We’re excited to again sponsor the IndieCade Festival! IndieCade returns this year in an all online format with the IndieCade: Anywhere and Everywhere Festival 2021. Anywhere and Everywhere will feature 48 incredible games across genres, platforms, and experiences.

Join the celebration, connect with the creators, experience the gameplay, play demos and featured games, and have a chance to be a part of this groundbreaking community.

The NYU Game Center is taking part in a number of different ways, and we encourage you to check-out our live-stream session, nominated games, and more!

Game Center LIVE at IndieCade 2021

The NYU Game Center will be hosting a special edition of NYU Game Center LIVE at IndieCade on Friday, October 21, 3:00pm EST.

Come check-out a regular Friday in October at the NYU Game Center. We’ll tour the NYU Game Center’s floor and chat with students, faculty, and alumni. See what games our community is currently making and hang out with us for a bit. Who knows who we might run into!

Congratulations to the 2021 IndieCade nominated games from
the NYU Game Center community:

Out for Delivery 
by Yuxin Gao (MFA ’20)

RATS: High Tea at Sea 
by Eric Zimmerman (Faculty), Josh DeBonis (Adjunct Faculty), and Shut Up & Sit Down

And a big congratulations to NYU Game Center Professor Eric Zimmerman who is being honored, alongside Nathalie Pozzi, with this year’s honorary Bernie DeKoven Big Fun Award!

Check-out these sessions, which feature NYU Game Center games, alumni, faculty, and students!


Friday, Oct 22, 3:00pm EST: NYU Game Center LIVE– We’re going to live-stream a tour of the NYU Game Center and chat with various students, faculty, and staff around the floor!

Friday, Oct 21, 4:20pm EST: Out for Delivery – A live-stream of Yuxin Gao’s (MFA ’20) IndieCade nominated game Out for Delivery!

Friday, Oct 21, 7:20pm EST: Iron Game Design Challenge – Based on Iron Chef, game designers will compete to make the best game using a secret ingredient in under an hour. Cheer on mattie brice (Faculty) who is representing the NYU Game Center!

Saturday, Oct 23, 12:40pm EST: RATS: High Tea at Sea – A live-stream of Eric Zimmeran (Faculty), Josh DeBonis (Adjunct Faculty), and Shut Up & Sit Down’s IndieCade nominated game!

Sunday, Oct 24, 3:00pm EST: Award Ceremony – Cheer for Out for Delivery & RATS: High Tea at Sea in the Awards Ceremony, and our very own Eric Zimmerman is being honored alongside Natalie Pozzi with the Bernie DeKoven Big Fun Award.

Tickets to the 2021 IndieCade festival are free and open to all. The festival is happening entirely online. Find more information, the full schedule and nominated games, and tickets here.

Register for free here!