BIG Festival 2017 Reveals Winners of the International Competition

Overcooked Phil Duncan receiving Award for BIG 2017’s Best Game

São Paulo – Brazil, July 3, 2017 – The award ceremony of the 5th edition of BIG Festival, Latin America’s largest independent games event, took place on the night of June 29th, in the Adoniran Barbosa auditorium, in São Paulo Capital city, Brazil. General public, special guests and game developers crowded the audience, anticipating the final results that would announce the winners of the 13 categories in the competition, including Best Game, Best Brazilian Game and People’s Choice. And the cooperative cooking game Overcooked, by Phil Duncan’s Ghost Town Games, took home the most coveted trophy of the night: the Best Game of BIG Festival 2017. read more

Shota Nakama Creator of Video Game Orchestra to Host Special Panel at BIG Festival 2017

Sao Paulo, Brazil – The flames of Rock’n’Roll will burn ablaze in São Paulo, Brazil! One of the guests of BIG Festival 2017 is the renowned music producer Shota Nakama, the creator of the acclaimed Video Game Orchestra, one of the largest musical concerts dedicated to videogame music in the world. He will host a special panel, on June 30th at 10 am, together with Brazilian musician Antonio Teoli. read more

God of War Composer Gerard Marino to Headline 2017 Brazilian Independent Games Festival Business Forum

Critically acclaimed music composer Gerard Marino confirmed to attend panel discussion at BIG 2017

São Paulo – Brazil – The trumpets of Mount Olympus will echo throughout the capital city of São Paulo! when Gerard Marino, the composer of the epic soundtrack for video game God of War will attend BIG Festival 2017, holding a special talk during BIG Business Forum, on June 28th, at 10am. The panel discussion named for the occasion “From DJ to God of War Music Composer: A talk with Gerard Marino” will be hosted by Brazilian game composer Antonio Teoli. read more

Fifth Annual Brazilian Independent Games (BIG) Festival International Awards Competition Finalists Revealed

Chilean game The Deadly Tower of Monsters, developed by ACE Team, leads with 4 nominations; event has received 617 game submissions

São Paulo – The largest independent games event in Latin America, BIG Festival, has announced the finalists for the fifth annual Brazilian Independent Games Festival international awards competition, revealing a list of 45 nominated titles. The Chilean game The Deadly Tower of Monsters, by developer ACE Team, grabbed the highest number of nominations within four categories, including Best Game. The winners will be announced on June 29th at the award ceremony at Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil. read more