Proteus and Minecraft win big at Indie End of Year Awards

London, December 2011

At a packed venue in fashionable South London last night, the cream of the UK’s indie developers came together to celebrate 2011 in indie gaming with a festive knees-up and awards ceremony hosted by gaming radio legends One Life Left.

Proteus by Ed Key was one of the night’s big winners, taking away several “Golden Teabag” awards, including the Grand Prize, “Notch’s Game of the Year”.

RockPaperShotgun and IndieGames.com both put forwards their favourite games of the last twelve months, with games as diverse as ‘Frozen Synapse’, ‘Stealth Bastard’, ‘Xenonauts’, ‘Waves’ and ‘The Binding of Isaac’ taking away awards.

Minecraft also won big, taking away “IndieGames.com’s Game of the Year” and, shockingly, “Best Minecraft”.

Adventure “To the Moon” grabbed RockPaperShotgun’s favourite game of the year.

For a full list of winners, and photos from the event: http://www.sizefivegames.com/2011/12/11/indievisibilty-end-of-year-awards-results/

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