We are excited to announce the India Game Developer Conference Awards happening at The India Game Developer Conference (IGDC), India’s premier game industry conference!

Now in its 10th year, the conference is considered to be the most significant of such events held in South Asia. It plays a key role in developing the Indian gaming ecosystem - helping developers gain valuable insights, pick up new skills, as well as connect with publishers and investors that they otherwise may not have had access to.

The awards are the centerpiece of efforts made to recognize and promote talented Indian developers. Since the inception of the conference, the size of the Indian games industry has grown manifold. As a result we are expanding the awards categories to include the larger ecosystem, and look forward to adding additional categories over future editions of the IGDC.

The categories for this year are:
  1. Studio Game of the Year
  2. Indie Game of the Year
  3. Student Game of the Year
  4. Upcoming Game of the Year
  5. Game Design Excellence (New!)
    • Best overall game design
  6. Art Direction Excellence (New!)
    • Best overall art in a game
  7. Game of the Year - Critics’ choice (New!)
    • Best game as judged by jury of press peers

The last day to submit your nomination for a category is 9th October 2018. You can read about the rules in detail here. And you can submit your nominations here.

See you at the conference!

- The IGDC Awards Team


  • Hyderabad International Convention Centre,
    Novotel & HICC Complex,
    Cyberabad Post office,
    Hyderabad 500081
  • awards@indiagdc.com
  • +91 40 6616 3000