Valencia Indie Awards

The "Valencia Indie Awards" are the prizes that will be awarded at the Awards Gala on the 4th of March in the afternoon. Developers who have presented their projects until February 6th, 2023 will be eligible for these awards.

For this edition, ten categories of awards have been stipulated which will be judged by an international committee of experts including renowned journalists, developers and creators.

Special Guests

Our international and multidisciplinary panel of judges

Speaker 1

Raquel Cervantes

3DJuegos, MarcaGaming, GamesTribune × Game Journalist, Digital Sun × CM

Speaker 5

Chris Charla

ID@Xbox × Senior Director

Speaker 2

Juan Gómez

Game Side Story

Speaker 4

Jupiter Hadley

Armor Games × Licensing Manager Games

Speaker 6

Shin Imai

IGN Japan

Speaker 2

Marta Oller

Meristation, Playmania × Game Journalist

Speaker 1

Martina Santoro

Unreal Engine × Evangelist

Speaker 1

Shuhei Yoshida

Sony Interactive Entertainment × Head of Indies Initiative

Categories and Awards VIS'23

Best Indie Game
The Knight Witch - Super Mega Team
(PC, Switch, Playstation)

Best PC Indie Game
Chained Echoes - Deck13 Spotlight / Matthias Linda
(Xbox X|S, PC, Switch, Playstation 5)

Best Console Indie Game
Lunistice - Deck13 Spotlight / A Grumpy Fox
(PC, Switch)

Best Mobile Indie Game
Cozy Nook - UA School

Best Game in Development
Minabo - DevilishGames
(Xbox X|S, PC, Switch, Playstation 5)

Best Art
Rise of Fox Hero - Josep Monzonís Hernández (2ksomnis)
(Xbox, PC, Switch, Playstation)

Best Music & Sound
PopSlinger - Funky Can Creative
(PC, Switch)

Best Narrative
Blacktail - The Parasight
(Xbox X|S, PC, Playstation 5)

Best Design
Souldiers - Retro Forges
(Xbox One / X|S, PC, Switch, Playstation 5 /4)

Best Game made in Valencia
UnderDungeon - Josyan

Special Audience Award
The Occultist - Pentakill Studios
(Xbox X|S, PC, Playstation 5)

Selection of the Jury, Games in exhibition VIS'23

(alphabetical order)

Demo Reel exhibition VIS'23


Partners & Collaborators