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IGF’s 2021 nominees announced, mostly correct

Videogame awards are good for three things: they encourage people to continue creating new work; they direct attention towards particular pebbles among the otherwise amorphous landslide of new game releases; and they give bystanders like me something of mercifully little consequence to gripe about when nominations don’t align with our personal tastes. I’m sad to report that the Independent Games Festival has delivered only two out of three in 2021. The nominations for this year’s IGF Awards were announced yesterday, but they have left me little to gripe about. Read more

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Nintendo Indie World presentation showed off plenty of games, some out today

Nintendo announced plenty of games coming to the console during its Nintendo Indie World presentation.The Nintendo Indie World showcase announced over 14 titles, and some were even released today.Subnautica and Subnautica: Below Zero from Unknown Worlds Entertainment are both coming to Nintendo Switch in 2021. In Subnautica, players discover the depths of a vast alien underwater world by collecting resources, crafting underwater structures, and outsmarting wildlife to uncover the mystery of the planet they crash-landed on.  Subnautica: Below Zero will have divers trying to survive the icy biomes of planet 4546B.Raji: An Ancient Epic, from Nodding Head Games, releases today on Switch is a timed…