ReDimension Games win Upcoming Game of the Year for Sojourn Past

The second day of India Game Developer Conference (IGDC) witnessed the much-awaited IGDC Awards 2023.

The 15th edition of IGDC took place at HICC Hyderabad from 2 to 4 November 2023. Organised “By the Industry, For the Industry,” the three-day conference is led by industry volunteers, aided by corporates and industry leaders.

Celebrations followed on Day 2 as the IGDC Awards 2023 was announced. The awards honoured game developers and studios across 10 categories. (See full list below).

Building up momentum was the BYOG initiative (Build Your Own Game) – one of the categories in the awards – which saw a record number of 700 plus participants. They collectively made 170 plus game submissions for the judges to evaluate.

SuperGaming wins Popular Game Award for Indus

IGDC 2023 winners:

PC/Console GOTY

Crimson Tactics: The Rise of The White Banner (runner-up)
Arunabh Hazarika, Black March Studios

1971: Indian Naval Front (winner)
Neosphere Interactive Studios

Mobile GOTY

Carrom Cricket: Premier League (runner-up)
Tejas Jasani, TheAppGuruz

Bloom (winner)
Chirag Chopra, Lucid Labs


If You Are Not Dumb (runner-up)
Kishor Berde, DopaMind Games

Down and Out (winner)
Abhinav Chokhavatia, Zatun

Upcoming GOTY

Fishbowl (runner-up)
Rhea Gupte & Prateek Saxena,

Sojourn Past (winner)
Pekrukhrietuo Pienyu, ReDimension Games

Student GOTY

1 Dash – Idle Survivor (runner-up)
Anuj Debnath, National Institue of Design, Bangalore

Laser Tanks: Pixel RPG (winner)
Abhishek Singh, AbhiTechGames

Jury Award for Game with a Climate Conscience

Climate And Sin
Zher Blast, Artemisia College of art and design

Best Game Play

Carrom Cricket: Premier League
Tejas Jasani, TheAppGuruz

Best Visual Art

Chirag Chopra, Lucid Labs

Indie GOTY

Chirag Chopra, Lucid Labs

Artifice: War Tactics
Neeraj Kumar, Silvine Game Studios

Popular Game Award

Roby John, CEO and founder, and Team SuperGaming

Over 4,000 plus attendees including game developers, publishers, investors, game developers, and gaming buffs had converged to attend IGDC 2023.