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Creature in the Well is a top-down, pinball-inspired, hack-and-slash dungeon crawler. As the last remaining BOT-C unit, venture deep into a desert mountain to restore power to an ancient facility, haunted by a desperate Creature. Uncover and upgrade powerful gear in order to free the city of Mirage from a deadly sandstorm.

  • Pinball with swords: Charge up energy orbs, then bounce and ricochet them to reactivate dormant machinery and stop the sandstorm.
  • Defeat the Creature: Escape the many challenges set by the Creature and confront it in intricate, skillful battles.
  • Dungeon-crawler: Delve deeper into the mountain as you unlock eight hand-crafted dungeons, each filled with unique gameplay themes, unlockables, and secrets to uncover.
  • Over 20 unique items: Customize your playstyle with upgradeable weapons and clothing that change how you play the game.


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Mutazione is one of the stand out indie titles for the IGF nominations this year.


The finalists have been revealed for the 22nd annual awards ceremony of the Independent Games Festival, which honors the most innovative and acclaimed indie games from the past year as part of the Game Developers Conference, taking place in March in San Francisco.

The road to the IGF is long, involving an initial screening process overseen by more than 300 judges who pick finalists for several categories, from over 550 entries. Some of the indie games which stood out over the past year and to the judges, picking up several nominations, are Mutazione by developer Die Gute Fabrik and the social phenomenon Untitled Goose Game by Australian studio House House.

IGF winners will receive more than $20,000 in prizes across all categories, with the winner of the Seumas McNally Grand Prize taking home $10,000. Check out all the nominations below, for categories including Excellence in Narrative, Design, Visual Art and more. Follow and learn more about each game by visiting their profiles here on IndieDB.

On the note of awards, we recently revealed the Editor's Choice awards and who you decided to be the best upcoming indie games and overall best indie games for 2019 as part of the IndieDB Awards.


Seumas McNally Grand Prize

Eliza - by Zachtronics

A Short Hike - by adamgryu

Untitled Goose Game - by House House

Mutazione - by Die Gute Fabrik

Slay the Spire - by Mega Crit Games

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust - by Sean Han Tani & Marina Kittaka

Excellence in Visual Art

Mutazione - by Die Gute Fabrik

Knights And Bikes - by Foam Sword

Void Bastards - by Blue Manchu

Creature in the Well- by Flight School Studio

Eastward - by Pixpil

Stone Story RPG - by Martian Rex / Standardcombo

Excellence in Audio

Observation - by No Code

Vectronom - by Ludopium

Astrologaster - by Nyamyam

Knights And Bikes - by Foam Sword

Mutazione - by Die Gute Fabrik

Untitled Goose Game - by House House

Excellence in Design

Katana ZERO - by Askiisoft

Lonely Mountains: Downhill - by Megagon Industries

Slay the Spire - by Mega Crit Games

A Short Hike - by adamgryu

Elsinore - by Golden Glitch

Patrick's Parabox - by Patrick Traynor

Excellence in Narrative

Mutazione - by Die Gute Fabrik

Heaven's Vault - by inkle

Elsinore - by Golden Glitch

Wide Ocean Big Jacket - by Turnfollow

Eliza - by Zachtronics

Lionkiller - by Sisi Jiang

Nuovo Award

Tales From Off-Peak City Vol. 1 - by Cosmo D Studios

Infini - by Barnaque

The Space Between - by Christoph Frey

Life Tastes Like Cardboard - by Demensa

Promesa - by Julián Palacios

Song of Bloom - by Philipp Stollenmayer

The Longing by Studio Seufz

Pagan: Autogeny - by Oleander Garden

Best Student Game

Orbital Bullet - by SmokeStab

A Juggler's Tale - Bergmann, Oberle, Probst, Schön Gbr

Forgotten - by Mutiny Games

Neon Beats - Okyo Games

Bore Dome - by Goblin Rage

Nothing In Sight - by Nothing In Sight Team


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Another stand-out title with several IGF nominations for 2020 is the hilarious Untitled Goose Game.


Check out the full list which includes all the honorable mentions and find out more about the Independent Games Festival on their website.

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