iFEST in Seattle – May 14th, 2016

Academy of Interactive Entertainment is hosting iFEST, a festival devoted to indie games of all types, including video, board, card, etc.

Join us on May 14th at Seattle Center, on the main floor of the Armory Building, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to experience, play and have fun with cool, innovative, unique and imaginative games produced by indie game developers. Other activities include industry speakers and an opportunity to cast a vote for your favorite game via the “People’s Choice” award. iFEST is a free, all-ages event, and is open to the public.

If you are an indie game developer and want to feature your game at iFEST, contact Pete Huff at peterh@aie.edu.au or Kirsten Ugalde at kirstenu@aie.edu.au for table registration details and Early Bird table rates.

If you are a video game enthusiast and want to stay in the loop on iFEST updates click and register here: ifest2016seattle. eventbrite.com


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iFEST 2015 video from Pixel Bokeh in Seattle

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Commander Kamala wins People’s Choice Award

Congratulations to Escape Fuel Studios, and their game Commander Kamala, which won the People’s Choice award at iFEST in Seattle on Saturday, May 2nd.

To find out more information about Commander Kamala, please visit Escape Fuel Studios website at www.escapefuel.com


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iFEST Seattle Games (2015 Update)

Here is a list of games from iFEST 2015 in Seattle:

Necropolis from Harebrained Schemes @ www.harebrained-schemes.com

Shadowrun: Dragonfall from Harebrained Schemes @ www.harebrained-schemes.com

Golem Arcana from Harebrained Schemes @ www.harebrained-schemes.com

XO from Jumpdrive Studios @ www.jmpdrv.com

Tumblestone from The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild @ www.tumblestonegame.com

Soul Locus from Fat Loot Games @ www.fatlootgames.com

Monster Stacker from Fat Loot Games @ www.fatlootgames.com

Alphabeats from Rad Dragon @ www.alphabeatsgame.com

Skulldug! from Ruddy Games @ www.ruddygam.es

Immune Defense from Molecular Jig Games @  www.molecularjig.com

Texas Twist Poker from Spontaneous QuirK @ www.texastwistpoker.com

Lords of New York from Lunchtime Studios, LLC @ www.lordsofnewyork.com

Reaper Rush from FMJ Games @ www.fmjgames.com

Soldier Girl from FMJ Games @ www.fmjgames.com

Monkey Land 3D: Sub Zero from FMJ Games @ www.fmjgames.com

Infinite Scuba from Cascade Game Foundry @ www.infinitescuba.com

Dust Bunny Sweep! from Cardboard Sled @ www.cardboardsled.com

Commander Kamala from Escape Fuel @ www.escapefuel.com

All Your Friends from Caffeinated Games @ www.caffeinatedgames.com

March of Industry from Archive Entertainment @ www.archiveentertainment.com

Biplane from www.biplane3d.com

Bring Your Own Book from Do Better Games @ www.bringyourownbook.com

The Rosebud Condominium from Versus Software @  www.versus-software.com/rosebud

Charlotte Seeker from BEARCOWBOY @ www.bearcowboy.com

Dust Bunny Sweep! from Cardboard Sled @ www.cardboardsled.com

Infinite Scuba from Cascade Game Foundry @ www.infinitescuba.com

Temple from Spite House @ www.spite.house

Universe Sandbox 2 from Giant Army @ www.universesandbox.com

And AIE student games: Fae-Tal, SlimeTime, and Total Withdrawal


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iFEST is a FREE festival for independent game developers: from new startups and established studios to anyone who thinks they might have what it takes to imagine, design, build and market games.


iFEST Schedule

Melbourne - 29th March 2015
The Atrium & ACMI
Federation Square, Melbourne

Seattle - 2nd May 2015
Seattle Center Armory
Seattle, WA

Sydney - TBA 2015
Lv 1, Wentworth Park Grandstand
Wentworth Park Rd, Ultimo NSW

Lafayette - TBA
LITE Center
537 Cajundome Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70506