iPhone and iPod touch Dominate List of Finalists in Independent Mobile Games Festival


igfm winnersThe organizers of the 2009 Independent Games Festival Mobile have named their finalists for its second-annual competition in mobile games for the leading platforms. Games for the iPhone and iPod touch are predominant to the extent that the organizers carved out a new "best iPhone/iPod touch game" category.

IGFM will announce the winners, who will share $30,000 in prize money, a the Game Developers Conference Mobile conference in San Francisco on March 24.

What follows is a list of iPhone/iPod touch game finalists in each category (some titles are not in the App Store yet). You can find the complete list of finalists at the IGFM's site.

Best iPhone Game
Edge (Mobigame)
Dizzy Bee (Igloo Games)
Fieldrunners (Subatomic Studios)
Zen Bound (Secret Exit)
Frenzic (The Iconfactory)

IGF Mobile Best Game
Smiles (Sykhronics Entertainment)
Fieldrunners (Subatomic Studios)
Edge (Mobigame)

Innovation in Mobile Game Design
Galcon (Hassey Enterprises)
Eliss (Steph Thirion)

Achievement in Art
Fieldrunners (Subatomic Studios)
Dizzy Bee (Igloo Games)h
Ruben & Lullaby (Song New Creative)

Technical Achievement
Real Racing (Firemint)

Audio Achievement
Radio Flare (Studio Radiolaris)
Zen Bound (Secret Exit)
Edge (Mobigame)

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