Frictional Games’ survival horror game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, was honored with three awards at the IGF awards last night in San Francisco. Amnesia won awards for Excellence in Audio, Technical Excellence, and the $10,000 Direct2Drive Vision award.
Mojang’s indie hit Minecraft took home the biggest honor of the night – the Seumas McNally Grand Prize. Minecraft also won the audience award – chosen by votes at IGF.com.
The IGF Nuovo Award went to Messhof for the low-res fencing simulation Nidhogg.
Below is a full list of 2011 IGF Award Winners:
Best Student Game: Fract by Richard E Flanagan
Excellence in Design: Desktop Dungeons by QCF Design
Technical Excellence: Amnesia: The Dark Descent by Frictional Games
Best Mobile Game: Helsing’s Fire by Ratloop
Excellence in Visual Art: Bit.Trip Runner by Gaijin Games
Excellence in Audio: Amnesia: The Dark Descent by Frictional Games
Direct2Drive Vision Award: Amnesia: The Dark Descent by Frictional Games
Audience Award: Minecraft by Mojang
IGF Nuovo Award Nidhogg by Messhof
Seumas McNally Grand Prize: Minecraft by Mojang