The Nordic games industry will be in strong form at this year’s MomoCon, taking place Thursday to Sunday, 28-31 May at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Over 15,000 fans of Japanese anime, American animation and comics, as well as digital and board games are expected to attend.
2015 also marks the debut of the annual MomoCon Indie Game Awards. Amongst the 20 nominated titles, selected from 120 entries, are four games from Nordic developers: Among the Sleep (Krillbite Studio), Back to Bed (Bedtime Digital Games), Chronology (Osao Games) and Shadow Puppeteer (Sarepta Studio).
Among the Sleep, Back to Bed and Shadow Puppeteer are also among the titles nominated at this year’s Nordic Game Awards. Chronology was also nominated for the “Indie Sensation Award” at Nordic Game 2014.
Five winners will be announced at an award ceremony at MomoCon on Saturday, 30 May. Each winner will receive a US$1000 prize purse, a MomoCon 2016 exhibition space and a dedicated panel at next year’s event.
Learn more about MomoCon at www.momocon.com.