The 2017 Nordic Game Awards Give INSIDE The Top Prize


The winners of the 2017 Nordic Game Awards have been revealed at this year's Nordic Game Conference with 2D platform puzzler INSIDE taking home four awards, including Nordic Game Of The Year. Twenty games were nominated in eight different categories, including Best Art, Best Game Design, Best Debut, and Nordic Game of the Year.

The category winners of the 2017 Nordic Game Awards are as follows:

Nordic Game of the Year

Nordic Game of the Year – Small Screen

Best Art

Best Game Design

Best Technology

Best Audio

Best Fun for Everyone

The Fun for Everyone award is a special award for the best children's, family, or social game, suitable for people of all ages and is pretty unique to the Nordic Game Awards. The winner for this year's Best Fun for Everyone award was:

Best Debut

Best Debut is brand new award given to a Nordic studio that has released its first game in 2017 (excluding beta and early access).

Special Mention

The jury also gave Owlboy, developed by D-Pad Studio, a special mention for outstanding artistic, audio, technological, and design quality.

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About Madeline Ricchiuto

Madeline Ricchiuto is a gamer, comics enthusiast, bad horror movie connoisseur, writer and generally sarcastic human. She also really likes cats and is now Head Games Writer at Bleeding Cool.
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