IndieCade, the International Festival of Independent Games has announced the upcoming festival dates and new awards to the lineup.
The festival will be held in Santa Monica, California from October 10-12 according to a press release.
Additionally, IndieCade will include several new award categories.
The new awards include several honors in game design and a new Social Impact award, which will honor games addressing social and political issues.
Also announced are the return of the IndieCade Jury Prix award for a game the festival’s jury decides need special distinction and the IndieCade Grand Jury award for the best game in the festival.
Here is a full list of the new Spotlight Awards for IndieCade 2019: