Switch games "I Was a Teenage Exocolonist" and "Gerda: A Flame In Winter" snag Games for Change awards
Congrats to the winners
Earlier today, we mentioned that Endling: Extinction is Forever had won two different awards at the 2023 Games for Change Awards. Turns out that wasn’t the only Switch game to take home a big win.
It’s been revealed that both “I Was a Teenage Exocolonist” and “Gerda: A Flame In Winter” have won awards at the big show as well. Both games are live on the Switch eShop right now, and you can find out more about the games and they categories they won below.
Best Narrative - Gerda: A Flame In Winter (Bird Island [ex-PortaPlay])
In “Gerda: A Flame In Winter,” players assume the role of Gerda, whose tranquil existence is upended by the tumultuous events of World War II, which cast their shadow upon her Danish village. This intimate narrative RPG-lite experience draws inspiration from real-life events and allows players to choose their path, actions, and alliances as Gerda navigates through the occupation.
Best Gameplay - I Was a Teenage Exocolonist (Northway Games)
“I Was a Teenage Exocolonist” is a sci-fi narrative RPG featuring card-based battles. As players embark on a journey to explore a hostile alien planet, they must navigate the challenges of growing up and finding love. The choices and skills acquired over ten years will shape the character’s life and the colony’s survival.