A mutant soap opera where small-town gossip meets the supernatural...
MUTAZIONE is an adventure game where the juicy personal drama is just as important as the high-stakes adventure part of the story.
Explore the community as 15-year-old Kai as she travels to the strange and secretive community of Mutazione to care for her ailing grandfather, Nonno.
Make new friends; plant musical gardens; attend BBQs, band nights and boat trips; and embark on a final spiritual journey to save everyone from the strange darkness at the heart of it all.
Over 100 years ago, the meteor “Moon Dragon” struck a tropical holiday resort. Most of the inhabitants perished, while those who survived began to show strange mutations... The rescue missions quickly retreated, and those who remained in the mutating environment founded the small and isolated community of Mutazione.
Fast-forward to modern day, where you play as 15-year-old Kai as she travels to Mutazione to help nurse her dying grandfather back to health. But things aren’t as simple as they seem... Nonno has other plans for Kai; secrets and betrayals simmer under the friendly community’s surface; and there’s a creepy bird-like figure who keeps on appearing in Kai’s dreams.
They can survive an apocalyptic meteor strike, but can they survive their small-town drama?
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
Excellence in Visual Art
Excellence in Audio
Excellence in Design
Excellence in Narrative
Best Student Game
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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