Factsheet

Organization
Dutch Game Garden
Based in The Netherlands

Since
2010-now

Editions
2018

Website
indigoshowcase.nl

Regular Price

VisitorsFree
Exhibitors€45

Description

INDIGO is the largest independent game showcase in the Netherlands, organized by Dutch Game Garden. At INDIGO, you play the finest, most outstanding games made by independent developers. The games range from brand new playable prototypes to completed games offering impressive and rich experiences. With the creators presenting them on our special custom-made arcade cabinets, the stage is set for you to meet the next rising star!

History

The first edition of INDIGO was held in 2010 at the Dutch Game Garden business center. In the following years, INDIGO rapidly grew in size, and smaller ‘Roadshows’ were organized at other events like Firstlook, DiGRA, Control Conference, Indievelopment, and Game in the City. In 2013, INDIGO traveled abroad, hosting international editions at Gamescom in Cologne and at the Dutch consolate during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. In 2016, international games were accepted to the large annual showcase, which contributed to the growing international character of INDIGO.

Features

  • 300+ games featured overall
  • 1300-1600+ visitors: developers, students, players, press, publishers, officials, and more
  • Diverse selection of games: PC, console, mobile, VR, AR, applied games, playful installations, prototypes, etc
  • Attendees include Valve, PlayStation, Nintendo, Apple, Epic Games, Unity, Oculus, and more

Videos

INDIGO 2018 YouTube

INDIGO 2016 YouTube

INDIGO @ GDC San Francisco Vimeo


Images

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Studios & Games

    Overview
    Below you can find a selection of games that were part of INDIGO. For a complete overview, please check out indigoshowcase.nl.

    Action Henk
    RageSquid's speedrunning 2.5D platformer in a nostalgic toy world that brings you back to when you were a kid playing with toys. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Awesomenauts
    A team-based competitive 2D arena game, made by Ronimo Games. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Bounden
    A whimsical ballet game on mobile for 2 players, with choreography by the Dutch National Ballet. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Deliver Us The Moon
    You play a rogue astronaut sent to the moon on a secret mission to save humanity from extinction. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Engare
    Engare is a game about mathematics of art, made by Iranian developer Mahdi Bahrami. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Herald
    Wispfire's interactive period drama about 19th-century colonialism. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Metrico+
    Metrico+ is an input-driven puzzle platformer in a world of infographics, made by Digital Dreams. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Old Man's Journey
    Old Man's Journey is a light-hearted puzzle adventure game about the life story of an old man. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Pillo
    Hug and play, using a pillow as a game controller. dutchgamegarden.nl.

    Reus
    Take control of nature through the hans of mighty giants. Made by Abbey Games. dutchgamegarden.nl.



Selected Articles & Quotes

  • "INDIGO was really cool, very busy and well-attended. I've been to many Dutch Game Garden events, and I'm very grateful for them. Our network has dramatically expanded, and we've been able to show our game to many people."
    - Luuk Waarbroek, Napalmtree Studios
  • "We at Twirlbound had a blast showcasing Pine! We had good interviews, and very very good business opportunities with publishers, that actually took action right after INDIGO. That's a better score than any previous conferences we've been to!"
    - Matthijs van de Laar, Twirlbound
  • "A Peak Into the Indie Games at This Year’s INDIGO Showcase"
    - Amir-Esmaeil Bozorgzadeh, Gamesauce
  • "Nederlandse game-industrie toont nieuwe titels op INDIGO"
    - Bastiaan Vroegop, NU.nl
  • "Indigo 2017: In de gevangenis tonen indiestudio's hun vrijheid"
    - Erwin Vogelaar, Gamer.nl
  • "Nederlandse game helpt mensen om te gaan met prikkels"
    - Daniel Verlaan, RTL Z
  • "Samen spelen is leuker tijdens Indigo 2016"
    - Erwin Vogelaar, Gamer.nl
  • "Video: fietspaden testen nog voordat ze gemaakt zijn"
    - Bram van Dijk, RTL Nieuws
  • "Indigo: het gezelligste game-event van Nederland"
    - Erwin Vogelaar, Gamer.nl
  • "INDIGO 2016: een dagje indie-games"
    - Feres Aouinet, IGN
  • "Simon checkt de vijf beste games van Indigo 2016"
    - Simon Zijlemans, Insidegamer
  • "Nederlandse indiegames, meer dan geinig"
    - Jurjen Tiersma, Power Unlimited
  • "INDIGO 2017: De kleintjes zijn de toekomst"
    - Rohald De Bruyne, Gamecensor
  • "Indigo 2016 Report"
    - Kelfecil, Hyper Light Up
  • "Top 5: Nederlandse indie-games op INDIGO 2012"
    - Daniel Verlaan, Bright

INDIGO website
All information about the upcoming edition of INDIGO. .

Frequently Asked Questions about Dutch Game Garden
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Upcoming events in the games industry
Check out our calendar to see our events and those of our partners. dutchgamegarden.nl.


About Dutch Game Garden

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Dutch Game Garden (DGG) is a game incubator and business center with multiple locations in the Netherlands, housing 40+ game studios. Our mission is to create job opportunities and economic growth by supporting the Dutch games industry and promoting entrepreneurship. Besides providing studio space, events, advice & matchmaking, Dutch Game Garden's incubation program helps promising game startups by providing game business knowledge, workshops and access to an ever-expanding network of industry professionals.

More information
More information on Dutch Game Garden, our logo & relevant media are available here.



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