Papers, Please won big at the Games For Change Festival in New York (part of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival). The indie game took home the "Most Innovative" game award as well as the "Best Gameplay" award.
"We are thrilled to see such expressive and high-quality games from both commercial and independent developers," Games for Change president Asi Burak said. "By combining their passions and undeniable talent, these developers have succeeded not just financially, but also in presenting thought-provoking gameplay with real-world impact."
Other winners included Gone Home for "Game of the Year" and Mission US: Cheyenne Odyssey for "Most Significant Impact."
The "Game Changer" award went to Dr. James Paul Gee, who focuses on learning in games for grades K-12.