Indie Corner

The SXSW Gaming Indie Corner is home to some of the best independent game titles and development teams from around the world.

Indie Corner at SXSW Gaming 2018 - Photo by Diego Donamaria

Indie Corner at SXSW Gaming 2018 - Photo by Diego Donamaria

Indie Corner


The Indie Corner is home to all the independent games and developers nominated for a Gamer’s Voice Award. Here, each title is showcased in a public voting competition to see who will win one of the coveted Gamer’s Voice Awards, with each winner revealed on the night of the SXSW Gaming Awards.

Indie Corner Hours & Location

Friday March 15 – Saturday, March 16 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Austin Convention Center 1st Floor, Exhibit Halls 1 & 2

SXSW Gaming 2019 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Friday, March 15 – Sunday, March 17.

2019 SXSW Gaming Gamer’s Voice Awards Nominees


Gamer’s Voice: Mobile Game

Nishan Shaman – NEXT Studios / Tencent Mobile International Ltd
Oddmar – MobGe LTD
Pico Tanks: Multiplayer Mayhem – Panda Arcade
Tap! Tap! Kingdom – Vixa Games
Merchant – Retora Games
FRACTER – 4L Games

Gamer’s Voice: Tabletop Game

Feudum – Odd Bird Games
Side Effects – Pillbox Games
Space Park – Keymaster Games
Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down – King Racoon Games
Dialect: A Game About Language and How It Dies – Thorny Games
Unbroken – Golden Bell Studios & Altema Games

Gamer’s Voice: Video Game

60 Parsecs! – Robot Gentleman
Astroneer – System Era Softworks
Fantasy Strike – Sirlin Games
Felix the Reaper – Kong Orange
Katana ZERO – Askiisoft LLC / Devolver Digital
Joggernauts – Space Mace
Sword Legacy Omen – Firecast Studio / Fableware Narrative Design / Team17 Digital Ltd
The Crown of Leaves – The Broken Horn
The Gardens Between – The Voxel Agents
The World Next Door – Rose City Games / VIZ Media
Thunder Rally – Typical Entertainment
Unheard – NEXT Studios
Vectronom – Ludopium
WHAT THE GOLF? – Triband
Zarvot – Snowhydra
Mech League SMASH – VRGEN

Gamer’s Voice: Virtual Reality

Intruders: Hide & Seek – DAEDALIC Entertainment GmbH
MARE – Visiontrick Media
Twilight Path – Charm Games

Voting Process – How YOU Can Help These Titles Win

Vote onsite at the Indie Corner in the SXSW Gaming Expo for your favorite Gamer’s Voice nominee to determine which of our carefully curated games will win the coveted title of Gamer’s Voice Award Winner at the 2019 SXSW Gaming Awards.

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