Google today announced the 30 games it would be showcasing at this year’s Indie Games Festival held in San Francisco CA on September 24th 2016.

Emceeing the event will be veteran game designer and professor Richard Lemarchand who was lead designer at Crystal Dynamics and Naughty Dog, and is now Associate Chair and Associate Professor at the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, Interactive Media and Games Division.

Fans will also have the opportunity to play and to vote for their favorite games at the festival, along with an authoritative panel of judges from Google Play and the game industry. They include:

  • Ron Carmel, Co-founder of Indie Fund; co-creator of World of Goo

  • Hyunse Chang, Business Development Manager at Google Play

  • Lina Chen, Co-founder & CEO of Nix Hydra

  • David Edery, CEO of Spry Fox

  • Maria Essig, Partner Manager, Indies at Google Play

  • Noah Falstein, Chief Game Designer at Google

  • Dan Fiden, Chief Strategy Officer at FunPlus

  • Emily Greer, CEO of Kongregate

  • Alex Lee, Producer, Program Manager, Daydream & Project Tango at Google

  • Jordan Maron, Gamer and independent YouTuber “Captain Sparklez”

The winning developers will receive prizes, such Google Cloud credits, NVIDIA SHIELD Android TVs and K1 tablets, Razer Forge TV bundles, and more, to recognize their efforts.

The 30 Games are listed below:

A Matter of Murder


(coming soon)

AR Zombie

(coming soon)


(coming soon)

Armor Blitz

(coming soon)

Bit Bit Blocks

(coming soon)

1979 Revolution: Black Friday

(coming soon)


Coffee Pot Terrarium

(coming soon)

Crayola® Worlds for Tango

(coming soon)

Dog Sled Saga

(coming soon)

Endless Mine

Futurable 1. Summer City

(coming soon)


(coming soon)

HoloGrid: Monster Battle

(coming soon)

Hovercraft: Takedown


(coming soon)

SmashWars VR: Drone Racing

Norman’s Night In: The Cave

(coming soon)


(coming soon)

Orbit – Playing with Gravity



(coming soon)

Riptide GP: Renegade


Sand Stories

(coming soon)

Maruta 279

(coming soon)

Zombie Rollerz

(coming soon)

Rainmaker: Ultimate Trading



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