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The judges at GDC China’s Independent Games Festival have announced the winners of this years indie games competition, including Train Conductor 2: USA as “Best Mobile Game” of 2010.

IGF China Finalists

Screenshots from some of the finalists, including Train Conductor 2: USA in the center-top.

Announced as a finalist last month, Agent Simon attended the awards ceremony on behalf of the team and demonstrated Train Conductor 2: USA on the floor at GDC China in Shanghai.

Other winners included Sugar Cube by Turtle Cream of South Korea who won “Best Game”, Skillz: The DJ Game by Playpen Studios, Hong Kong, and ButaVX: Justice Fighter by Nekomura Games, Singapore.

Winner of the “Best Student Game” was The White Laboratory by Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China. Both DeadSteel (Media Design School, New Zealand) and Ponlai (National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan) picked up “Excellent Student” awards.

The Voxel Agents were joined by fellow Melbourne developer Alexander Bruce and his innovative game Hazard: The Journey of Life who was also nominated for the awards. The fact that two Melbourne based indie developers were nominated for the awards indicates the strength and vibrancy of the Australian and Victorian indie games development scene.

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