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10 Indonesian Games That Receive International Awards

By Febrianto Nur Anwari

Some of Indonesian games also critically acclaimed by professionals. Here’s some of the award-winning Indonesian games.


There’s no doubt that Indonesia has many great talents, including in game development. There are so many talents who can create a world class game, both locally and globally on every platform available, ranging from Flash, mobile, PC to Console games.

Indonesian Games

Not only they are enjoyed by the mass market, some of the Indonesian games also critically acclaimed by professionals and can grab some international awards. Here are some of the award-winning Indonesian games.

1

Infectonator 2 (Toge Productions)

Our list started with this zombie-themed game. Infectonator was one of the most successful IP in Armor Games, including Infectonator 2. This game successfully got two awards in Armor Games Game of The Year, Best Action Game and Best Game back in 2012.

Infectonator 2 is an action game that gives you all the awesomeness of Infecting people, turn them into zombies, and dominating the world. You only get a limited time to infect as many people as you can and turn them into zombies.

Play Infectonator 2: Armor Games

2

Pirateers (Labu Games)

There were many success stories in Flash platform from couple years ago. One of them is Pirateers from Labu Games. This game successfully grabbed the Best Adventure Game from Armor Games award for Game of the Year in 2014.

Pirateers is an adventure game where you will be living a pirate life. You must destroy navy ships, battle pirate ships, rob merchants and so on. And also, you can visit the treasure island and uncover the lost treasure.

Play Pirateers: Armor Games

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Infectonator Hot Chase (Toge Productions)

Infectonator series continues its success in mobile games with Infectonator Hot Chase. This Infectonator‘s debut in the mobile platform was named as the Best Mobile Game in Armor Games’ Game Of The Year 2013.

The game’s storyline revolves around a zombie who falls head over heels with Toge Productions’ anchorwoman that we meet at Infectonator. To get the girl, the zombie should chase her while infecting the passersby. It still has the Infectonator‘s spirit, but Toge Productions make the control easier for the mobile platform.

Download Infectonator Hot Chase: Android (Free) / iOS (Free)

4

Save The Hamsters (Solite Studio)

Solite Studio is a small studio from Madura, a small island located on the eastern side of Java. They make a history by grabbing the runner-up place in Imagine Cup 2013 that was held in Rusia with their mobile game, Save the Hamsters.

This game tells about four hamsters who get lost and are in need to find their way home. You must solve each puzzle-based level and overcome the obstacles in order to help them find their way back home.

Download Save the Hamsters: Windows Store

5

Froggy and the Pesticide (None Developers)

Three years later, None Developers continued the Solite Studio’s success by grabbing the same award with their game, Froggy and the Pesticide. They grabbed the runner-up place in Imagine Cup 2016 that was held in Seattle. The most interesting thing is, both None Developers and Solite Studio came from the same University and the same city!

This puzzle game also carries an educational message about the danger of using chemical pesticide. This game wants to educate people that there is another solution for the pest problem that is by using biopesticide.

Download Froggy and the Pesticide: Windows Store

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Febrianto is the Senior Editor of Duniaku.net and the Lead Editor of Gameprime.org. He started his career in game industry as a game journalist since 2008, and was one of the initial members of Duniaku.net since 2011. His biggest interest is local game developer scene. Currently, his mission is to spread the news about Indonesia’s game industry to both local and international game and creative industry’s enthusiast.