳🇴
A Cameraman strays with his camera on battle-grounds trying to capture what he sees to make visible textures and moral compasses.
Achill Island, December 31st 1993. In the crumbling ruin of an old mansion, a young Irish woman named Kasio destroys her diary.
Lose yourself in Infinity… but never lose Hope. Try to escape a world of never-ending puzzles and oddities.
William Chyr Studio 🇺🇸
PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad
Manifold Garden is a game that reimagines physics and space.
Hyper Games 🇳🇴
PC, Mac, Nintendo Switch
Mørkredd is an atmospheric puzzle adventure set in a mysterious world full of shadows where darkness kills.
Saam Pahlavan 🇺🇸
Pre-Shave is a shaving simulator that touches on the racial anxieties of being a brown man in the United States.
Kas Ghobadi 🇺🇸
Stereophyta is a vibrant digital world where all things naturally produce music.
Torpor Games 🇩🇪
As President Rayne, lead Sordland into ruin or repair in the first year of your term.