Published on July 8th, 2011 | by Derek Strickland, Contributor
Indie Game Summer Uprising Refines Entries to 25 Nominees
Exciting news in the Indies world today: the seasonal Indie Games Summer Uprising event has refined it’s quite considerable collection of entries into a list of best-of picks, and details have been announced as to how the community can vote for their favorites. This event gives gamers the chance to choose their personal top-picks, selecting from a wide variety of titles from many developers and genres of gaming.
Check out the official Press Release from the Indie Games Summer Uprising website below:
The Indie Games Summer Uprising list has been narrowed down from 70+ to just 25 this week. Starting Monday July 11th, developers will have the opportunity to select 8 picks to represent the platform in the Uprising. Voting closes on Sunday July 17th.
Developers are to vote on a variety of factors including: Marketability, originality, appearance, entertainment, music, and gameplay.
A 5 star rating system will be used, just as XBLIG tittles are rated on Live, and the 8 titles with the highest average score are selected in the promotion. A poll will be e-mailed to all XBLIG developers who have submitted candidates. Winners will be announced the following day, Monday July 18th on the IGSU home page.
The community still has the opportunity to voice their opinion as well! A fan vote will occur during the two week period of August 1st – August 15th on our dedicated Facebook page. Winners will be announced during the #IGSU Twitter chat, on Tuesday August 16th.
Fans will be voting on the two (2) titles they would most like to play, all 70+ candidates are still eligibile and these two (2) title will be released on the final two days of the promotion: Thurs Sept 1st and Friday Sept 2nd.
Here are the 25 selections:
37 Days to Die
All The Bad Parts
Battle High: San Bruno
Cute Things Dying Violently
Dirche Kart 2
Doom and Destiny
Dragons Vs. Spaceships
Mega Shooter 11: Ladies and powerups
Redd: The Lost Temple
The Jump Hero
The Hearts of Men
The Spirit of Kohn, Ep 1
Train Frontier Express