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October 16, 2022

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Indonesia Game Awards 2022: The best games in Indonesia honored this weekend

October 16, 2022 | Kenzie

During this weekend of sun, surf, and gaming in Bali for IGDX 2022, we also had the opportunity to recognize and honor some of the heroes in the game industry’s growth.

The Indonesia Game Awards 2022 took place on the event’s third day. Highlighted are the movers and shakers of the games ecosystem. The recognized teams and individuals are considered to significantly contribute creativity and innovation in the industry, resulting in the thriving market we see today.

The categories, nominees, and winners (highlighted in bold) are:

Indies take the center stage at IGDX 2022 during the Indonesia Game Awards.

Best Art


Kitaria Fables by Twin Hearts
Samudra by Khayalan Arts
My Lovely Wife by GameChanger Studio
Kohana by Mushroomallow
Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story 2 by Agate Games


Best Narrative

“The Sun Shines Over Us” was awarded Best Narrative.

The Sun Shines Over Us by Eternal Dream Studio
Samudra by Khayalan Arts
Ann by Rong Rong
Kohana by Mushroommallow Studio
Salah Sambung 2 by Rolling Glory Jam


Best Gameplay


Kitaria Fables by Twin Hearts
Gigapocalypse by Goody Gameworks
ConnecTank by Tamatin Entertainment
Grammarian Ltd. by Algorocks
Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story 2


Best Mobile Game

Brigitta Rena of Mojiken Studio receives the ward for “Best Mobile Game”.

The Sun Shines Over Us by Eternal Dream Studio
Salah Sambung 2 by Rolling Glory Jam
When the Past Was Around by Mojiken Studio
Grammarian Ltd. by Algorocks
Wangan Dorifto by Rigged Box Software


Best PC/Console Game


Kitaria Fables by Twin Hearts
My Lovely Wife by GameChanger Studio
ConnectTank by Tamatin Entertainment
Samudra by Khayalan Arts
Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story 2


Game of the Year

The Game of the Year Award goes to… Kitaria Fables!


Kitaria Fables by Twin Hearts
My Lovely Wife by GameChanger Studio
Grammarian Ltd. by Algorocks
Samudra by Khayalan Games
Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story 2 by Agate Games

Honorary Award

Tribute to Mohammad Fahmi Hasni, the creator of Coffee Talk and What Comes After, who sadly passed away unexpectedly this year.

The jury includes VirtualSEA’s very own Andreas Betsche, Ardhan Fadhulurrahan (AGI), Dale Bashir (IGN SEA), Dito Wangsa (Ingame), Luat Sihombing (KOMINFO), Risky (Tech in Asia), and Fadhil Baladrav (Digital Braves).

You can learn about the Indonesia Game Awards from the IGDX website.

Did your favorites take home some much-deserved recognition? Did your unsung heroes share the spotlight with industry veterans?

VirtualSEA will be on site to cover IGDX 2022, bringing you all the gaming excitement from Bali, Indonesia!


Kenzie

Kenzie received a second childhood by crunching five generations of video game history in her free time – out of pure boredom and fascination. Since then, she’s been obsessively playing and writing about games and interactive fiction. She hopped aboard VirtualSEA to discover more about the regional game industry and help promote its talent and titles. She has a rolling list of favorite games, but Knights of the Old Republic and Horizon Zero Dawn come out on top.

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